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The Citadel goes for the season sweep over South Carolina State when the teams meet on Monday in the 2021 Cobb Dill & Hammett Classic in Charleston, S.C. The Citadel (6-3) defeated South Carolina State (5-8) 91-79 in overtime on Nov. 28. The Citadel's Brent Davis scored with 5.4 seconds left to send the game into overtime, where The Citadel outscored South Carolina State 14-2 in the extra session. South Carolina State's Cameron Jones and The Citadel's Rudy Fitzgibbons III each scored 20 points in that game. The Citadel holds a 9-3 edge in the series, although prior to this year the teams had not met since 2010 in Las Vegas.

The game from McAlister Field House is scheduled to tip off at 5 p.m. ET. South Carolina State is averaging 73.5 points per game, while The Citadel averages 85.6. The Citadel is an 11.5-point favorite in the latest South Carolina State vs. The Citadel odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 156. Before locking in any The Citadel vs. South Carolina State picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model

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Now, the model has set its sights on The Citadel vs. SC State, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Now, here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for SC State vs. The Citadel:

  • South Carolina State vs. The Citadel spread: The Citadel -11.5
  • South Carolina State vs. The Citadel over-under: 156 points
  • South Carolina State vs. The Citadel money line: South Carolina State +475, The Citadel -700
  • SCS: South Carolina State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games against a team with a winning home record
  • CIT: The Citadel is 5-0 ATS in their last five home games
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Why The Citadel can cover

The Citadel ranks 10th nationally in scoring offense, averaging 85.6 points per game. Forward Hayden Brown (19.6 ppg) leads the way, but he's certainly not the only scoring threat. Senior guard Tyler Moffe is among the team leaders in scoring at 10.4 points per game, and is also averaging 4.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds. He is the team's best free-throw shooter, connecting on 90.9 percent of his foul shots, and is hitting on 41.6 percent of his field goals. He has reached double-figure scoring in six games, including a season-high 14 in a 74-70 double-overtime loss at Presbyterian on Nov. 15. For his career, he has played and started in 31 games, averaging 9.9 points, 4.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds.

Sophomore guard Brent Davis has also been a steady performer for The Citadel, averaging 9.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He has reached double-digit scoring three times, including a season-high 19 points in a 107-81 loss at No. 5 Duke on Nov. 22. He followed that up with a 16-point performance at South Carolina State on Nov. 28. Last season, Davis appeared in 23 games, making two starts, and averaged 4.6 points and 1.8 rebounds, reaching double figures five times.

Why South Carolina State can cover

Like The Citadel, South Carolina State boasts a balanced offense with 10 players scoring six points or more per game, including two in double figures. Sophomore guard Cameron Jones, a transfer from Jacksonville State, is the team's top scorer at 11.3 points per game. He is also averaging 4.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 29.8 minutes. He is coming off a 13-point effort against Tennessee State and has scored in double figures in three out of the past four games and eight times on the season. He has reached 20 points or more twice.

Also averaging double-digit scoring is freshman guard T.J. Madlock, who averages 10.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.7 steals per game. He has reached double figures eight times, including the past two games and in five of the past seven. His season high is 16 points, including the first game against The Citadel. In that game, he also grabbed five rebounds with three assists and two steals.

How to make South Carolina State vs. The Citadel picks

SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 152 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine.

So who wins The Citadel vs. South Carolina State? And which side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.