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SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs USC Trojans NCAA College Hoops Odds

Galen Center features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host USC Trojans and the visiting SIU Edwardsville Cougars in college hoops betting odds action on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the USC Trojans as -21-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs USC Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans bring a 9-2 record (8-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-7 Cougars, who are 5-4 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed USC go 4-7 so far and the SIU Edwardsville Cougars go 4-5.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 30-rated USC Trojans and the No. 275-ranked SIU Edwardsville Cougars, 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. 34-ranked scoring average of 82.73 PPG, against a SIU Edwardsville Cougars defense rated No. 217 and allowing 76.3 PPG. The USC Trojans FG% has averaged 46.47% to date this season, more than the SIU Edwardsville Cougars shooters have managed so far (39.45% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars got 20 points from Yemi Makanjuola as SIU Edwardsville ran past Portland State 74-64 on Saturday at Vadalabene Center.

The Trojans got 29 points from Katin Reinhardt as USC ran past Cal Poly 101-82 on Thursday at Galen Center.

Betting Trends
  • SIU Edwardsville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of SIU Edwardsville's last 5 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 2-19 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • USC is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • USC is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of USC's last 5 games
  • USC is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

SIU Edwardsville home to Grand Canyon, Monday, December 28th
USC at Lafayette, Wednesday, December 23rd