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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors USC Trojans Over Washington State Cougars

The USC Trojans will try to cover the point spread at Galen Center on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Washington State Cougars in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The USC Trojans were listed as -13-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

Supporters of the Washington State Cougars have watched them go 13-15 and 13-12 ATS on the college basketball season, while the USC Trojans are at 21-8 and 13-15 ATS. In totals betting, the USC Trojans are 15-13, while the Washington State Cougars have a 10-15 mark.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 265-rated Washington State Cougars taking on the No. 162-rated USC Trojans in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and USC has the nation's No. 54-rated offensive output, at 78.76 PPG. The visiting Washington State Cougars defense ranks No. 207 allowing on average 76.39 PPG. The Trojans FG% has averaged 45.07% so far, less than the USC Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.38% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars got 22 points from Josh Hawkinson as Washington State ran past Washington 79-71 on Sunday at Friel Court.

USC got 22 points from Bennie Boatwright but lost anyway, 83-82, to Arizona State on Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena-AZ.

Betting Trends
  • Washington State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Washington State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington State's last 5 games
  • Washington State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • USC is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • USC is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • USC is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of USC's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Washington State at UCLA, Saturday, March 4th
USC at Washington, Saturday, March 4th