USC saw their tournament aspirations take a big hit when they lost to Cal.

Betting on Oregon vs USC College Basketball

Written by on March 4, 2016

It’s a Pac-12 battle on Saturday; as the Oregon Ducks take on the USC Trojans. The 9th ranked Oregon Ducks are coming off a road win at UCLA, and are 24-6 on the season. The Ducks lead the Pac-12 title, and would wrap up a regular season title with this NCAA hoops odds road win. Oregon has won four straight games. For the USC Trojans, they are 6th in the Pac-12, and 20-10 overall. The Trojans have won 16 out of 17 games at home this season. USC’s most recent win was at home over the Beavers of Oregon State.

How To Bet on Oregon vs. USC NCAAB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4:00 ESTWhere: Galen Center in Los Angeles, CaliforniaTV: Pac 12 NetworkNCAAB Odds: TBA

Why Bet on USC

The USC Trojans are using 13 points per game from their guard Jordan McGlaughlin, in his 31 minutes of play. USC is also getting more than 5.4 assists per game from their point guard Julian Jacobs. The Trojans on the season are scoring 81.2 points per game, which ranks inside the Top 20 in the country. Defensively, USC is allowing just shy of 75 points per game. The Trojans allowed the Ducks to score 89 points during their first meeting of the season. USC looks to be 5th, 6th or 7th in the Pac-12 tournament.

Why Bet on Oregon

The Oregon Ducks have won four straight games since their back to back losses at California and Stanford. The Ducks are led by head coach Dana Altman, and scoring just shy of 78 points per game. Oregon’s top scorer this season has been forward Dillon Brooks, with just over 17 points per game. The Ducks are also getting more than 3 assists per game from Brooks. The Ducks, with a win would be the top seed in the Pac-12 tournament. The 24 wins for the Ducks is the best since 1938-1939 for the school.

Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

This should be a fantastic game. The Trojans could keep the Ducks from winning the conference regular season title outright. The Ducks are just one game ahead of the Utah Utes. Oregon can really score, but look for the Trojans to be up to the task defensively, especially in their home gym. USC will record their 21st win of the season and come away with a home win. The bet for this game is definitely going to be the USC Trojans over the Oregon Ducks. An upset to wrap up Pac-12 play. Final score prediction is USC 71 and Oregon 67.