San Diego Toreros vs. USC Trojans - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
USC Trojans (6-0) at San Diego Toreros (2-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros +16.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The USC Trojans will be on the road to play the San Diego Toreros in a non-conference college basketball game on Wednesday.
The San Diego Toreros are 2-4 this season after losing to New Mexico State by a score of 56-51 in their last game. San Diego led by 3 points at halftime but was not able to get their offense going in the second half. Brett Bailey led San Diego with 24 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists in their loss. San Diego was able to shoot 35.2% on field goals, while shooting 30% on three-pointers in this game. San Diego is averaging 70 points per game and giving up 76.5 points per game, while also averaging 34.8 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game. Brett Bailey is averaging 17.5 points and 7 rebounds per game, while Olin Carter III is averaging 16 points and 2.7 rebounds per game for the Toreros. San Diego is shooting 41.9% on field goals, 67.3% on free throws, and 38.9% on three-pointers.
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The USC Trojans are 6-0 this season after beating UC Santa Barbara by a score of 96-72 in their last game. USC had no issues on offense in this game and was able to blow out their opponent. Bennie Boatwright led USC with 21 points and 4 rebounds in their win. USC shot 54.1% on field goals, while shooting 40% on three-pointers in this game. USC is averaging 80.7 points per game and giving up 65.8 points per game, while also averaging 41.7 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game. Elijah Stewart is averaging 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, while Bennie Boatwright is averaging 13.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game for the Trojans. USC is shooting 44.2% on field goals, 68.7% on free throws, and 35.7% on three-pointers.
USC is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games against the WCC and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games. The over is 9-2 in USC’s last 11 road games. San Diego is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against the PAC-12. The over is 5-1 in USC’s last 6 games.
San Diego struggles on offense and has also struggled to win games to start this season. USC has started the season undefeated, but will be on the road in this game. USC has the shooting advantage, while also having the rebounding advantage in this matchup. I am taking USC in this one.