South Carolina vs Mississippi State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 6, 2021

The Mississippi State Bulldogs (10-9) visit the South Carolina Gamecocks (5-6) after losing three road games in a row. The Gamecocks are favored by only 2.5 points in the contest, which begins at 3:30 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is 142.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

South Carolina Betting Information

  • South Carolina is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 5-6
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Gamecocks are 2-4 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Gamecocks and their opponents have hit the over in 7 of 11 games this season (63.6%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

South Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
A.J. Lawson 11 17.6 3.9 1.7 1.6 0.2 2.8
Keyshawn Bryant 9 14.6 5.6 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.3
Jermaine Couisnard 11 11.8 3.0 3.7 1.4 0.0 1.9
Justin Minaya 11 8.5 7.0 2.1 0.5 0.7 1.3
Wildens Leveque 11 5.4 5.4 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.0

Mississippi State Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 10-8.
  • As at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Bulldogs tend to come up short with only a 4-6 record against the spread.
  • 10 of the Bulldogs 18 games (55.6%) this season have been over the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Bulldogs got a team-high 10 points from Tolu Smith in a 61-45 loss to Arkansas on Tuesday. They failed to covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 106 points to go under the 143 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Mississippi State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D.J. Stewart 19 17.1 3.4 2.5 1.3 0.2 1.5
Iverson Molinar 16 16.9 4.1 2.9 1.2 0.1 1.4
Tolu Smith 19 12.7 8.3 1.1 0.5 0.9 0.0
Jalen Johnson 19 6.2 2.0 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.3
Abdul Ado 19 5.3 6.4 0.7 0.8 1.8 0.0

Total Facts

  • In South Carolina’s matchups this season, the Gamecocks and their opponents have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 142 points seven times (63.6% of opportunities).
  • In eight out of Mississippi State’s 19 games this season (42.1%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 145.7 points per game, 3.7 points more than the over/under of 142 for this contest.
  • This game’s point total is 0.9 fewer points than the 141.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Gamecocks games is 150.6 points, 8.6 more than the over/under of 142 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 5.8 points separates this game’s over/under (142 points) and the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (136.2 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 South Carolina South Carolina -2 146.5 -136 +112 Regular Season 83-71 S CAR
2/19/2020 Mississippi State Mississippi State -5.5 144 -244 +193 Regular Season 79-76 MISSST
2/23/2019 N/A Mississippi State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-61 MISSST
1/8/2019 N/A South Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-82 S CAR

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