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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors USC Trojans in Battle with Southern Methodist Mustangs

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between USC and Southern Methodist on Friday, with the host Trojans trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The USC Trojans betting line opened as -2-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs USC Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans sit at 4-0 (2-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Southern Methodist Mustangs are currently 4-1 (3-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? USC is 0-3 OU, and Southern Methodist is 2-2 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 144-ranked USC Trojans and the No. 28-rated Southern Methodist Mustangs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and USC has the nation's No. 112-rated offensive output, at 77.5 PPG. The visiting Southern Methodist Mustangs defense ranks No. 35 allowing on average 61.6 PPG. The Trojans FG% has averaged 40.78% so far, less than the USC Mustangs marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.52% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Methodist cruised to victory on Tuesday, running UC-Santa Barbara out of the gym and running up a 84-57 score at Moody Coliseum.

The Trojans blew out New Orleans on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 88-54 win at Galen Center.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Methodist is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Southern Methodist is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Southern Methodist is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Southern Methodist is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • USC is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • USC is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Methodist at Boise State, Wednesday, November 30th
USC at UC-Santa Barbara, Sunday, November 27th