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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors USC Trojans Over Santa Barbara Gauchos

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Santa Barbara and USC on Thursday, with the host Gauchos trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the USC Trojans before tip-off in this one found them as -3-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

USC Trojans vs Santa Barbara Gauchos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Santa Barbara Gauchos are 2-3 overall and 3-2 ATS, while the USC Trojans are 5-2 and 5-2 ATS. As for the betting totals, Santa Barbara boasts a 1-4 on the OU, and USC is 3-4.

The Gauchos - Trojans odds would favor the Trojans if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Santa Barbara is rated No. 132 in the current Odds Shark poll, while USC is at No. 105.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Santa Barbara's No. 237-ranked offense, averaging 64.4 PPG, against a Trojans defense that ranks No. 186 at 73.86 PPG. The Gauchos field goal percentage has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.41% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • USC is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • USC is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • USC is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
  • USC is 15-6 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • Santa Barbara is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Santa Barbara's last 5 games
  • Santa Barbara is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Santa Barbara is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

USC home to Idaho, Monday, December 7th
Santa Barbara at South Dakota State, Sunday, December 13th