USC vs. Cal: Betting odds, traces and picks towards the unfold

No. 9 USC (7-1, 5-1 within the Pac-12) has been put in as 21-point dwelling favorites vs. Cal (3-5, 1-4) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Trojans are in second place within the convention, half a sport forward of UCLA and Utah which have performed one fewer sport. They’re coming off a 45-37 win at Arizona on Saturday during which they did not cowl as 14-point favorites, so this week’s unfold is a better hill to climb. Nevertheless, Cal enters this sport on a four-game shedding streak, failing to cowl in three of these video games. Final week, Oregon beat Cal 42-24 and lined as a 16.5-point favourite.

The overwhelming majority of early bettors have been laying the factors with USC. Seventy-four p.c of the bets at DraftKings have been on USC -21 as of Thursday morning; nevertheless, 54% of the cash (normally the sharper facet) has been on the Golden Bears. For probably the most up-to-date betting traits, see VSiN’s faculty soccer betting splits web page.

USC’s win at Arizona wasn’t as simple as anticipated, however Lincoln Riley’s offense nonetheless racked up 621 yards led by quarterback Caleb Williams throwing for 411 yards and 5 touchdowns whereas Travis Dye ran for 113 yards and a landing. The principle concern is that the Trojans protection allowed 543 yards to maintain the Wildcats within the sport.

The over-under has been set at 61 factors with 81% of the bets and 90% of the cash on the over, which is comprehensible contemplating how each groups have been concerned in shootouts currently.

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