USC at Arizona Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/8/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Arizona Stadium in Tucson
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The Southern California Trojans (3-2) will visit the impressive #10 Arizona Wildcats (5-0) on Saturday in a Pac 12 South matchup. In 2013, USC was able to beat Arizona 38-31 on their home field.
USC gave up 20 fourth-quarter points to Arizona State last weekend and ended up taking a 38-34 home loss. They did have 220 rushing yards in that game, but their defense ended up giving up 541 yards.
Through five games, the Trojans are 33rd in the nation in passing with 282 yards per game. Quarterback Cody Kessler has been excellent for USC this season, throwing for 1,380 yards with 10 touchdowns and no interceptions. Running back Javorius Allen has rushed for 576 yards in five games with four touchdowns and he has averaged 5.3 yards per carry.
Arizona picked up their biggest win in years last Thursday when they defeated the then-ranked #2 Oregon Ducks 31-24 on the road. The Wildcats only had three first-half points in that game, but their big 21-points third quarter helped them on their way to the win.
The Wildcats have the seventh-best passing team in the country right now with 350 passing yards per game. Freshman quarterback Anu Solomon has completed 63.6 percent of his pass this year for 1,741 yards, 14 touchdowns and just four interceptions. Solomon's top target has been wide receiver Cayleb Jones, who has caught 32 passes for 525 yards and six touchdowns.
Southern California Trojans Betting Trends
Southern California Trojans are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Southern California Trojans are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
Arizona Wildcats are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Arizona Wildcats are 2-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Southern California Trojans
10/05/14 WR Ajene Harris Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/05/14 -OL Jordan Simmons Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/05/14 LB Lamar Dawson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/05/14 TE Randall Telfer Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/05/14 RB Tre Madden Toe "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/05/14 WR Victor Blackwell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
08/29/14 DB Anthony Brown Personal quit the team
08/26/14 CB Joshua Shaw Ankle out indefinitely
08/26/14 DT Kenny Bigelow Knee out indefinitely
08/14/14 LB Jabari Ruffin Knee out for season
08/07/14 TE Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick Academics out for season
08/28/14 OL Jacob Arzouman Knee out for season
08/28/14 LB Jamardre Cobb Concussion out for season
08/26/14 QB Brandon Dawkins Disciplinary out indefinitely
08/26/14 DL Dwight Melvin Academics out for season
08/03/14 DB Tra'Mayne Bondurant Disciplinary has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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