Oregon vs. South Carolina: NCAA Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 21, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

Jermaine Couisnard and Meechie Johnson Jr. will be the players to watch when the Oregon Ducks (23-11) face the South Carolina Gamecocks (26-7) in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Thursday at 4:00 PM ET at PPG Paints Arena. The Ducks are currently slight 1.5-point favorites against the Gamecocks. A 134-point total is set for the game.

Oregon vs. South Carolina Betting Lines

Oregon vs South Carolina Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Oregon -1.5 134 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick South Carolina (+1.5)
Total Pick Over (134)

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Oregon vs. South Carolina Stat Rankings

Oregon Avg. (Rank) South Carolina Avg. (Rank)
75.3 (122nd) Points Scored 72.0 (227th)
71.9 (179th) Points Allowed 67.0 (47th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.7 (202nd) Off. Rebounds 10.1 (83rd)
7.4 (181st) 3pt Made 8.0 (119th)
13.8 (121st) Assists 15.4 (48th)
9.7 (53rd) Turnovers 9.4 (32nd)

Oregon vs. South Carolina Betting Trends

  • The Ducks have 15 wins in 34 games against the spread this season.
  • Oregon has an ATS record of 8-15-1 as 1.5-point favorites or more.
  • The Ducks have played 34 games this year, and 19 of them have gone over the total.
  • Oregon’s games have finished with more than 134 points 25 times so far this season.
  • The average total for Ducks games this season has been 147.2, which is 13.2 points higher than the total for this game.
  • South Carolina is 22-9-2 against the spread this year.
  • Against the spread as 1.5-point underdogs or greater, the Gamecocks are 12-4.
  • Oregon has seen 19 of its 34 games go over the point total.
  • Gamecocks games have had over 134 points 23 times this year.
  • The average total for South Carolina’s games is 139.0 points, which is 5.0 more than this game’s over/under.

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Oregon Impact Players

  • Couisnard leads the Ducks with 15.4 points per contest and 3.3 assists, while also averaging 4.5 rebounds.
  • N’Faly Dante posts 15.4 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 1.6 steals and 1.8 blocked shots.
  • Kwame Evans Jr. leads his team in rebounds per contest (4.9), and also posts 7.5 points and 1.1 assists. Defensively, he delivers 1.3 steals and 1.0 block.
  • Jackson Shelstad puts up 13.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. Defensively, he puts up 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Jadrian Tracey is putting up 7.6 points, 1.7 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game.

South Carolina Impact Players

  • Johnson jr. is the Gamecocks’ top scorer (13.8 points per game), and he produces 2.8 assists and 4.1 rebounds.
  • Ta’lon Cooper is posting a team-high 4.2 assists per game. He’s also contributing 9.8 points and 4.3 rebounds, hitting 47.7% of his shots from the field, and 45.8% from 3-point range resulting in 1.6 treys per game.
  • B.J. Mack is posting 13.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, making 41.7% of his shots from the floor and 31.1% from 3-point range, with 1.4 treys per contest.
  • Collin Murray-Boyles is putting up a team-leading 5.9 rebounds per contest. And he is contributing 10.6 points and 1.8 assists, making 60.2% of his shots from the field.
  • Zachary Davis gets the Gamecocks 5.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

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