USC vs. Utah Odds
USC is 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the Pac-12 while Utah is 5-1 overall and 2-1 in conference play. The Trojans are also 2-1 on the road and 5-2 against the spread while the Utes are 2-1 at home and 5-1 against the spread. USC has won three straight meetings with Utah.
Trends show that USC is just 4-12 against the spread in its last 16 road games and 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games after a win. Utah is also 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on fieldturf.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, this game is even, as neither team is giving up any points to the other. The over/under total for the game has been set at 52.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had USC favored by 1 points. The spread hit a peak of 2 points before falling back to even. The over/under total opened at 55.5 points and hit a peak of 56 before falling all the way down to 52.5.
Utah is coming off a 29-23 win over Oregon State in double overtime last week. The Utes have had their lone loss this season come by one point against Washington State. Utah is averaging 37.8 points per game while holding opponents to 21.7 per contest. The offense is being led by Devontae Booker, who has rushed for 742 yards and seven touchdowns. Dres Anderson has added 19 receptions for 325 yards and four touchdowns.
USC is coming off a 56-28 win over Colorado at home last week. The Trojans have won two straight and both of their losses this season have come by a combined 10 points. Offensively, USC is averaging 35.6 points per game, while the defense is allowing 23.1 per contest. The USC offense is led by Javorius Allen, who has rushed for 909 yards and eight touchdowns. Cody Kessler has added 1,884 passing yards with 18 touchdowns and only one interception.
In terms of Injuries, Penn State defensive back Tevin Carter (undisclosed) is questionable while linebacker Jacoby Hale (knee) is probable. USC guard Jordan Simmons (undisclosed) and receiver Ajene Harris (hamstring) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing USC, as the Trojans are getting 63% of the wagers with even odds against Utah on Saturday night.