USC at Oregon State Pick and Preview

#1 USC at Oregon State
Thursday, 9:00 pm Eastern – ESPN

SBG Global Opening Line: USC - 24 , Total 51

#1 ranked USC begins Pac-10 play on Thursday at Oregon State. The Trojans will be trying to win their seventh straight Pac-10 title. USC has won 9 of the last 10 meetings against Oregon State but they did lose to the Beavers in 2006. Both teams had byes last week and should be well rested for Thursday’s game. USC has a dominating defense led by linebackers Rey Maualuga and Brian Cushing. On offense the Trojans have quarterback Mark Sanchez.
SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking Southern Cal on the Road.

The Beavers lost their first two games of the year but bounced back with a nice win over Hawaii. Oregon State is led by QB Lyle Moevao and receivers Sammie Stroughter and Shane Morales.

Here is a look at the College Football betting stats for Thursday’s game. The Trojans are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a bye week. The Trojans are 6-1 against ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Trojans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Trojans are 9-4 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. The Trojans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on turf.

SBG Global Current Line: USC - 25 , Total 51

The Beavers are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games on turf. The Beavers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Beavers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a bye week. The Beavers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 conference games. The Beavers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Beavers are 2-6 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The Beavers are 2-11-1 ATS in their last 14 games in September. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings between the two teams.

The Under is 10-3 in the Trojans last 13 games overall. The Under is 5-0 in the Trojans last 5 vs. a team with a losing record. The Under is 4-1 in the Trojans last 5 games in September. The Under is 20-7 in the Trojans last 27 conference games. The Over is 5-2 in the Trojans last 7 games following a bye week. The Under is 8-2-1 in the Beavers last 11 games following a bye week. The Over is 4-0 in the Beavers last 4 conference games. The Under is 4-1 in the Beavers last 5 home games. The Over is 5-2 in the Beavers last 7 games overall.

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