Cal vs. USC Prediction

Cal vs. USC College Hoops Predictions: Trojans to Cover Big Spread? 1/28/18

Cal and USC will battle in Pac-12 play Sunday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. ET. Will the Trojans cover as a double-digit home favorite or will the Golden Bears hang?

Who Oddsmakers Like: USC. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Trojans are 18-point home favorites to beat the Golden Bears, who opened as 17.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hasn't budged after hitting the board at 148.

Who Public Bettors Like: Cal. As of Sunday morning, 65% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Golden Bears to cover the spread.

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Who We Like: USC. This is a big number but if you're betting this one, the Trojans are the superior team. They're 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, all conference matchups, and are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven home games. They're also 4-0 at the betting window in their last four home games versus an opponent with a losing road record and have covered the spread in four of their last five games coming off an ATS loss.

Meanwhile, the Golden Bears have failed to cover in five of their last seven games overall, are 2-5 against the spread in their last eight games when playing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and have failed to cover in four of their last five games coming off an ATS win. The Golden Bears have not been good in this series either, going 5-13-1 against the spread in their last 19 games versus the Trojans.

 

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