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Washington State Cougars Face the USC Trojans: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The USC Trojans will look to improve on a 9-5 record on Sunday when they host the Washington State Cougars in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Galen Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The USC Trojans were listed as -14.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Washington State Cougars vs USC Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans sport a record of 9-5 and 8-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Washington State Cougars have 8-5 and 8-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-6-1 for the USC Trojans and 5-7 for the Washington State Cougars.

The Trojans - Cougars odds would favor the Trojans if the lines were set according to our power ranks. USC is rated No. 44 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington State is at No. 91.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and USC has the nation's No. 48-rated offensive output, at 81.5 PPG. The visiting Washington State Cougars defense ranks No. 194 allowing on average 74.62 PPG. The Trojans FG% has averaged 46.97% so far, more than the USC Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington State got 20 points from Robert Franks but lost anyway, 96-82, to UCLA on Friday at Pauley Pavilion.

Chimezie Metu scored 26 points for USC on Friday, but the Huskies managed a 88-81 victory over the Trojans at Galen Center.

Betting Trends
  • Washington State is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Washington State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington State's last 5 games
  • Washington State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • USC is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
  • USC is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of USC's last 6 games
  • USC is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington State home to Washington, Saturday, January 6th
USC at California, Thursday, January 4th