Arizona favored by 7 against USC on Wednesday
Arizona Wildcats vs USC Trojans Odds
The USC Trojans will be trying to slam the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Galen Center in college betting action.
USC battles the Wildcats, currently sitting with a 23-4 mark (12-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 13-12 for the Trojans and 8-15-1 for the Wildcats.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Trojans at No. 169 and the Wildcats at No. 21 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-66 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wildcats rank No. 88 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.8 per game. That compares with USC’s No. 141 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where USC is college basketball's No. 252-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Wildcats rate No. 52 with 7.6 per game.
Defensively, Arizona features the nation's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.1 points per game. USC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 277 nationally in scoring at home.
Arizona was a 73-56 winner in their most recent outing at home against Washington State. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona earned a 73-56 victory over Washington State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Kevin Parrom at McKale Center.
In their last action, USC was a 75-59 loser at home against UCLA. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Trojans got 17 points from J.T. Terrell, but it was UCLA that prevailed in a 75-59 final on Sunday at Galen Center.
Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing UCLA are 7-3
After playing Washington State are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona State are 4-6
After playing UCLA are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Trojans trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 11 games on the road
Arizona is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against USC
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of USC's last 5 games when playing Arizona
USC is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
USC is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
USC is 3-4-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Arizona at UCLA, Saturday, March 2
USC home to Arizona State, Saturday, March 2