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USC Trojans Home to Washington State Cougars in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Washington State Cougars hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the point spread at Galen Center against the USC Trojans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the USC Trojans betting line as -14-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Washington State Cougars vs USC Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The USC Trojans bring a 15-5 record (13-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-10 Cougars, who are 8-10 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed USC go 11-9 so far and the Washington State Cougars go 11-7.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 43-ranked USC Trojans and the No. 272-rated Washington State Cougars in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up USC's No. 12 nationally ranked offense (83.65 points per game) against a Washington State Cougars defense that sits as the No. 203 at 75.37 PPG. The USC Trojans have been averaging 45.99% from the field, less than the Cougars have managed so far this season (48.72% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ike Iroegbu went off for 27 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Colorado handed Washington State a 75-70 defeat at Friel Court.

Elijah Stewart scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 85-70 to Oregon State at Gill Coliseum on Sunday).

Betting Trends
  • Washington State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington State's last 7 games
  • Washington State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • USC is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games
  • USC is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of USC's last 8 games
  • USC is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington State at UCLA, Saturday, January 30th
USC at Washington, Saturday, January 30th