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USC Trojans vs Cornhuskers College Hoops Game Preview

USC TrojansNebraska Cornhuskers
Dec 3, 8:00 PM | Bob Devaney Sports Center

USC Trojans vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds

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Bob Devaney Sports Center will host Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. USC Trojans action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Cornhuskers sport records of 5-1 and 3-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Trojans have 3-3 and 2-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-1 for the Cornhuskers and 3-1 for the Trojans.

View USC vs Nebraska Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cornhuskers at No. 291 and the Trojans at No. 208 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-63 result in favor of the Cornhuskers.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Nebraska has the nation's No. 224-rated offensive output, at 65.2 PPG. The visiting Trojans defense ranks No. 189 allowing on average 67 PPG. The Cornhuskers FG% has averaged 46% so far, more than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.3% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, USC owns the country's No. 347-rated mark, allowing 94 points per game on the highway. Nebraska, on the other hand, rates No. 300 in scoring at home.

USC was a 66-60 loser in their most recent outing at home against San Diego State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Eric Wise scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 66-60 to San Diego State at Galen Center on Sunday).

Nebraska won its last outing, a 79-63 result against Wake Forest on November 27. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. The Cornhuskers grabbed a 79-63 win over the Demon Deacons on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Ray Gallegos at Joel Coliseum.

USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing New Mexico are 0-1
After playing San Diego State are 2-2
After a loss are 1-9

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Creighton are 7-3
After playing Wake Forest are 0-1
After a win are 4-6

A few Trojans at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of USC's last 18 games on the road
USC is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
USC is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Nebraska is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Nebraska is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
USC at New Mexico, Wednesday, December 5
Nebraska home to Creighton, Thursday, December 6