The Ducks have been unstoppable on offense this season and should have a big day against USC’s defense. The Trojans have a good offense of their own which is why the total on this game in college football betting is listed at 70.
Oregon has been ranked at #1 in the AP poll for the past two weeks. TV commentators have been saying that the number one team in the country has been losing every week but that is not the case. Oregon is ranked first in the AP poll but they are number two in the BCS standings behind Auburn. If the Ducks go unbeaten the rest of the way they would definitely play in the BCS title game. They have to get past USC this week on the road in game that can be seen on ABC.
The Oregon running back is now very much in the race for the Heisman Trophy. He leads the nation in rushing yards per game at 161. Oregon leads the country in offense at 569 yards per game. They lead the nation in scoring at 55.4 points per game.
The Trojans are getting a great season from quarterback Matt Barkley. He threw for 352 yards and a school-record five touchdowns against California two weeks ago. USC is 14th in the country in points per game so they will try and keep up with the high scoring Ducks.
47-20 Last Year
The Ducks routed USC by a score of 47-20 last year at Autzen Stadium. They piled up 613 yards against USC.
The Ducks are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games in October. The Ducks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games as a favorite. The Trojans are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games as an underdog. The Trojans are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 conference games. If you like the over as you bet on college football then the trends are on your side. The Over is 5-1 in the Ducks last 6 road games. The Over is 15-5-1 in the Ducks last 21 conference games. The Over is 4-0 in the Trojans last 4 conference games.