USC Trojans (17-6) vs. Oregon Ducks (14-10)
February 9, 2023 11:00 pm EDT
The Line: Oregon Ducks -4.5 / USC Trojans +4.5; Over/Under: +142.5
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The USC Trojans and the Oregon Ducks meet in college basketball action from the Matthew Knight Arena on Thursday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.
Oregon is listed as a 4.5-point favorite with a ML price of -200. The total for this game is set at 142.5 points.
For USC< Joshua Morgan is out indefinitely with an ankle injury while Reese Dixon-Waters is questionable for the Trojans with a lower body injury. Oregon comes into this game with a clean injury report.
USC’s 70-69 road win back on February 26th, 2022, made it 3 wins in the last 4 meetings for the Trojans.
USC is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games overall and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against a team with a winning record while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 games overall. Oregon is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a win and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 home games.
I’m backing Oregon here. The Ducks are dangerous now that they’re starting to get fully healthy and they’ve definitely turned a corner in conference play to this point. USC’s a solid team, but they’re on the road here where they’ve had some issues this season and Oregon at home, desperately needs this win to get into the conversation of even being on the bubble for the NCAA tournament. I’ll side with the Ducks at home in this one.