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Las Vegas Classic - Missouri State Bears vs USC Trojans Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Orleans Arena features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Missouri State Bears and the visiting USC Trojans in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Missouri State Bears in this one found them listed as 9-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Trojans was expected to move the line.

USC Trojans vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Thursday; they are 7-3 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Missouri State Bears are 2-6 ATS. USC Trojans are 5-5 on betting the total; Missouri State Bears are 5-3.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Missouri State Bears rated this week at No. 102 and the USC Trojans sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting USC Trojans rank No. 38 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 40.18 per game. That compares with Missouri State’s No. 200 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Missouri State is college basketball's No. 59-ranked team at 8.91 per game, while the USC Trojans rate No. 90 with 8.18 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chimezie Metu scored 17 points leading the Trojans to a 79-67 victory over Cornell at Galen Center on Monday.

The Bears blew out Chicago State on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 66-46 win at JQH Arena.

Betting Trends
  • USC is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • USC is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of USC's last 7 games
  • Missouri State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

USC at Oregon State, Wednesday, December 28th
Missouri State at Northern Iowa, Wednesday, December 28th