NCAA Matchups  >>  Washington State Cougars vs. Southern Cal Trojans Preview 09/07/2013

The fans at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be treated to a game between the Washington State Cougars and the Southern Cal Trojans when they take their seats on Saturday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Trojans listed as 15-point favorites versus the Cougars, while the game's total is sitting at 58.
Washington State was a 31-24 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Auburn. They covered the 14-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (55) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Southern Cal won its last outing, a 30-13 result against Hawaii on August 29. Southern Cal failed to cover in that game as a 23.5-point favorite, while the 43 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

TEAM RECORDS:
Washington State: 0-1 SU, 1-0 ATS
Southern Cal: SU, ATS
WASHINGTON STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9

SOUTHERN CAL MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington State's last 14 games when playing Southern Cal
Washington State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Washington State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Southern Cal
Southern Cal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington State
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Southern Cal's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Cal's last 5 games
Southern Cal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington State

NEXT UP:
Washington State home to S. Utah, Saturday, September 14
Southern Cal home to Boston College, Saturday, September 14