The South Carolina Gamecocks will take their act on the road in SEC conference action as they battle the undefeated Missouri Tigers in an NCAA college football game scheduled for Saturday night.
Kick off time from Missouri slated for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2.
The college football odds from this game have the home site Missouri Tigers favored by -2 1/2 points with a total lined at 52 points.
South Carolina falls to 5-2 on the season following a 23-21 road defeat last week to the Tennessee Volunteers as a -7 point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 55 ½ points. The Gamecocks fell behind 17-7 at the half.
The team gained 384 yards of offense with 218 running for over 5 yards a carry. Connor Shaw hit on 7 of 21 passes for 161 yards with a touchdown and pick. South Carolina could not sustain drives going 4 of 14 on third down. The team had two turnovers and took none from the Volunteers. On defense the Gamecocks gave up 325 yards to Tennessee with 146 running for 3 ½ yards a carry.
Missouri is a perfect 7-0 this season following a 36-17 home victory last week to the Florida Gators as a +3 point underdog. The game total landed at over 44 points. The Tigers jumped out to the 13-3 first half lead.
The Tigers gained 500 yards by their offense with 205 running for 5 ½ yards a carry. Maty Mauk completed 18 of 36 passes for 295 yards with a touchdown and pick. Henry Josey rushed for 136 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown. They win the turnover battle by a +1 margin. On defense Missouri smothered the Gators offense for a mere 151 yards with 59 running for 2 yards a carry. The Tigers defense got off the field 80% of the time on third down.