College Basketball Matchup - Georgia Bulldogs USC Trojans Odds Preview

USC TrojansGeorgia Bulldogs
Dec 22, 1:30 PM | Stegeman Coliseum

USC Trojans vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds

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USC pays a visit to Georgia on Saturday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Stegeman Coliseum.

The Trojans will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 2-5 ATS. USC is 4-5 on the totals; Georgia is 3-4.

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Betting Line:
The Trojans were listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 201 (Bulldogs) and the No. 183 (Trojans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 61-60 result in favor of the Trojans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia has the nation's No. 314-rated offensive output, at 59 PPG. The visiting Trojans defense ranks No. 126 allowing on average 63.5 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.

Defensively, USC features the nation's No. 283-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.3 points per game. Georgia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 309 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, USC was a 61-54 loser at home against UC Irvine. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. USC suffered a 61-54 loss against UC Irvine on Thursday, getting 12 points from Omar Oraby in a losing effort at Galen Center.

Georgia was a 58-49 winner in its last match at home against Mercer. Georgia earned a 58-49 victory over Mercer on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope at Stegeman Coliseum.

USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing UC Irvine are 3-2
After a loss are 2-8

Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Florida A&M are 2-0
After playing Mercer are 5-1
After a win are 3-7

A few Trojans at Bulldogs trends to consider:
USC is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
USC is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
USC home to Dayton, Sunday, December 30
Georgia home to Florida A&M, Saturday, December 29