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California Golden Bears vs USC Trojans NCAA College Basketball Betting

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Galen Center Sunday as the USC Trojans look to beat the odds vs the California Golden Bears in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the USC Trojans to cover the point spread in this one found them as -3-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

California Golden Bears vs USC Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans are 15-1 so far on the season, and 8-7 ATS vs the number. The California Golden Bears, meanwhile, are 10-5 and 6-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen USC go 7-8 and the California Golden Bears go 7-8 on betting totals.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 33-rated California Golden Bears taking on the No. 67-rated USC Trojans in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features USC's No. 46-ranked scoring average of 80.31 PPG, against a California Golden Bears defense rated No. 17 and allowing 61.67 PPG. The USC Trojans FG% has averaged 45.11% to date this season, more than the California Golden Bears shooters have managed so far (43.88% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Bears endured a 81-71 loss at the hands of the Bruins on Thursday, despite a 19-point effort from Grant Mullins at Pauley Pavilion.

The Trojans got 15 points from Jordan McLaughlin as USC ran past Stanford 72-56 on Thursday at Galen Center.

Betting Trends
  • California is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • California is 6-12-1 ATS in its last 19 games
  • California is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of California's last 6 games
  • USC is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • USC is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of USC's last 6 games
  • USC is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

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USC at Utah, Thursday, January 12th