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Arizona vs USC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

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Arizona vs USC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

The Arizona Wildcats (24-6, 15-4 Pac-12) aim to extend a five-game road win streak when they visit the USC Trojans (13-17, 7-12 Pac-12) on March 9, 2024.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Arizona vs. USC Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Galen Center

Arizona vs. USC Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Arizona win (73.6%)

Before you bet on Saturday's Arizona-USC spread (Arizona -8.5) or over/under (161.5 points), read the betting insights and trends below.

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Arizona vs. USC: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Arizona has covered 20 times in 30 chances against the spread this season.
  • USC has compiled a 14-16-0 record against the spread this season.
  • When the spread is set as 8.5 or more this season, Arizona (14-8) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (63.6%) than USC (2-1) does as the underdog (66.7%).
  • The Wildcats have covered the spread in a lower percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered 11 times in 16 games when playing at home, and they've covered seven times in 10 games on the road.
  • Against the spread, the Trojans have had better results away (6-6-0) than at home (6-8-0).
  • Arizona has 11 wins against the spread in 19 conference games this season.
  • USC is 9-10-0 against the spread in Pac-12 play this year.

Arizona vs. USC: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Arizona has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 25 games this year and has walked away with the win 20 times (80%) in those games.
  • The Wildcats have a mark of 17-4 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -360 or better on the moneyline.
  • USC has won two of the 14 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (14.3%).
  • The Trojans have not won a game when it entered play as a moneyline underdog with odds of +280 or longer in three chances.
  • Arizona has an implied victory probability of 78.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Arizona vs. USC Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Arizona's +518 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 17.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 90.3 points per game (second in college basketball) while allowing 73 per contest (218th in college basketball).
  • Caleb Love's team-leading 19.3 points per game ranks 48th in the country.
  • USC puts up 74.6 points per game (154th in college basketball) while allowing 74.8 per outing (265th in college basketball). It has a -4 scoring differential.
  • USC's leading scorer, Boogie Ellis, is 130th in the nation, scoring 17 points per game.
  • The 43.1 rebounds per game the Wildcats average rank second in the country, and are 11 more than the 32.1 their opponents pull down per contest.
  • Oumar Ballo averages 10 rebounds per game (ranking 16th in college basketball) to lead the Wildcats.
  • The 34.4 rebounds per game the Trojans accumulate rank 243rd in the country, 1.5 fewer than the 35.9 their opponents collect.
  • DJ Rodman averages five rebounds per game (590th in college basketball) to lead the Trojans.
  • Arizona averages 106.9 points per 100 possessions on offense (seventh in college basketball), and gives up 86.4 points per 100 possessions (28th in college basketball).
  • The Trojans rank 203rd in college basketball with 94 points scored per 100 possessions, and 224th defensively with 94.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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