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The Southern Cal Trojans and the Washington State Cougars will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Martin Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Trojans listed as 42½-point favorites versus the Cougars, while the game’s total is sitting at 55½.
Joe McKnight rushed for 143 yards on 11 carries, as USC dropped Arizona State 28-0 in Week 7.
Southern California covered as 25.5-point home favorites as the game played under the 46.5-point total listed by oddsmakers.
Washington State was pounded 66-13 by Oregon State in Week 7, as 30.5-point road underdogs. The combined 79 points sailed OVER the posted total of 54.
Chantz Staden ran for 47 yards with a touchdown for Washington State.
Southern Cal has won 2 straight games.
Washington State has lost 3 straight games.
Southern Cal: 4-1 SU, 4-1 ATS
Washington State: 1-6 SU, 0-6 ATS
Southern Cal most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 7-3
Washington State most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Southern Cal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington State
Southern Cal is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Southern Cal is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Southern Cal is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State’s last 6 games when playing Southern Cal
Washington State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Southern Cal
Washington State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Southern Cal
Southern Cal at Arizona, Saturday, October 25
Washington State at Stanford, Saturday, November 1