USC vs. Oregon - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (17-7) at USC Trojans (9-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Galen Center)
The Line: USC Trojans +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The USC Trojans and the Oregon Ducks face off on Wednesday at the Galen Center in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The USC Trojans are 9-14 this season and they have lost their last eight games. USC is averaging 66.8 points and they are shooting 41.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Nikola Jovanovic leads the Trojans averaging 12.7 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Katin Reinhardt is averaging 12.3 points, Jordan McLaughlin is averaging 12.3 points, and Julian Jacobs is averaging 7.4 points. USC is 6-6 at home and 1-9 in the Pac-12.
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The Oregon Ducks are 17-7 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Oregon is averaging 77.3 points and they are shooting 46.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.7 points per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 12.5 points and 5.6 rebounds, Dillon Brooks is averaging 12.3 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit is averaging 8.1 points. Oregon is 2-3 on the road and 7-4 in the Pac-12.
USC is 19-40-2 against the spread in their last 61 home games, 3-9 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five Wednesday games. Oregon is 3-7 against the spread against the Pac-12, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 0-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The underdog has covered the point spread in in 23 of the last 32 meetings of these two teams.
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