Arizona State Sun Devils vs USC Trojans Odds
Arizona State travels to USC on Saturday, hoping to boost its 20-9 record with a victory over the Trojans.
USC will face the 20-9 Sun Devils, who own a 14-9-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Trojans are 14-12 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sun Devils are 7-14 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, USC sat as 2-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook GTbets.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 169-ranked Trojans and the No. 99-rated Sun Devils in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-67 win for the Sun Devils on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits USC's No. 195-ranked offense, averaging 66.8 PPG, against a Sun Devils defense that ranks No. 154 at 65.8 PPG. The Trojans field goal percentage has averaged 43.2% so far, less than the Sun Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.7% per game.
Defensively, Arizona State features the nation's No. 196-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.6 points per game. USC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 246 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Arizona State, they were a 79-74 loser as they battled UCLA on the road. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point underdog. Arizona State got 22 points from Jahii Carson but lost anyway, 79-74, to UCLA on Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion.
USC was an 89-78 winner in their most recent outing at home against Arizona. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. USC earned an 89-78 victory over Arizona on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Eric Wise at Galen Center.
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing UCLA are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Sun Devils at Trojans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona State's last 9 games when playing on the road against USC
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona State's last 7 games on the road
Arizona State is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Arizona State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against USC
USC is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Arizona State
USC is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of USC's last 9 games when playing at home against Arizona State
USC is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Arizona State at Arizona, Saturday, March 9
USC at Washington, Wednesday, March 6