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Washington State vs USC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 29

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Washington State vs USC Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 29

The Washington State Cougars (21-7, 12-5 Pac-12) will host the USC Trojans (11-16, 5-11 Pac-12) after winning five home games in a row.

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

Washington State vs. USC Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, February 29, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
  • Location: Pullman, Washington
  • Arena: Beasley Coliseum

Washington State vs. USC Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Washington State win (86%)

Before you wager on Thursday's Washington State-USC spread (Washington State -7.5) or over/under (138.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

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Washington State vs. USC: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Washington State has covered 16 times in 28 games with a spread this season.
  • USC has won 12 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • Washington State (5-6) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 7.5 points or more this season (45.5%) than USC (2-1) does as a 7.5+-point underdog (66.7%).
  • Against the spread, the Cougars have fared worse at home, covering eight times in 14 home games, and six times in 10 road games.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Trojans have a better winning percentage at home (.462, 6-7-0 record) than away (.400, 4-6-0).
  • Washington State's record against the spread in conference play is 11-6-0.
  • USC has covered the spread seven times in 16 Pac-12 games.

Washington State vs. USC: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Washington State has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 16 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (81.2%) in those games.
  • The Cougars have not lost in 10 games this year when favored by -360 or better on the moneyline.
  • USC has won one of the 12 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (8.3%).
  • The Trojans have not won a game when it entered play as a moneyline underdog with odds of +280 or longer in three chances.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Washington State has a 78.3% chance of pulling out a win.

Washington State vs. USC Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Washington State has a +225 scoring differential, topping opponents by eight points per game. It is putting up 75 points per game to rank 144th in college basketball and is giving up 67 per contest to rank 51st in college basketball.
  • Isaac Jones leads Washington State, averaging 15.8 points per game (203rd in college basketball).
  • USC has a -16 scoring differential, putting up 74.2 points per game (164th in college basketball) and conceding 74.8 (268th in college basketball).
  • USC's leading scorer, Boogie Ellis, is 129th in the country, putting up 17 points per game.
  • The Cougars record 37.8 rebounds per game (73rd in college basketball) while allowing 32.3 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 5.5 boards per game.
  • Jones tops the Cougars with 7.7 rebounds per game (109th in college basketball action).
  • The Trojans are 207th in college basketball at 35 rebounds per game. That's two fewer than the 37 their opponents average.
  • DJ Rodman paces the team with 4.9 rebounds per game (630th in college basketball).
  • Washington State puts up 99.4 points per 100 possessions (80th in college basketball), while giving up 88.8 points per 100 possessions (76th in college basketball).
  • The Trojans rank 240th in college basketball with 92.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and 202nd defensively with 93.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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