Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks 1-7-23

Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks 1/7/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks 1/7/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The #8 Tennessee Volunteers will go against the South Carolina Gamecocks in NCAAB action in Colonial Life Arena, SC, on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 3:30 PM ET.


In terms of modified defensive effectiveness across all of Division 1, Tennessee is ranked first. They are the strongest defense, permitting only 80.9 points per 100 possessions, and they are far ahead of the second-best team, Houston, which is permitting 83.1 points per 100 possessions.


Tennessee kept teams in the 40s six times this season and prevented either Mississippi school from scoring 60 points in the conference opener.


Chilean striker Santiago Vescovi is the Volunteers’ top scorer. He was named to the First Team All-SEC last year, averages 12.8 points per game, and ranks fourth in the SEC in made 3-pointers with 34 this year. In the conference’s opening road game against Ole Miss, Vescovi scored 22 points.


Another international player is 6’9 forward Olivier Nkamhoua from Finland, who is second on the team in scoring with 11.4 PPG and 4.6 RPG.


Zakai Zeigler, a 5’9 guard who averages 10.7 PPG and 3.8 APG while being a leader on the floor, gives the Volunteers their energy.


  • The Tennessee Volunteers are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 matches. 
  • The total went UNDER in 8 of Tennessee’s last 12 matches. 
  • The Volunteers are 11-1 SU in their last 12 matches.

More College Basketball Picks Predictions Previews

Chat with our Live Handicapper to Know More about the Game.

Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Predictions 1/7/2023


Fans of South Carolina hoped that their record would be greater than 7-7 at this stage, but recent betting trends favored the Gamecocks.


In their last seven games, they are 6-1 ATS, covering as double-digit favorites against Vanderbilt and UAB.


Even though guard Chico Carter Jr. led South Carolina with 24 points and 6 rebounds, Vanderbilt prevailed in overtime but South Carolina lost by 5 points.


The Gamecocks’ 6’9″ freshman GG Jackson is their top scorer. Jackson is the only freshman in the country to produce double figures in each game this season, as can be seen in the tweet up above. He averages 16.9 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per game, ranking him fourth and seventh in the conference.


NBADraft.net has Jackson as the sixth pick in the draft. Carter Jr., who produces 12.3 PPG and tops the conference in 3PT% shooting 52.5% from outside the arc, supports him. Meechie Johnson, a guard, contributes 11.6 PPG more for the Gamecocks.


  • The South Carolina Gamecocks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 matches. 
  • The total went UNDER in 8 of the GAmecocks’ last 11 matches. 
  • The total went UNDER in 12 of South Carolina’s last 18 matches against Tennessee.

#8 Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks. The NCAAB pick for this game is the Tennessee Volunteers. In this match, we’re going to side with South Carolina and take the points.


This season, Tennessee only played two real road matches, losing to Arizona and narrowly defeating Ole Miss by four points.


With 6’9 future NBA player GG Jackson inside to control the paint and the best shooter in the conference, Chico Carter Jr., shooting 52.5%, South Carolina will be able to hang tough in this game.


This will be enough for this Gamecock team to cover the spread at home if Jackson can perform to his ability or Carter gets hot.


This year, Tennessee earned some significant victories, but none came away from home. The Tennessee Volunteers will win to a predicted score of 73-54.


College Basketball Free Premium Picks Predictions. This week’s entire college basketball premium pick predictions against the spread are free right now at 1-888-711-4311 or text the word WINBIG to 760-670-3130 to receive them. Included are Best Bets, Parlays and Halftime winners for this week free of charge.

Tennessee Volunteers vs South Carolina Gamecocks 1/7/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 3:30 PM (EDT)


Location: Colonial Life Arena, SC


Date: Saturday, January 7, 2023




NCAAB Odds: Tennessee Volunteers -18


NCAAB Totals: 125


Click Here For More College Basketball Video Free Picks