USC vs. Washington - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Huskies (15-12) at USC Trojans (10-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Galen Center)
The Line: USC Trojans 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The USC Trojans and the Washington Huskies face off on Saturday at the Galen Center in Pac-12 college basketball.
The USC Trojans are 10-18 this season and the have lost their last three games. USC is averaging 66.5 points and they are shooting 41.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.4 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Katin Reinhardt leads the Trojans averaging 12.1 points per game. Jordan McLaughlin is averaging 12.1 points, Nikola Jovanovic is averaging 12.1 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Julian Jacobs is averaging 8.5 points. USC is 7-8 at home and 2-14 in the Pac-12.
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The Washington Huskies are 15-12 this season and they have lost eight of their last nine games. Washington is averaging 69.6 points ad they are shooting 44.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.9 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Nigel Williams-Goss leads the Huskies averaging 15.4 points and 6.1 assists. Andrew Andrews is averaging 14.3 points, Robert Upshaw is averaging 10.9 points and 8.2 rebounds, and Shawn Kemp Jr. is averaging 9.9 points. Washington is 3-6 on the road and 4-11 in the Pac-12.
USC is 5-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 20-42-2 against the spread in their last 64 home games, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games against a team with a losing road record. Washington is 3-9 against the spread following a loss, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games. The favorite has covered the point spread in20 of the last 28 meetings of these two.
USC has been decent against the spread but they have nothing to work with here so my pick is Washington.