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Diamond Head Classic - Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders visit USC Trojans in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Trojans in USC at Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs USC Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans currently sport a 7-4 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-5 ATS. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are 8-2 and 4-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the USC Trojans produce a 4-6-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have gone 1-6 against the totals betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 59-rated USC Trojans and the No. 30-ranked Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features USC's No. 54-ranked scoring average of 81.27 PPG, against a Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defense rated No. 63 and allowing 66.5 PPG. The USC Trojans FG% has averaged 45.86% to date this season, less than the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders shooters have managed so far (46.05% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Raiders got 18 points from Nick King as Middle Tennessee ran past Princeton 69-67 on Friday at Stan Sheriff Center.

USC cruised to victory on Friday, running Akron out of the gym and running up a 84-53 score at Stan Sheriff Center.

Next Betting Matchups

Middle Tennessee at UAB, Saturday, December 30th
USC at Washington, Friday, December 29th