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Point Spread Favors the Trojans in NCAA College Football Battle with the Arkansas State Red Wolves

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Southern Cal Trojans host the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Southern Cal Trojans were sitting as -27-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 36-24 result in favor of the Trojans is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Southern Cal Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arkansas State Red Wolves will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 8-5 ATS against the spread this season, while the Southern Cal Trojans are 7-6 ATS. Arkansas State is 8-5 on the over under betting totals; Southern Cal is 5-7-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Southern Cal vs Arkansas State injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 24 (Southern Cal Trojans) and the No. 32 (Arkansas State Red Wolves) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Southern Cal's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 35.85 PPG, against a Arkansas State defense that ranks No. 92 this week at 30.46 PPG. The Southern Cal aerial game is averaging 296.62 yards per game, more than the Arkansas State Red Wolves secondary allows through the air, 216 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Arkansas State Red Wolves own the league's No. 96-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 206.86 yards per game when on the road. Southern Cal, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Fredi Knighten led the way last time out for the Red Wolves, connecting for 403 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 63-44 loss to the Red Wolves at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Cody Kessler's 321-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Southern Cal earned a 45-42 win over Nebraska on Saturday at Qualcomm Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Arkansas State is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arkansas State's last 5 games
  • Arkansas State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Arkansas State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Southern Cal is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Southern Cal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Cal's last 6 games
  • Southern Cal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arkansas State home to Missouri, Saturday, September 12th
Southern Cal home to Idaho, Saturday, September 12th