Texas vs. USC Pick
Will Texas and USC fall just short of the betting total on Saturday night when the two teams meet in Southern Cal?
Who: Texas (1-1) vs. USC (2-0)
When: 8:30PM ET, Saturday, September 16
Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Trojans are 15.5-point home favorites versus the Longhorns after opening at -15. As for the total, the number hit the board at 67 but has been bet up slightly to 67.5.
The Longhorns have failed to cover in eight of their last 11 road games and are 1-4 against the number in their last five games overall. They're also 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games following a win and are 0-6 ATS in their last six games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game.
The Trojans have covered in four of their last five home games, are 7-2 at the betting window in their last nine games overall and are 7-1 against the number in their last eight games coming off a win. That said, they're just 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven non-conference games.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has hit in eight of Texas' last nine games overall, is 10-4 in its last 14 road games, and is 19-7 in the Longhorns' last 26 games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 9-3 in the Trojans' last 12 games following an ATS win, is 7-3 in their last 10 games following a straight up victory, and is 7-3 in their last 10 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 3 PICK: TEXAS/USC UNDER 67.5