USC vs. Arizona - 10/19/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
USC vs. Arizona
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 8:31 PM (Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum)
USC -7.5 Total 67.5
The Arizona Wildcats visit Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday for a Pac-12 clash with the USC Trojans. The Wildcats fell to 4-2 on the season following a 51-27 loss to Washington. Arizona led 17-13 at the half, but was outscored 38-10 in the second half. The loss snapped Arizona’s four-game winning streak. Khalil Tate had 184 yards passing and one interception, but the Wildcats committed four turnovers.
Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate has thrown for 1,272 yards, 10 touchdowns and six interceptions and has rushed for 233 yards and two TDS. J.J. Taylor has rushed for 301 yards and three TDS. The leading receiver is Cedric Peterson with 270 yards and two touchdowns. Tony Fields II is the leading tackler with 47.
USC lost to Notre Dame 30-27 on Saturday and is 3-3 on the season. The Trojans were led by Kedon Slovis. The freshman signal caller threw for 255 yards two touchdown passes, while Markese Stepp rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown. The USC offense was slowed in the first half by three sacks on Slovis but was able to protect their quarterback much better during the second half.
Kedon Slovis has thrown for 987 yards, seven touchdowns and four interceptions for USC. The leading rusher for the Trojans is Vavae Malepeai with 406 yards and four touchdowns. Michael Pittman Jr. leads all USC receivers with 530 yards and four touchdowns. John Houston Jr. is the leading tackler for USC with 53.
Arizona is 5-2-1 ATS in its last 8 Pac-12 games
The OVER has cashed in each of the Wildcats last 4 on the road
USC is 9-20-1 ATS in its last 30
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Trojans last 4
Kedon Slovis has given USC a much better arm at quarterback since returning from an injury, with his pro-style setup. The Trojans have covered the number in 5 of the last 6 head-to-head with Arizona. USC has covered the number in 4 of its last 5 versus an opponent with a winning record, while Arizona has failed to cover 16 of its last 21 on the road. Final Score Prediction, USC Trojans win and cover ATS 37-27