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Washington State vs USC Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 6 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
Washington State vs. USC prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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Washington State vs USC Week 6 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
Washington State Cougars (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) vs. No. 6 USC Trojans (5-0, 3-0 Pac-12)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum — Los Angeles, CA
Coverage: FOX

Week 6 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes a Pac-12 showdown between the Washington State Cougars and No. 6 USC Trojans. The Cougars hope to continue their momentum after defeating the rival California Golden Bears 28-9 last week.

On the other hand, USC continued its perfect campaign thanks to a 42-25 blowout victory over Arizona State. Trojans quarterback Caleb Williams paced the way with 348 passing yards and a trio of touchdowns through the air, also running the ball into the end zone once as well.

Washington State vs USC Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: WSU: (+365) | USC: (-490)
Spread: WSU: +12.5 (-105) | USC: -12.5 (-115)
Total: 65.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

USC enters this contest as a major home favorite on the spread. This 7:30 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 65.5, which is high compared to the rest of this week's college football projected totals.

Washington State vs USC Prediction & Pick

The three guarantees in life are death, taxes and USC getting the better of Washington State. The two rivals have met 75 times over the years, resulting in 61 victories for the Trojans. Furthermore, USC has won three straight games against Washington State, including the last two by a combined score of 83-27.

This year shouldn't see a different result. The passing game has been Washington State's bread and butter, but USC is only giving up 204.2 passing yards per game (No. 31). With the Cougars' run game not being anything special, I have a tough time imagining they'll get anything going on the road.

At the end of the day, USC's top-10 offense will put Washington State to bed early on and not look back.

Final Score Prediction: USC: 35 | Washington State: 20

Washington State vs USC Betting Trends

- Washington State is 2-14 straight up in its last 16 games against USC.
- USC is 6-4 against the spread (ATS) in its last 10 games against Washington State.
- The total has hit the under in five of Washington State's last six games.
- The total has hit the under in five of USC's last six games against Washington State.

Washington State vs USC Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Again, this is USC's game to lose. The Trojans are 3-0 against the Pac-12 this season for a reason and the Cougars shouldn't give them much of a reason to worry. Considering how USC has won the last two meetings in quite a lopsided fashion, I'm inclined to back the Trojans on the spread once again.

Bet: USC -12.5 (-115)

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