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A pair of SEC East foes will meet on the gridiron for college football betting action at Williams Brice Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the South Carolina Gamecocks tango with the Tennessee Volunteers.
The Vols are on the ropes right now, as they have just three wins through seven games and need to find three more at some point over the course of the rest of the season if they are going to save Head Coach Derek Dooley’s job.
South Carolina came painfully close to knocking-off No.6 LSU last Saturday in a 23-21 loss as a three-point underdog on the road. The loss dropped the Gamecocks to 6-1 both straight-up and against the spread on the year, but they still control their own destiny in the SEC East heading into this huge showdown.
Quarterback Conner Shaw has done a good job running the South Carolina offense this season and running back Marcus Lattimore is returning to form after suffering a devastating knee injury last season.
South Carolina vaulted all the way to No.3 in the latest AP poll with its impressive 35-7 thrashing of then-No.5 Georgia as a one-point home favorite. The Gamecocks are now a perfect 6-0 straight-up and a very profitable 5-1 against the spread. The total stayed UNDER against the Bulldogs with a closing line of 54.5 and has now stayed UNDER in two of their last three games.
The old ball coach has his team playing rock-solid on both sides of the ball behind quarterback Conner Shaw and running back Marcus Lattimore on offense and a shutdown defense
Georgia has steamrolled its way to a 5-0 straight-up (2-3 against the spread) start behind an offense that is ranked eighth in the nation in scoring with an average of 48.2 points a game. The Bulldogs are a perfect 3-0 SU in conference play with dominating victories over Missouri, Vanderbilt, and Tennessee in which they outscored their opponents by a combined 140-67. The total has gone OVER in all five games.
Steve Spurrier and his South Carolina Gamecocks are all the way up to number six in this week’s college football rankings. The Gamecocks looked shaky in the season opener at Vanderbilt, but they have gotten stronger each game and last week’s 31-10 win over Missouri was impressive. Kentucky is just 1-3 so far this year, but they have given South Carolina and some other big SEC schools trouble at home over the past few seasons.
The Missouri Tigers are finding out very quickly that life in the SEC is extremely tough. Georgia put it on them in their first SEC game, and now the Tigers must travel to eighth ranked South Carolina this weekend. Steve Spurrier’s team will likely be in contention for the SEC East crown this season. Let’s take a look at this interesting SEC matchup for Saturday afternoon.
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The No. 1 team in the nation will have its hands full on the road on Saturday in Columbia, where the South Carolina Gamecocks will look to knock off the Kentucky Wildcats. Join the BTB Expert Handicappers right now! Click …