Beavers at USC

Coming off a 34-27 win over Notre Dame last weekend, No. 4 USC has to avoid a letdown on Saturday when it hosts Oregon State at 8PM ET from LA Memorial Coliseum.

Bet Oregon State at USC
The Trojans have lost two of the last three meetings against the Beavers, but both of those losses came on the road. USC is 5-1 on the season and 2-4 against the spread. Matt Barkley seems to be getting better at quarterback, as he has thrown for 1,338 yards and five touchdowns in five games. Damian Williams has caught 28 passes for 467 yards and three touchdowns while Joe McKnight has rushed for 552 yards and seven touchdowns. The Trojans are second in the Pac-10 in yards per-game with 442.3. Defensively the Trojans are allowing just 11.7 points and 260 yards per-game. USC’s rushing defense has limited teams to 406 yards on the ground through six games. Nick Perry is fourth in the nation in sacks with eight to lead the Trojans.

Oregon State is 4-2 on the season with both losses coming on the road. The Beavers are 2-3 against the spread, but have covered the last two games. Sean Canfield has thrown for 1,405 yards and eight touchdowns while Jacquizz Rodgers has rushed for 697 yards and 13 touchdowns, which is second in the country for rushing scores. James Rodgers has caught 43 passes and 544 yards with four touchdowns. Oregon State has allowed 23 points and 373 yards per-game this season, but have limited opponents to just 586 yards rushing through six games.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL have made USC 21-point home favorites over Oregon State on Saturday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 50.
College Football Week 8 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

USC is 9-6 against the spread versus OREGON ST since 1992

USC is 12-3 straight up against OREGON ST since 1992

5 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

USC is 1-1 against the spread versus OREGON ST over the last 3 seasons 

USC is 1-1 straight up against OREGON ST over the last 3 seasons 

2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

All games played at USC since 1992

USC is 6-2 against the spread versus OREGON ST since 1992

USC is 8-0 straight up against OREGON ST since 1992

3 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games played at USC over the last 3 seasons.

USC is 1-0 against the spread versus OREGON ST over the last 3 seasons 

USC is 1-0 straight up against OREGON ST over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Week 8 College Football Injury Report
OREGON ST

[OT] 10/03/2009 - Timi Oshinowo "?" ( Knee ) 

[RB] 10/03/2009 - Ryan McCants "?" ( Knee ) 

[S] 09/23/2009 - Keynan Parker out for season ( Shoulder ) 

[WR] 10/03/2009 - Casey Kjos "?" ( Back ) 

[WR] 09/29/2009 - Darrell Catchings expected to miss 2-3 weeks ( Ankle ) 

USC

[CB] 09/06/2009 - Shareece Wright out for season ( Academics ) 

[RB] 10/03/2009 - Marc Tyler "?" ( Toe ) 

[WR] 09/06/2009 - Ronald Johnson hopes to return 10/17 vs. Notre Dame ( Collarbone ) 

[DE] 09/06/2009 - Armond Armstead is likely to be sidelined for six weeks ( Foot ) 

[CB] 10/03/2009 - Brian Baucham "?" ( Head ) 

[LB] 10/03/2009 - Malcolm Smith "?" ( Ankle ) 

[DL] 10/02/2009 - Hebron Fanqupo is downgraded to out for season ( Leg ) 

[RB] 09/29/2009 - Stafon Johnson out for season ( Throat ) 

[DE] 10/02/2009 - Marshall Jones out for season ( Neck ) 
Oregon State at USC Current Odds
Oregon State +21 Over 50

USC Trojans -21 Under 50

Player Props:

Total passing yards for Sean Canfield (OST): Over/Under 180.5

Total pass attempts for Canfield: Over/Under 31.5

Total touchdown passes for Canfield: Over/Under 1.5

Total rushing yards for Jacquizz Rodgers (OST): Over/Under 70.5

Total rushing attempts for Jacquizz Rodgers: Over/Under 16.5

Total touchdowns for Jacquizz Rodgers: Over/Under 1.5

Total receptions for Jacquizz Rodgers: Over/Under 4.5

Total receiving yards for Jacquizz Rodgers: Over/Under 39.5

Total rushing attempts for James Rodgers (OST): Over/Under 5.5

Total receiving yards for James Rodgers (OST): Over/Under 72.5

Total receptions for Damola Adeniji (OST): Over/Under 4.5

Total completions for Matt Barkley (USC): Over/Under 18.5

Total passing yards for Barkley: Over/Under 250.5

Total rushing yards for Joe McKnight (USC): Over/Under 100.5

Total rushing attempts for McKnight: Over/Under 18.5

Total receptions for McKnight: Over/Under 2

Total rushing attempts for Allen Bradford (USC): Over/Under 8.5

Total receiving yards for Damian Williams (USC): Over/Under 75.5

Total receptions for Anthony McCoy (USC): Over/Under 2.5

Total receptions for Stanley Havili (USC): Over/Under
Bet Oregon State at USC
Posted: 10/24/09 5:48PM ET

 

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