USC Trojans vs UCLA Bruins Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: USC Trojans vs UCLA Bruins
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Rose Bowl
Odds/Point Spread: USC (-6)
Dorian Thompson-Robinson and the UCLA Bruins (3-2) play the USC Trojans (4-0) at Rose Bowl on Saturday, December 12, 2020. The spread on this game has USC as 6-point favorites. The over/under opens at 62.5.
In their last contest, the USC Trojans played the Washington State Cougars and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 38-13. Kenan Christon led the team on the ground in this outing. He broke a long run for 7 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 11 yards on 3 carries which had him averaging 3.7 yards per carry. Drake London was the receiving yardage leader by earning 92 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 18.4 yards per reception in this outing. Kedon Slovis went 25/32 with 287 yards through the air and added 5 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
In terms of putting points on the board, the USC Trojans hold an average of 33.3 points per game. Offensively they average 111.5 yards in the run game which is 112th in Division 1. The Trojans have earned 1,698 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to scoring, USC has earned 10 touchdowns through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to passing yards, the Trojans have conceded 826 yds which has them ranked 23rd in college football. During the season, they are granting 356.5 yards per contest which has them ranked 46th in the country. The Trojans rank 40th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 21.8 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 150.0 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During their 4 games played, they have yielded 206.5 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 60.6%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 600 running yards through 4 games.
For his career, Slovis has thrown for a total of 4,759 yds with 40 TD's and 11 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 61 times totaling -76 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 163.5 with a TD percentage of 7.2% and an interception percentage of 2.0%. He is averaging 297.4 yards per contest. Kedon Slovis has completed 401 of his attempted career 557 tosses for a completion percentage of 72.0%.
The last time they took the field, the UCLA Bruins faced the Arizona State Sun Devils and ended up getting the win by a score of 25-18. Brittain Brown paced the team in rushing in this contest. He broke a long run for 64 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 94 yards via 7 carries which means he ran for an average of 13.4 yards per carry. Delon Hurt led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 62 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 15.5 yards per reception in this contest. Dorian Thompson-Robinson went 18/24 with 192 yards via the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks.
During this campaign so far, the Bruins have earned 1,015 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 203.0 passing yards per game, which is ranked 87th in D-1. The UCLA Bruins are averaging 430.6 yards per outing which ranks them 37th in Division 1. They hold an average of 227.6 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,138 yards for this season. When it comes to how much they score, the Bruins are sitting 36th in the country by scoring 32.6 points per game. The Bruins are relinquishing 24.8 points per game, which puts them 53rd in the country. This season, they have surrendered 124 total points. UCLA has conceded a total of 718 rushing yards (143.6 yards per contest) and 9 touchdowns rushing for the year. They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns through the air and 229.4 yards per contest, which puts them in 73rd in Division 1.
In the 23 contests in his college career, Dorian Thompson-Robinson has been successful on 380 of his 646 attempts for a total of 4,703 yards. He averages 204.5 yards per game through the air with a 132.8 quarterback rating. Thompson-Robinson has passed for 36 touchdowns compared to 18 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for 476 yards on 204 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 5.6% and his interception rate is 2.8%.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Bruins college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bruins +6
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