Colorado vs. USC Odds
USC is 4-2 on the season and 3-1 in the Pac-12. Colorado is 2-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play. The Trojans are 2-1 at home and 4-2 against the spread while Colorado is 1-1 on the road and 3-3 against the spread. Both teams have split the over/under total in their six games.
Trends show that USC is 6-2 against the spread in its last eight home games and 8-3 ATS in its last 11 conference games. Colorado is 17-37 ATS in its last 54 road games. Colorado has went over the point total in 8 of its last 10 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, USC is favored at home, as the Trojans are getting odds of -19 points against Colorado. The over/under total has been set at 61.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had USC favored by 21.5 points. The spread slowly worked its way down to its current spread of 19. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 61.5 points.
USC is coming off a 28-26 win at Arizona last week. The Trojans have alternated wins and losses over the last five weeks, with both losses coming by one score. USC is averaging 32.2 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up just 22.3 points per contest. Cody Kessler has thrown for 1,565 yards and 11 touchdowns to lead the offense while Javorius Allen has rushed for 781 yards and seven scores.
Colorado is coming off a 36-31 loss to Oregon State last week. The Buffaloes have lost two straight and three of their last four. Their last two losses have been by a combined eight points. Colorado is averaging 31.7 points per game on offense, but giving up 35.7 per contest, which ranks 109th nationally. Sefo Liufau has thrown for 1,887 yards and 19 touchdowns to lead the offense while Nelson Spruce has caught 62 passes for 732 yards and 10 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, USC guard Khaliel Rodgers (knee) and guard Jordan Simmons (undisclosed) are both questionable for this game. Colorado tight end Dylan Keeney (knee) and defensive end Garrett Gregory (knee) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Colorado, as the Buffaloes are getting 53% of the wagers with odds of +19 points at USC on Saturday evening.