USC vs. Washington State - 2/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington State Cougars (11-15) at USC Trojans (10-17)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Galen Center)
The Line: USC Trojans -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The USC Trojans and the Washington State Cougars face off on Wednesday at the Galen Center in Pac-12 college basketball.
The USC Trojans are 10-17 this season and they have lost 11 of their last 12 games. USC is averaging 66.5 points and they are shooting 41.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.4 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Nikola Jovanovic leads the Trojans averaging 12.1 points and 7.1 rebounds. Jordan McLaughlin is averaging 12.1 points, Katin Reinhardt is averaging 12 points, and Julian Jacobs is averaging 8.2 points. USC is 7-7 at home and 2-13 in the Pac-12.
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The Washington State Cougars are 11-15 this season and they have lost eight of their last 10 games. Washington State is averaging 70.7 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 76.7 points and their opponents are shooting 46.9 percent. DaVonte Lacy leads the Cougars averaging 17.2 points per game. Josh Hawkinson is averaging 14.5 points and 10.7 rebounds, Ike Iroegbu is averaging 8.6 points, and Que Johnson is averaging 6.4 points. Washington State is 2-8 on the road and 5-9 against the Pac-12.
USC is 20-41-2 against the spread in their last 63 home games, 4-1 against the spread following a loss, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games against a team with a losing road record. Washington State is 2-5 against the spread following a loss, 6-19-4 against the spread in their last 29 road games, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The favorite is 5-1-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings of these two.
This is a lousy game and I honestly won’t be watching but I see the Trojans grabbing a rare win in front of the home crowd and covering in the process.