Alabama vs. South Carolina Prediction
SEC foes square off in Columbia, SC on Wednesday night where South Carolina will host No. 2 Alabama at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
With the Tide laying a whopping 18 points and the total sitting at 148, what’s the smart play when it comes to this conference matchup?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
721 Alabama Crimson Tide (-17.5) at 722 South Carolina Gamecocks (+17.5); o/u 147.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, SC
Alabama vs. South Carolina Public Betting Information
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Alabama Crimson Tide DFS Spin
Charles Bediako (undisclosed) was a limited participant during Monday's practice, Mike Rodak of AL.com reports. Bediako is dealing with an undisclosed injury ahead of Wednesday's matchup with South Carolina. The 7-foot sophomore has started in all 27 games this season, logging 5.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 20.1 minutes per game. Bediako's expected status for the contest is unknown, but head coach Nate Oats is optimistic that Bediako will be able to log a full practice on Tuesday.
South Carolina Gamecocks DFS Spin
Ford Cooper (thigh) is unlikely to play Wednesday against Alabama, Michael Lananna reports. The senior is trending towards missing his sixth straight game due to a thigh injury that occurred in early February. If Cooper were to miss Wednesday's game, his next chance to return would be Saturday against Tennessee.
Alabama vs. South Carolina CBB Betting Trends
Over is 10-4 in Gamecocks last 14 overall
Under is 9-4 in Gamecocks last 13 home games
Under is 5-1-1 in Crimson Tide last 7 road games
Under is 7-3 in Crimson Tide last 10 overall
Alabama vs. South Carolina CBB Prediction:
The underdog is 10-4-1 against the spread in their last 15 games, while the Gamecocks are 4-1 against the number in their last five games overall. The Crimson Tide, meanwhile, are just 1-6 against the number in their last seven road games versus a team with a losing home record, are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games versus a team with a losing record and are 7-18-2 at the betting window in their last 27 games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage that is below .400.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS +17.5