USC vs Washington State Prediction, Odds, Line, Spread, Picks, and Preview – January 1
The USC Trojans will take on the Washington State Cougars in college basketball action.
The Trojans have played well, having won 11 times in their 14 season games and boasting a winning record in this one. They are in great shape and look ready for the first challenge of the new year.
While the Cougars have had an inconsistent season so far and have lost their last three games. They will be under a lot of pressure to perform in the next game, given that the season is on the line.
USC vs Washington State Odds TEAMS MONEY LINESPREAD TOTALUSC +100+2(-115)o133.5(-110)WASHINGTON ST.-120-2(-105)u133.5(-110) USC vs Washington State Match Details
Fixture: USC vs. Washington State
Date and time: Sunday, January 1, 3:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA
USC Key Stats vs. Washington State
The Trojans have done well this season offensively to average more than 72 points per game. Most of the effort came from Boogie Ellis, who has more than 16 points per game while playing an average of 32 minutes per game this season. Drew Peterson’s contribution is also noteworthy, due to his FG assist and conversion abilities.
The team did well overall but need to be careful in their approach while in attack as the high number of turnovers has hampered them a lot which makes things more difficult for them. They can always be proud of a good defensive job that has helped the team win games.
The Cougars, meanwhile, have managed to average around 68 points per game this season. The duo of TJ Bamba and Mouhamed Gueye have done well, both contributing more than 13.8 points per game this season with the former leading the way.
The team lacked good solid assist partnerships and defensive attributes which did not help their cause. They will need more for players in upcoming games because with less than three blocks and less than five interceptions per game on average, they cannot challenge other teams.
USC vs Washington State Betting Prediction
The Trojans played well away from home and came into the game after a motivating run. Both defensively and offensively, they have better options to explore. While the Cougars have struggled in recent games with a weak defensive setup, they are at a disadvantage in this contest. They also didn’t perform well against teams with a winning percentage above .600, which made it harder for them in the encounter.
We should expect the Trojans to find the right match and cover the gap in that match.
Prediction: Take, USC, +2(-115)
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