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The Oregon Ducks and the Southern Cal Trojans will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Trojans listed as 16½-point favorites versus the Ducks, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
Oregon got out to a 28 point lead at halftime en route to a 63-14 pasting of Washington State in Week 5. Oregon easily covered the 22-point spread, while the 77 points sailed OVER the posted total of 56.5.
LaGarrette Blount ran for 98 yards and three touchdowns off 15 carries for Oregon. Jeremiah Masoli completed 9-of-16 pass attempts for 163 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
USC was upset 27-21 by Oregon State in Week 5, as 24-point favorites. The combined 48 points fell UNDER the posted total of 55.
Oregon: 4-1 SU, 3-2 ATS
Southern Cal: 2-1 SU, 2-1 ATS
Oregon most recently:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4
Southern Cal most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 9-1
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Oregon is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon’s last 5 games when playing Southern Cal
Oregon is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Oregon is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Southern Cal
Southern Cal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Cal is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Southern Cal’s last 8 games at home
Southern Cal is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Oregon home to UCLA, Saturday, October 11
Southern Cal home to Arizona State, Saturday, October 11