USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars Odds
Washington State looks to cover the Cougars-Trojans pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 12-18 mark when they host USC in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Trojans have watched them go 14-16 and 11-16-2 ATS on the year, while the Cougars are at 12-18 and 14-12-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Cougars are 13-12, while the Trojans have a 14-14 mark.
Sportsbooks such as GTbets had set the Cougars as 3-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cougars, most recently No. 241 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Trojans, who rate No. 161 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-64 victory for the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trojans rank No. 152 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.2 per game. That compares with Washington State’s No. 236 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington State is college basketball's No. 90-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Trojans rate No. 261 with 5.3 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, USC owns the country's No. 245-rated mark, allowing 72.4 points per game on the highway. Washington State, on the other hand, rates No. 267 in scoring at home.
USC was a 65-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Washington. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. USC got 18 points from Dewayne Dedmon but lost anyway, 65-57, to Washington on Wednesday at Alaska Airlines Arena.
In their last action, Washington State was a 73-61 winner at home against UCLA. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Cougars got a 20-point performance from Brock Motum, who added 11 rebounds, as Washington State ran past UCLA 73-61 on Wednesday at Friel Court.
USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing UCLA are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Trojans at Cougars trends to consider:
USC is 5-13-1 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
USC is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington State
USC is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington State
USC is 3-20 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Washington State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against USC
Washington State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing USC
Washington State is 5-0-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing USC
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington State's last 6 games when playing USC