Oregon vs. USC Prediction
Will the Oregon Ducks pull off a small upset tonight when they take on the USC Trojans in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament at 11:30 p.m. ET?
(879) Oregon Ducks at (880) USC Trojans
Friday, March 9, 2018
TV: FS1, 10:30 p.m. ET
Who Oddsmakers Like: USC. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Trojans are 2.5-point home favorites to beat the Ducks, who opened as 2-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 140 points, down from the opening number of 138.
Who Public Bettors Like: USC. As of Friday evening, 69% of betting tickets wagered on tonight’s game are on the Trojans to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 55% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the under.
Who We Like: Oregon honestly had no business being in its 68-66 win over Utah but at this point the Ducks are playing with house money. They’re certainly going to challenge USC more than their in-state rival Oregon State, which laid down in the Trojans’ wire-to-wire, 61-48 victory.
The Ducks have covered the spread in five of their last six meetings with the Trojans. They’re also 3-0-1 against the number in their last four games when facing an opponent with a winning record while the Trojans are just 6-18 against the number in their last 24 games after allowing less than 50 points in their previous game.
FRIDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: OREGON DUCKS +2.5