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Oregon State Beavers vs USC Trojans Odds
Oregon State travels to USC on Saturday, hoping to boost its 10-7 record with a victory over the Trojans.
The Trojans are 7-11 so far on the season, and 7-10 ATS vs. the number. The Beavers, meanwhile, are 10-7 and 5-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen USC go 9-7 and the Beavers go 4-7 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Trojans at No. 190 and the Beavers at No. 78 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-68 result in favor of the Beavers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Beavers is ranked No. 37 in NCAA hoops at 39.1 per game. Contrast that with USC’s No. 196 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, USC is the No. 286-ranked team in the country at 4.9 per game, while Oregon State rates No. 215 at 5.8 per game.
Defensively, Oregon State features the nation's No. 228-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.5 points per game. USC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 286 nationally in scoring at home.
Oregon State lost its last outing, a 74-64 result against UCLA on January 17. They covered in that game as a 13.5-point underdog. Oregon State suffered a 74-64 loss against UCLA on Thursday, getting 17 points from Roberto Nelson in a losing effort at Pauley Pavilion.
In their last action, USC was a 76-74 loser at home against Oregon. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. J.T. Terrell scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 76-74 to Oregon at Galen Center on Thursday).
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing UCLA are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona State are 4-6
After playing Oregon are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Beavers at Trojans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon State's last 5 games when playing on the road against USC
Oregon State is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Oregon State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against USC
Oregon State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against USC
USC is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Oregon State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of USC's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of USC's last 5 games when playing at home against Oregon State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of USC's last 7 games when playing Oregon State
Oregon State home to Washington, Wednesday, January 23
USC at Arizona State, Thursday, January 24