Orange Fall 42-29 Against Southern Cal - Game Recap
Syracuse was unable to contain Silas Redd on Saturday and the result was a 42-29 Week 2 loss against the Trojans.
The Trojans earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 24.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 62.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Matt Barkley completed 23 of 30 pass attempts for 187 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Orange defense.
Prince-Tyson Gulley rushed for 56 yards for Syracuse, while Jerome Smith added 46 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 322 yards for the Orange, while receivers Marcus Sales and Jarrod West had 104 and 94 yards respectively.
Southern Cal was outgained by Syracuse 455-445 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-17 by the Orange.
Southern Cal led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:46/29:14 split in that important category.
Southern Cal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Stanford. Syracuse will aim to get back on the winning track vs Stony Brook.