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South Carolina vs. Troy College Football Odds, Plays and Insights

A pair of the nation's best passing defenses meet when the South Carolina Gamecocks (2-2) bring college football's 18th-ranked pass defense into a matchup with the Troy Trojans (2-2), who have the No. 10 passing defense, on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The Gamecocks are 6.5-point favorites. An over/under of 43.5 is set for the contest.

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Odds for South Carolina vs. Troy

Odds courtesy of SI Sportsbook.

Over/Under Insights

  • South Carolina and its opponents have combined for 43.5 points or more only one time this year.
  • Troy's games have gone over 43.5 points in only one opportunity this season.
  • Saturday's total is 5.1 points lower than the two team's combined 48.6 points per game average.
  • These two squads combine to allow 33.8 points per game, 9.7 fewer than this contest's over/under.
  • The average total in Gamecocks games this season is 51.0, 7.5 points more than Saturday's total of 43.5.
  • In 2021, games involving the Trojans have averaged a total of 54.2 points, 10.7 more than the set over/under in this contest.
  • South Carolina has two wins against the spread in four games this year.
  • South Carolina's games this year have hit the over on one of three set point totals (33.3%).
  • This year, the Gamecocks average 6.8 more points per game (22.3) than the Trojans give up (15.5).
  • When South Carolina scores more than 15.5 points, it is 1-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
  • The Gamecocks collect 79.5 more yards per game (323.0) than the Trojans give up per outing (243.5).
  • In games that South Carolina churns out more than 243.5 yards, the team is 2-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • The Gamecocks have turned the ball over six times this season, one fewer than the Trojans have forced (7).
  • Find the latest spread and moneyline odds for South Carolina at SISportsbook.
  • So far this season Troy has one win against the spread.
  • Troy's games this year have not gone over any of three set point totals.
  • The Trojans put up 8.0 more points per game (26.3) than the Gamecocks give up (18.3).
  • Troy is 1-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall in games when it puts up more than 18.3 points.
  • The Trojans rack up 45.7 more yards per game (344.5) than the Gamecocks allow (298.8).
  • When Troy piles up over 298.8 yards, the team is 1-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • This year the Trojans have five turnovers, five fewer than the Gamecocks have takeaways (10).
  • Head to SISportsbook to find the latest moneyline, spread and over/under odds for this matchup.

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