Texas A&M vs. USC Prediction
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, USC is the slight favorite in this game, as the Trojans are getting odds of -2 points against the Aggies. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 150 points. Tonight’s game takes place from Galen Center in Los Angeles, California and will air live on the Pac-12 Network.
Texas A&M is off to a 5-0 start to the season following an 81-65 win over Pepperdine on Friday. The Aggies are now 3-2 against the spread. Texas A&M is averaging 84.6 points per game while allowing 67.4 per contest. DJ Hogg is leading the Aggies with 17.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game while Tyler Davis is adding 14.4 points and 8.2 rebounds per contest.
USC is off to a 4-0 start this season following an 88-63 win over Lehigh back on Wednesday. The Trojans are 3-1 against the spread this season. USC is putting up 85 points per game this season while allowing 64.8 per contest. Bennie Boatwright is leading the team with 18.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Jordan McLaughlin is adding 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.
These two met last season, with USC getting a 65-63 win as a 6.5-point underdog. The Aggies are just 1-9-1 against the spread in their last 11 games against Pac-12 opponents and 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 Sunday games. USC is 7-2 ATS in its last nine games against SEC opponents and 6-0 ATS in its last six against winning teams. The public betting is siding with Texas A&M tonight, but I think USC will get the job done.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: USC -2