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South Carolina NCCA Football Odds - 2018 Gamecocks College Picks

NCAA South Carolina Gamecocks Odds The glory days of South Carolina Gamecocks football are over. The program went through a great run at the start of the decade, finishing 11-2 for three straight seasons. The combination of the best coach in program history in Steve Spurrier and a few years where there was an abundance of in-state talent combined to create a perfect storm for success. Without those factors, it’s only natural for the Gamecocks to regress, so it’s hard to call Will Muschamp’s first season a failure.

2018 South Carolina Gamecocks Season Outlook

With Alabama and Georgia competing against one another for the national championship last season, it goes without saying that the SEC is arguably the best conference in college football. Both of those teams are favorites to win it all again in 2018 CFB betting, but there is some light at the end of the tunnel for teams lying beneath the weeks. One of those teams is the South Carolina Gamecocks who took a major step in the right direction under Will Muschamp in his second season overlooking the program in Columbia.

The Gamecocks won nine of their 13 played games and made some green for their wagering supporters by covering at a 7-4-2 clip. As good a season South Carolina had, you didn’t hear a single peep about it. It likely had everything to do with the team winning ugly. And by ugly, we mean UGLY!South Carolina scored an average of just 24.2 points per game ( No. 99 ), but played some lock down defense ( No. 25 ) that forced a ton of turnovers and was solid on special teams.

That has us thinking this big dog has some teeth entering the CFB betting season, and this overlooked squads odds to make some noise are extremely attractive. They offer up 30-1 odds to win the SEC and +900 odds to win the SEC East. If they can somehow manage to shock the Georgia Bulldogs at home in both teams SEC opener the second week of the season, both of those returns will get shorter in a big way.

Why Florida is the second choice of the linemakers in the division is a headscratcher. They’re breaking in a new head coach and schemes on both sides of the ball, while South Carolina enters year three of the Muschamp era. The team returns a veteran quarterback in Jake Bentley who is the perfect fit for new offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon’s up-tempo system that’s likely to shatter last year’s output. Hard not to considering how bad SC ranked out against other SEC opposition. Get used to seeing the Bentley to Deebo Samuel connection early and often every passing week!

The offense returns almost completely intact with all the major playmakers back for another crack at it. That in and of itself breeds better execution and fundamentals. Error on the side of caution if you plan on blindly backing Gamecock unders once again this season after it cashed in eight of their 13 lined games. SC’s “MO” in 2018 will be to run as many plays as possible. That’s the last thing you want to discover when holding an under 44 ticket early in the season.

While the defense loses some big time parts, the sum is going to be greater than the whole. Defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson gets six starters back to work his magic with. The 26 sacks attained last season were a concern, but they were offset with an SEC-best 28 forced takeaways. The back seven has to fill some major holes, but there are standout players at all three levels in the forms of D.J. Wonnum up front, T.J. Brunson in the middle, and Rashad Fenton in the back. With this being a Muschamp coached team, forcing turnovers is still the name of the game. If more pressure is put upon opposing quarterbacks, this unit could really turn a corner.

With an uptick in production expected offensively and the defense likely to once again be a pest, it’s laughable to find the Gamecocks owners of a paltry 7.5 game season win total. What’s even more asinine is the betting public backing the low side of that impost. It’s got lay-ups at home against Coastal Carolina and Marshall. Avoids LSU, Auburn, Mississippi State and Alabama from the West, and hosts Georgia, Mizzou, Texas A&M and Tennessee. Don’t forget the matchup against Chattanooga right before their season finale at Clemson. If the team stays healthy, it would be a major shock if this team couldn’t squeeze out eight wins with that schedule!

South Carolina Gamecocks Football Schedule

Week 1: Coastal Carolina vs. South Carolina, Saturday, September 1, 12 p.m. ET – SEC Network

Week 2: Georgia at South Carolina, Saturday, September 8, 3:30 p.m. ET – CBS

Week 3: Marshall at South Carolina, Saturday, September 15, 7:30 p.m. ET – ESPNU

Week 4: South Carolina at Vanderbilt, Saturday, September 22

Week 5: South Carolina at Kentucky, Saturday, September 29

Week 6: Missouri at South Carolina, Saturday, October 6

Week 7: Texas A&M at South Carolina, Saturday, October 13

Week 8: Bye Week

Week 9: Tennessee at South Carolina, Saturday, October 27

Week 10: South Carolina at Ole Miss, Saturday, November 3

Week 11: South Carolina at Florida, Saturday, November 10

Week 12: Chattanooga at South Carolina, Saturday, November 17

Week 13: South Carolina at Clemson, Saturday, November 24

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Here are the individual conference break downs for each conference. If you click on the conference links we will also break down each school team by team sorted by conference.

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Everyone feels the pull of standing up for their team and In the end, they are confident their college team will pull through for them.

College football is one of the most exciting forms of sports entertainment. These players are playing for their future and give a full effort on every play.

College football betting begins with NCAA Division I football games starting in September and continues right through to the BCS Championship game held in January. NCAA football betting is universal. Everyone can appreciate it.

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With college football betting a smart bettor who practices proper money management can make some nice profits.

Once a bettor begins to understand college football odds (also known as spreads or lines), he can gain a better understanding of how the sportsbooks set their numbers.

The bookmakers set a lot of these football odds with the public in mind. They know big money will be coming in on public teams like Notre Dame, USC, Ohio State, etc.

Betting against these teams in certain situations can offer some great value.

College football betting fans also must take into account that each year's team may be completely different from the last. Before diving into your college football betting online, check the college football odds and be sure you know your teams well. Continue

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