South Carolina’s football season opener against Vanderbilt is still more than 100 days away, but early betting lines on the game and others were released on Friday.
The Gamecocks are a 5.5-point favorite in the Sept. 1 game against the Commodores in Nashville, according to odds released by the South Point Sports Book in Las Vegas.
Three of USC’s games to open the season are on the road at SEC opponents. In addition to Vanderbilt, the Gamecocks travel to Mississippi State (Sept. 10) and Kentucky (Sept. 24). The first home game is Sept. 17 against East Carolina.
Among the other odds released by South Point:
Clemson (-8.5) at Auburn
Georgia (-3.5) vs. North Carolina
West Virginia (-11.5) vs. Missouri
LSU (-10) vs. Wisconsin at Green Bay, Wisc.
UCLA (pick ’em) at Texas A&M
Alabama (-10) vs. USC at Arlington, Texas
Florida State (-3) vs. Ole Miss at Orlando, Fla.
South Carolina 2016 football schedule
Sept. 1 at Vanderbilt
Sept. 10 at Mississippi State
Sept. 17 vs. East Carolina
Sept. 24 at Kentucky
Oct. 1 vs. Texas A&M
Oct. 8 vs. Georgia
Oct. 22 vs. Massachusetts
Oct. 29 vs. 22 Tennessee
Nov. 5 vs. Missouri
Nov. 12 at Florida
Nov. 19 vs. Western Carolina
Nov. 26 at Clemson