South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers 3-5-22

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers 3/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers 3/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The South Carolina Gamecocks vs #5 Auburn Tigers in a Southeastern Conference clash in Auburn Arena, AL, on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 1:00 PM ET.

 

Junior guard Jermaine Couisnard is key for the South Carolina Gamecocks, posting 11.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 1.1 steals in 24.2 minutes per game. He’s hitting 41% of his shots from the field, 32.7 percent from the three-point range, and 67.2 percent of his free throws. Couisnard ended his previous game against Missouri with 17 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists, a block, and a steal in 33 minutes.

 

The South Carolina Gamecocks’ finest strength is their defense, which allows only 69.8 points per game. They gave up 41.6 percent of all shots this season, including 31.6 percent from beyond the arc. According to KenPom.com’s ranking methodology, they are placed 31st in adjusted defensive efficiency.

 

  • The total went OVER in 9 of South Carolina’s last 10 matches.
  • The University of South Carolina Gamecocks is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 matches against Auburn.
  • South Carolina is 5-1 SU in their last 6 matches in the Southeastern Conference.

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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers Predictions 3/5/2022

 

Freshman big Jabari Smith is a standout for the Auburn Tigers, posting 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists, one block, and 1.1 steals in 28.3 minutes per game. He’s hitting 44.3 percent of his shots from the field, 42.5 percent from beyond the arc, and 81.2 percent of his free throws. Smith scored 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and dished out two assists in 35 minutes against Mississippi State.

 

The Auburn Tigers are playing well on defense this season, allowing only 66.9 points per game. So far, they’ve done a good job of protecting shooters, surrendering 38.3 percent of shots overall and 30.7 percent from distance. The Tigers’ defensive efficiency adjustment is rated 7th in the country.

 

  • The University of Auburn Tigers is 17-3 SU in their last 20 matches.
  • Auburn is 5-1 SU in their last 6 matches at home against South Carolina.
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of Auburn’s last 5 matches played on a Saturday.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs #5 Auburn Tigers. The NCAAB pick for this game is the #5 Auburn Tigers. According to KenPom’s adjusted efficiency margin, Auburn is ranked seventh in the country with a +25.42 rating, while South Carolina is ranked 96th in the country with a +8.07 rating this year.

 

On the defensive side of the ball, the Gamecocks gave up 72.8 points in their last five matches, while the Tigers gave up 65.5 points in their previous four matches. With 8.1 blocks per game (no one else has more than 6.6), Auburn has the top defense in the sport, while South Carolina has 4.9 blocks per game.

 

Overall, choose the Auburn Tigers to defend their home floor and win this game. The #5 Auburn Tigers will win to a predicted score of 74-59.

 

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South Carolina Gamecocks vs Auburn Tigers 3/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 1:00 PM (EST)

 

Location: Auburn Arena, AL

 

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022

 

TV: SEC Network

 

NCAAB Odds: #5 Auburn Tigers -14.5

 

NCAAB Totals: 131

 

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