Saturday SEC Predictions

SEC Predictions: Why Auburn, Vandy & Tennessee Should Cover 2/17/18

Here are a trio of SEC teams that should cover the spread for bettors for Saturday's college basketball slate.

No. 10 Auburn at South Carolina, 3:30 p.m. ET, SECN

According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Tigers are 6-point road favorites to beat the Gamecocks on Saturday. The total, meanwhile, sits at 148.5 points. As of Saturday afternoon, 78% of betting tickets were on the Tigers to cover the spread and 76% of the money is also on Auburn.

The Tigers have been one of the best ATS teams in the nation of late. They're 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games, are 13-3 against the number in their last 16 conference games and have covered in 20 of their last 27 games overall. Meanwhile, the Gamecocks are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, are 0-4 against the number in their last four home games, and are 1-4 ATS in their last five conference matchups.

SEC Prediction: Auburn Tigers -6

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Florida at Vanderbilt, 4:00 p.m. ET, ESPN2

The Gators find themselves as small road favorite today when they take on the Commodores, who opened as a 3.5-point home dog but are now +3. The Gators are currently receiving 86% of the betting tickets right now at online sportsbooks and 86% of the money.

The Gators have stunk at the betting window in this series. The underdog is a perfect 9-0 against the spread in the last nine meetings between these two teams while the Gators are just 1-4 against the number in their last five road games versus Vanderbilt and winless at 0-5 ATS in their last five games versus the Commodores overall.

SEC Prediction: Vanderbilt Commodores +3

No. 18 Tennessee at Georgia, 6:00 p.m. ET, SECN

The Vols opened as 2.5-point road favorites but the line has jumped to 3 points at most sports books. As of this writing, 76% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Volunteers to cover, while 79% of the money wagered online is also on Tennessee.

Tennessee has covered the spread in nine of last 11 road games, is 7-1 at the betting window in its last eight games played on Saturday and is 4-1 ATS in its last five games coming off a win. On the other side, the Bulldogs are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven conference games and have failed to cover in 11 of their last 15 games coming off a win.

SEC Prediction: Tennessee Vols -3

 

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