Washington State vs. USC Prediction
Pac-12 rivals square off on Sunday night in Southern Cal where the USC Trojans will host the Washington State Cougars at 7:30 p.m. ET. Will USC cover as a 5.5-point home favorite or is there a better bet on the board?
857 Washington State Cougars (+5.5) at 858 USC Trojans (-5.5); o/u 132.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Galen Center, Los Angeles, CA
Washington State Cougars DFS Snapshot
Noah Williams started Thursday's 76-56 loss to UCLA, posting 11 points (3-7 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 5-7 FT), three rebounds, three assists and a steal over 28 minutes. Williams made his first start since Feb. 5, tying Andrej Jakimovski for the team's highest scorer while handing out three assists for the first time since January. The junior has seen a decline in minutes this season, causing his all around numbers to suffer.
USC Trojans DFS Snapshot
Chevez Goodwin amassed 24 points (11-14 FG, 2-5 FT), nine rebounds, two assists and one block in 31 minutes during Thursday's 79-69 victory over Washington. Goodwin led all scorers in the game as he produced a season-high 24 points on an efficient 79 percent shooting. He was also just one board away from posting his fourth double-double of the season. Over his last five games, Goodwin is averaging 12.6 points and 6.8 rebounds and has seen over 30 minutes in two straight.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The road team has covered in five of the previous six meetings between these two teams, while the Cougars are 9-4-1 against the spread in their last 14 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. On the other side, the Trojans are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games overall, are 2-9 against the number in their last 11 home games and are winless against the spread in their last four games as a home favorite.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS +5.5