Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The USC Trojans take on the Washington Huskies on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Husky Stadium. The opening line for this game has Washington as 10 point favorites. This season the Trojans are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-7-0. The Huskies have an over/under record of 8-1-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
Sam Darnold finished with 309 yards through the air for USC last week. He completed 28 passes out of 40 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Trojans were led in rushing by Ronald Jones II, who finished with 171 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Deontay Burnett was the team leader in receiving with a total of 87 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game USC got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 81 total plays for 579 yards for the game. The Trojans ran for 270 yards on 40 attempts.
Jake Browning finished with 378 yards passing for Washington last week. He went 19 for 28, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Huskies were led on the ground by Lavon Coleman, who finished with 108 yards on 7 carries. He ended the game with an average of 15 yards per rush. John Ross led the team in receiving with 208 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. Washington had 31 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 704 yards for the contest. The Huskies ran for 287 yards on 44 carries as a team.
USC scores 32 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 49th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 22.7 passes on 34.3 attempts for a 66 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 264.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 34th in college football. The Trojans run for an average of 210.9 yards per game on 37.8 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 35th in the nation. They also run 72.1 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 475.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 31st overall this season. The Trojans average 23.8 first downs per game which ranks them 30th in the country. They accumulate 71.6 penalty yards per game via 7.7 penalties, which ranks 8th in the nation.
USC allows 220.8 passing yards per game, ranking 56th in D-1, and they allow 23.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 38th. They give up 19.9 completions on 33.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.1. The Trojans allow 152.3 rushing yards per game on 36.8 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 51st in the country. USC allows 373.1 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 38th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 43.2 yards per game, ranking them 15th among D-1 teams.
Washington averages 48.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 2nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.7 passes per game on 26 attempts for a 67.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 268.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 32nd in Division 1. The Huskies run for an average of 231 yards per game on 39 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 24th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 7.7 yards per play for a total of 499.4 yards per game, ranking them 19th in the country on offense. The Huskies get an average of 24.3 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd in the nation. They average 44.8 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, ranking them 107th in college football.
Washington allows an average of 181.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 13th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 17 points per contest, which has them ranked 11th in the nation. They give up 18.3 completions on 32.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.1 per game. The Huskies allow 147.9 rushing yards per contest on 38.7 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 44th in the country. Washington allows 329.8 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play, which ranks 18th in D-1. They force 2.4 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 50.3 yards in each contest, ranking 49th in the nation.
USC Betting Trends
USC is 2-7-0 against the over/under this season
USC has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 8-1-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 CB Johathan Lockett Hip "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/06/16 RB Justin Davis Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
10/27/16 DT Kenny Bigelow Knee out for season
10/24/16 DE Jabari Ruffin Suspension out indefinitely
10/18/16 WR Steven Mitchell Knee out for season
09/28/16 DT Noah Jefferson Academics out indefinitely
09/21/16 T E.J. Price Personal out indefinitely
09/21/16 RB Vavae Malepeai Shoulder out indefinitely
09/18/16 DE Don Hill Suspension out indefinitely
09/14/16 DE Osa Masina Dismissed has left team
09/09/16 C Toa Lobendahn Knee out for season
10/25/16 LB Joe Mathis Foot out indefinitely
08/27/16 LB Sean Constantine Ankle out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -10
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