South Carolina vs. Michigan Prediction

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Michigan Wolverines 12/7/18, Prediction & Odds

The undefeated and fifth-ranked Michigan Wolverines will be at home this afternoon as big favorites in a contest against the South Carolina Gamecocks. After a close call last game on the road, can Michigan return today to winning decisively as it was before the narrow victory?

Game Snapshot

723 South Carolina Gamecocks at 724 Michigan Wolverines

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Crisler Arena at 12PM ET

TV: FS1

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Wolverines are an 18-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 136.5 points. As of Friday night, 62 percent of public bets are siding with host Michigan. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Gamecocks falter in second half at Wyoming

South Carolina (4-4) was outscored 40-27 Wednesday night at the Cowboys to drop to 4-4 on the season. The Gamecocks shot only 22-of-66 from the floor including 3-of-20 from 3-point range in the poor effort. A.J. Lawson paced USC with 15 points on 5-of-16 shooting to go with nine rebounds. Chris Silva added 11 points, eight rebounds, three blocked shots, three steals and two assists.

Wolverines edge host Wildcats

Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half Tuesday night as Michigan (9-0) survived by a count of 62-60 at Northwestern. Brazdeikis shot 9-of-18 from the floor with four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Jordan Poole tallied 15 points, two rebounds and two assists. Zavier Simpson added 10 points, five assists and three boards. The Wolverines shot 24-of-55 from the floor in the win including 5-of-20 from 3-point distance.

College Basketball Betting Trends

South Carolina

The Gamecocks are 1-8-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. South Carolina is 6-1 ATS in its last seven games versus the Big Ten Conference.

Michigan

The Wolverines are 5-1 ATS in their last six games after an ATS loss. Michigan is 3-1-1 ATS in its last five Saturday games.

Prediction:

After the first close call of Michigan's season, it turns around for a home non-conference date. Something tells me the Wolverines won't be fully locked in for this one, especially with an it coming directly after the first two Big Ten contests. The Gamecocks will want to erase the bad tastes of the Wyoming game, so look for them to keep it close long enough to stay within the number.

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS +18

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