Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bears versus the Trojans? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on PACN. The game will be played at Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Trojans as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 143.5 points.
BROWN BEARS VS USC TROJANS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Brown Bears +17.5
This game will be played at Galen Center at 8:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE BROWN BEARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Trojans.
- Even though we have USC winning straight-up, we like Brown at +17.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can Brown Secure a Road Victory?
Brown, who has a record of 0-2, has gone 1-4 in their previous five road games, which includes last year. Prior to today’s game, Brown has a 0-2 record against the spread (ATS). Looking back at the team’s performance in the previous three games, they are 0-2 ATS with an average scoring differential of +2.
Brown’s games have, on average, featured 144 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 146.5 points so far. The Bears’ last five games have culminated with an average of 75 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
Compared to their season average of 75.2 points per game, Brown struggled in their previous game. Against New Hampshire, the Bears scored 64 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 37.7%. On the offensive front, the Bears have a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, ranking 332nd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 289th in terms of percentage and 149th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Brown defense is giving up an average of 70.5 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.2 threes per game vs. USC. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.6%.
Can the Trojans Pull Off a Home Win?
Today, USC will be playing against Brown with a record of 2-1. In their previous five home games, including those from last year, USC has a record of 3-2. USC’s track record against the spread heading into today’s game is 2-1. When factoring in the previous season, USC has gone 5-5 vs. the spread in their last ten games.
Through three games, USC has an over/under record of 2-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 141.7 points per game so far. The Trojans’ last five games have finished with a combined 73 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
In their recent matchup, the USC offense ended with 60 points against UC Irvine. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 28.8% and made 4 threes. Isaiah Collier led the team in scoring, putting up 23 points. Additionally, Harrison Hornery contributed 17 points for the Trojans.
Currently, the Trojans’ defense holds the 63rd rank in the nation, allowing 66.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.7 threes per game vs. Brown. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 27.1%.