Betting on today’s Trojans and Huskies game? Catch the action at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA, as the Huskies hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on CBS. The odds for this Pac-12 conference game currently have Washington as the -4.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 154.5 points.

USC TROJANS VS WASHINGTON HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Huskies -4.5

This game will be played at Alaska Airlines Arena at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Trojans Have a Shot at a Road Win?

USC heads into this game as a 4.5-point underdog, and they have gone 1-11 this season when they are the underdog. The Trojans have struggled on the road this year, going just 3-10, and they have lost four of their last five games away from home.

Overall, USC is 11-17 this season, and they are coming off a three-point loss to Washington State. So far, the Trojans have gone 5-12 in Pac-12 play, and they are just 2-8 in their last 10 road games.

As the underdog, USC has gone 4-8 vs. the spread this season and are 13-15 overall. On the road, the Trojans have an ATS record of 6-7 and have gone 2-1 in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, USC has gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

USC’s over/under record for the season sits at 17-10-1, and the average scoring total in their games is 149 points. Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (147.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-4-1.

The USC offense is coming off a game in which they scored 72 points vs. Washington State. Overall their field goal percentage was 51.9% while connecting on 2 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Boogie Ellis, who holds an average of 16.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Isaiah Collier is averaging 16.3 points per game this season.

At this time, the Trojans’ defense is positioned 245th in the country, permitting 74.8 points per game. USC’s three-point defense is currently 232nd in the country at 8.6 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.3% of their shots vs. USC.

Can Washington Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Washington is 12-4 when favored this season and enters this game with a 16-13 overall record. At home, the Huskies are 12-6, and their average scoring margin is +8.7 points per game.

Over their last ten games at home, Washington is 6-4, and they are 3-2 in their last five. In their most recent game, the Huskies defeated UCLA by a score of 94-77.

As the favorite this season, Washington has gone 8-8 vs. the spread. Their home ATS record is currently 9-9, but over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies are only 5-5.

On the season, the over/under record for Washington games is 15-13 and the average scoring total in their games is 158.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (152) and there have been 15 games with lower over/unders than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 167 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Washington offense tallied 94 points in a matchup against UCLA. Their field goal percentage for the game was 55.6%, and they made 15 threes. Keion Brooks Jr. was the leading scorer for the Huskies, putting up 32 points. In addition, Braxton Meah contributed 19 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Washington defense is giving up an average of 77.2 points per contest. In their previous game vs. UCLA, the Bruins finished with a field goal percentage of 55% and a total of 77 points vs. Washington.