The USC Trojans are not favored by the NCAA football betting odds against Washington on Saturday, November 12th at Husky Stadium in Seattle because the Huskies do take too kindly to perceived slights and take it out on whoever crosses their path. Said online sportsbook odds stand thus:
USC +9 (-110) 62 (-110) +275
Washington U -9 (-110) 62 (-110) -335
The Trojans (6-3) won a fifth straight game for the first time since 2013 on Saturday, a 45-20 rout of the Oregon Ducks. USC QB Sam Darnold finished 28 of 40 for 309 yards with two TDs. Wide receiver Deontay Burnett had seven receptions for 87 yards and one score. However, it was RB Ronald Jones II who ran circles around the Ducks’ rush defense. Jones rushed for 171 yards on 20 carries and tied a school record with four TDs in a single game.
The Huskies (9-0) said being left out of the first CFP rankings’ top 4 didn’t bother them none, but the California Golden Bear might beg to differ after being the recipient of a 66-27 blowout on Saturday. Washington QB Jake Browning threw 19 of 28 for 378 yards with six scoring passes. Both John Ross and Dante Pettis scored three receiving TDs. Ross had 208 receiving yards and Lavon Coleman ran for 108 yards on seven carries with one touchdown.
Today in NCAA football betting news, the Trojans are averaging 32 points, 211.9 rushing yards, and 264.6 passing yards per game. Darnold is completing 67.9 percent of his passes for 1874 yards, 20 touchdowns, and four picks. Jones has runs for 679 yards and seven scores. Justin Davis has rushed for 476 yards and two TDs. JuJu Smith-Schuster has 48 receptions for 641 yards and eight scores. Darreus Rogers has 38 grabs for 487 yards and two TDs. USC is yielding 23.6 points, 153.1 rushing yards, and 220 passing yards per game. Cameron Smith has 63 tackles, six tackles for loss, and one sack, and Adoree Jackson has 42 tackles and two interceptions. The Trojans are 4-1 against the spread in their last five Pac 12 games, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games on turf.
On a related NCAA football betting note, the Huskies are averaging 46.1 points, 224 rushing yards, and 249.9 passing yards per game. Browning is completing 67.7 percent of his passes for 1895 yards, 28 touchdowns, and three picks. Myles Gaskin has run for 878 yards and seven touchdowns. Lavon Coleman has rushed for 492 yards and two scores. Ross has 38 receptions for 534 yards and 11 touchdowns. Pettis has 29 catches for 470 yards and eight TDs. Washington is allowing 15.8 points, 153.9 rushing yards, and 171.9 passing yards per game. Azeem Victor has 64 tackles and three tackles for loss, Vita Vea has 26 tackles and 4½ tackles for loss, and 3½ sacks. The Huskies are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games in November, and 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games on turf.