USC Trojans vs. UCLA Bruins - 11/23/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UCLA Bruins at USC Trojans
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:30 PM (Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum )
USC -14 O/U 62.5
Coming off a 49-3 thrashing at the hands of a ranked Utah team, the UCLA Bruins (4-6, 4-3) head across town to battle the USC Trojans. The Bruins defeated the Trojans by a score of 34-27 last season and are looking for a win in this game.
Dorian Thompson-Robinson quarterbacks the Bruins and has thrown for 2056 yards, 17 touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season. Joshua Kelley is approaching the 1000 yard rushing mark for the Bruins and has ran the ball 195 times for 939 yards and 10 touchdowns. Kyle Phillips is the leading receiver for the Bruins and has 43 receptions for 490 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Despite a slew of injuries at the quarterback position, the USC Trojans have managed to go 7-4 this season overall and 6-2 in conference play. Still in content for the Pac 12 title, the Trojans face a must win a game against city rival UCLA.
Kedon Slovis has almost single handedly saved the Trojans season. Slovis has thrown for 2727 yards, 24 touchdowns and 9 interceptions since being pressed into account earlier this season. Vavae Malepeai leads the Trojans in rushing with 406 yards and 4 touchdowns. Michael Pittman JR. son of the EX-NFL running back with the same name leads the Trojans in receiving with 82 receptions for 1,118 yards and 9 touchdowns.
The Trojans have been able to play great on the year and really have started to look like a contender for a good bowl appearance. Look for the USC team to come in and play some great offense, but also take advantage of a fairly weak defense that has put the Bruins down on the year. Final Score Prediction, USC Trojans win and cover 35-17.