South Carolina at Missouri odds, picks and prediction

Previewing Tuesday’s South Carolina Gamecocks at Missouri Tigers sports betting odds and lines, with college basketball betting picks, tips and predictions.

The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-3 overall, 1-1 SEC) visit the Missouri Tigers (8-2, 2-2) in a Tuesday night (7 p.m. ET) contest at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Below, we analyze the South Carolina-Missouri college basketball betting odds and lines, with picks and predictions.

Missouri is No. 19 in the Ferris Mowers Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY Sports.

South Carolina at Missouri: Betting odds, spread and lines

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  • Money line: South Carolina +200 (bet $100 to win $200) | Missouri -250 (bet $250 to win $100)
  • Against the spread/ATS: South Carolina +5.5 (-110) | Missouri -5.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under:143.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

South Carolina at Missouri: Three things to know

  1. On Saturday, both the Gamecocks and Tigers returned from COVID shutdowns. South Carolina has had a few breaks in their schedule and did not play between Dec. 5-Jan. 2. The Gamecocks lost, 85-80, at LSU on Saturday. Missouri has had a more normal slate, but the Tigers had a 10-day layoff leading up to a 68-52 win over Texas A&M on Saturday.
  2. Missouri has held foes to an SEC-best 39.4% accuracy mark from the floor. Over their last three games, the Tigers’ opponents are shooting just 37.3% from behind the arc. Drilling down on shot-type analytics for the season Mizzou has been especially effective defending along the perimeter: opponents are shooting just 27.4% from 3-point distance.
  3. South Carolina plays an up-tempo style of basketball, with USC games averaging nearly 74 possessions. That’s up slightly from last season, and the Under is 4-2 in the Gamecocks’ six games. Missouri has played a schedule of mostly slow-tempo teams. Three opponents — Arkansas, Illinois, Oral Roberts — stand out like rabbits in the pace game. Mizzou logged ATS wins against all three (Over 2-0-1).

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South Carolina at Missouri: Odds, betting lines, predictions and picks


Missouri 76, South Carolina 69

Money line (ML)

PASS: look for a better value with the Tigers minus the points.

Against the spread (ATS)

South Carolina was solid in playing LSU tough on the road on Saturday. The Gamecocks were successful on the offensive glass in collecting the ATS win. And now they’re perhaps a bit overrated in this spot. A second straight road performance coming against a strong defensive team like Missouri seems unlikely.

TAKE THE TIGERS -5.5 (-110).

Over/Under (O/U)

There’s only the slightest Over lean here: PASS.

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