USC at UCLA Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/19/2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Rose Bowl in Pasadena
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The #24 Southern California Trojans (7-3) and the #11 UCLA Bruins (8-2) will both be looking to extend their winning streaks when they face each other on Saturday night. UCLA pulled off a 35-14 home win over USC last season.
USC picked up their second win in a row last Thursday when they beat California 38-30 at home. In that game, they had 371 passing yards and they were able to convert nine of their 16 third down chances.
The Trojans have moved the ball well through the air this year, averaging nearly 300 passing yards per game. Quarterback Cody Kessler has completed 70.2 percent of his passes this season and has 2,919 passing yards with 29 touchdowns and just three picks. Kessler's top target has been wide receiver Nelson Agholor, who has caught 82 passes for 1,079 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Two weeks ago, UCLA won their fourth straight game when they defeated Washington 44-30 in the road. Their offenses was solid in that game, gaining 476 yards and converting eight of their 14 third down opportunities.
The Bruins have had a well-balanced offense this season by passing for 273.4 yards per game and rushing for 215.8 yards per game. Running back has averaged 6.2 yards per carry this season and has 1,169 yards with six touchdowns. Quarterback Brett Hundley has 2,547 passing yards with 17 touchdowns and just four interceptions.
Southern California Trojans Betting Trends
Southern California Trojans are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Southern California Trojans are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
UCLA Bruins are 3-7-0 Against the Spread
UCLA Bruins are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Southern California Trojans
11/16/14 WR Ajene Harris Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
11/16/14 TE Bryce Dixon Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. UCLA
11/16/14 S John Plattenburg Thigh "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
10/27/14 OT Chad Wheeler Knee out for season
10/19/14 LB Lamar Dawson Knee out indefinitely
10/09/14 RB Tre Madden Toe out for season
10/09/14 WR Victor Blackwell Legal problems has left team
08/29/14 DB Anthony Brown Personal quit the team
08/26/14 CB Joshua Shaw Suspension 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
11/16/14 FB Nate Iese Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/14 LB Kenny Orjioke Knee out for season
09/22/14 DB Randall Goforth Shoulder out for season
09/03/14 RB Steven Manfro Knee out for season
08/02/14 WR Austin Roberts Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take UCLA
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