4* NCAAB *BEST BET*
South Carolina vs. Tennessee,
02/08/2012 20:00 EDT,
Score: 57 - 69
Point Spread: +7½/-110 South Carolina
4* NCAAB *BEST BET* on South Carolina +7.5
Off back-to-back games against the league's best (Florida and Kentucky), South Carolina will be primed for a showdown with a Tennessee team it wants badly.
The Gamecocks return 4 starters who suffered 4 and 6-point losses to the Vols last season. Those narrow defeats will be the driving force behind an inspired performance tonight.
South Carolina is a little bit better than its record might lead you to believe. It's just 1-7 in conference play but 5 of those losses came to Florida, Kentucky and Vandy.
The Gamecocks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, and the road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in this matchup. It is also worth noting the Gamecocks are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Tennessee. Take the points.