The Trojans and Huskies are set to face off at 3:00 ET on PACN. The Huskies will host the game at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. USC is favored by -3.5 in this Pac-12 conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 153 points.


The Pick: Washington Huskies +3.5

This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena at 3:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Is A Road Victory Likely for the Favored Trojans?

USC has been much better at home this season, going 10-7 compared to just 4-10 on the road. Their average scoring margin is also much better at home, as they are outscoring opponents by 5.0 points per game compared to being outscored by 5.4 points per game on the road.

However, the Trojans have won three straight games, and they are 11-6 this season when favored. They have been the underdog 14 times this season, going just 3-11 in those games.

USC has an ATS record of 15-16 this season and they are 9-8 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last three road games, the Trojans are 3-0 ATS and they are 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in USC games is 19-11-1 with an average scoring total of 149.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 153 is higher than the average OU line in their games (147.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

The Trojans’ offense finished with 78 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 74.7 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Boogie Ellis, who is averaging 16.6 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Isaiah Collier also maintains a PPG average of 16.6 heading into game.

Currently, the Trojans’ defense holds the 246th rank in the nation, allowing 74.5 points per game. So far, the USC defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.9 times per game (611st).

Will the Huskies Find a Way to Win at Home?

Washington enters this game with a 17-14 record, including an 8-11 mark in Pac-12 play. At home, the Huskies have gone 12-7 this season, and they are 4-9 as the underdog.

In their last game, Washington defeated Washington State by a score of 74-68. Over their last 10 home games, the Huskies have gone 5-5, and they are 2-3 in their last five.

As the underdog, Washington has gone 9-4 vs. the spread this season and they have an overall ATS mark of 17-13. At home, the Huskies’ ATS record is 9-10 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 7-3 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 153 is right in line with the average over/under line of 152 for Washington’s games this season. So far, 16 of their games have had higher over/under lines than 153 while 14 have finished with more points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 156 points.

Compared to their season average of 80.8 points per game, Washington struggled in their previous game. Against Washington State, the Huskies scored 74 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.9%. Leading the team in scoring is Keion Brooks Jr., who is averaging 21.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Sahvir Wheeler also maintains a PPG average of 14.1 heading into game.

Facing USC, Washington aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 77.0 points allowed per game (298th). Against Washington State in their most recent game, the Washington defense gave up a total of 68 points while allowing Washington State to hit 39% of their shots.