South Carolina football was assured to be an underdog at it headed to Athens to face off with No. 3 Georgia.
And the Gamecocks will start out being picked to lose by four scores.
South Carolina opened as a 24-point underdog. Since 2015, the largest line in the series since 2015 was UGA by 23 1/2 in 2017.
At one point in the offseason, the projected line was put at 20 points.
In the past few years, the Gamecocks have been a 26-point ‘dog against Clemson and 26 1/2 against Alabama.
The Gamecocks are 3-2 against the spread this season, while Georgia is also 3-2, failing to cover larger spreads against Notre Dame and Muarry State.
The Bulldogs have won four in a row in the rivalry series after USC had taken four of five from 2010-14.
Kickoff is at Noon in Athens on ESPN.