The South Carolina Gamecocks head to square off against the Missouri Tigers at Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field this week. The game kicks off Saturday, Oct 3 at 12:00 p.m. ET and will be shown on SECN.
In last week’s matchup, Missouri lost to Kentucky 21-13. Maty Mauk had a quality performance through the air in the loss, connecting on 15 of 30 pass attempts for 180 yards and one TD. South Carolina is hoping for another victory like last week’s performance, when it defeated UCF 31-14. Pharoh Cooper had a good performance for the Gamecocks, grabbing four receptions for 69 yards and one TD. Lorenzo Nunez had 184 yards and two TDs through the air.
As a small three-point underdog, the Gamecocks look to upend the Tigers. The Over/Under (O/U) is unavailable currently.
While the Tigers are 3-1 Straight Up (SU), they’ve fallen short Against The Spread (ATS) this season with a 0-4 record. Expect the Tigers defense to restrict South Carolina’s passing attack. The Tigers have the 13th-ranked pass defense in the nation and give up only 146.2 passing yards per game.
As for their opponent, the Gamecocks head into Week 5 with records of 2-2 for both ATS and SU. The Tigers might be leery of throwing too often against the Gamecocks. They rank 22nd in the country in interceptions with 1.5 on the season.
Predictions: SU Winner – Missouri, ATS Winner – Missouri
South Carolina is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of South Carolina’s last 8 games.
South Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road.
South Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Carolina’s last 6 games on the road.
Missouri is 1-0 SU when leading at the half this season.
Based on overall FBS ratings, Missouri holds the upper hand in the passing game. Its passing attack (ranked 76th in the nation) will face the 86th-ranked pass defense of South Carolina, while its 13th-ranked pass defense will look to limit the 114th-ranked passing game of the Gamecocks.read more