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USC at Arizona: Odds, Preview & Analyst Pick
ESPN features an intriguing Pac-12 matchup Saturday night in Los Angeles as the USC Trojans host the Arizona Wildcats. Arizona heads into the matchup with plenty of momentum, winning four in a row including a victory -- in which they put up 58 points -- last week over a ranked Washington State
The spread dropped a point since opening at -8, but it's the total that's seen some heavy action. The total shot up about 4-to-4.5 points since opening at 72.
Betting Line: USC -7
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games.
USC is 5-0 straight up (SU) in its last 5 games at home.
USC is 4-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last 5 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game.
USC is 4-1 ATS in its last five games following a straight up win of more than 20 points.
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What to Watch For
-USC is coming off a 48-17 win over Arizona State -- a game in which they finished with 607 total yards. Sam Darnold finished with 266 passing yards, 3 TDs and 0 INTs.
-Darnold is projected to finish with 336 yards and 3 TDs. He averages 0.7 INTs per sim.
-Darnold's favorite target last week was WR Tyler Vaughns who finished with 126 receiving yards and two TDs.
-Vaughns is projected to finish with 69 yards on 5 receptions. He averages 0.6 TDs per sim.
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