The USC Trojans will try to beat the California Golden Bears for the 11th straight time when they meet Thursday night in a Pac-12 matchup at the Coliseum. The Trojans are going for their fourth win in five games both straight-up and against the spread, and they have also covered the last five meetings with Cal along with eight of the past nine.
The Golden Bears snapped a three-game losing streak with a 45-31 victory against the Oregon State Beavers as 4-point road underdogs on November 1. They have seen their last three games away from home go OVER the total.
California Golden Bears vs Southern Cal Trojans Opening Odds and Betting Line
The home Southern Cal Trojans opened as -12-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.
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Computer Prediction: California Golden Bears vs Southern Cal Trojans Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 40-29 result in favor of the Golden Bears. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
California Golden Bears vs Southern Cal Trojans Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the California Golden Bears have seen them go 5-4 and 6-3 ATS so far this season, while the Southern Cal Trojans are at 6-3 and 6-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Trojans are 4-5, while the Golden Bears are 6-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Southern Cal vs California injuries news.
The VSB Power Rankings have the Southern Cal Trojans at No. 16 and the California Golden Bears at No. 105 heading into this contest.
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How California Golden Bears vs Southern Cal Trojans Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Southern Cal Trojans No. 30-ranked offense (34.89 PPG) against a California Golden Bears defense that ranks No. 122 at 39.89 PPG. The Southern Cal Trojans passing attack has averaged 286.44 yards per game, less than the California Golden Bears give up through the air (375.78 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the California Golden Bears own the league’s No. 11-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 110.25 yards per game when on the road. Southern Cal, on the other hand, rates No. 35 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Oregon State was unable to contain Daniel Lasco in its last action Saturday and the result was a 45-31 Week 10 loss against the Golden Bears.
In their last game, Southern Cal’s aerial attack generated 400 yards and the Trojans came away with a 44-17 victory over Washington State at Martin Stadium.
California Golden Bears vs Southern Cal Trojans Betting Odds Trends
California is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
California is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games
California is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of California’s last 8 games
Southern Cal is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
Southern Cal is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Cal’s last 6 games
Southern Cal is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
California home to Stanford, Saturday, November 22nd
Southern Cal at UCLA, Saturday, November 22nd