Washington Huskies vs USC Trojans Prediction, 12/18/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs USC Trojans
Date: Friday, December 18, 2020
Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+6)
Dylan Morris and the Washington Huskies (3-1) head to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Friday where they'll meet the USC Trojans (5-0). The odds on this matchup have USC as 6-point favorites. The total is set at 58.5.
In their last outing, the Washington Huskies took on the Stanford Cardinal and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 31-26. Dylan Morris went 15/23 with 254 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with no picks. Sean McGrew paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 11 yards and he notched 2 TD's for this contest. He scurried for 65 yards by way of 16 carries which had him averaging 4.1 yards per carry. Ty Jones was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 79 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 39.5 yards per catch in this outing.
When it comes to scoring, the Washington Huskies are sitting at 30.3 points per contest. As a team they're averaging 176.3 yards in the run game which has them sitting 55th in Division 1. The Huskies have tallied 1,611 total yards this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Washington has amassed 4 touchdowns through the air and 11 rushing touchdowns. Regarding yards through the air, the Huskies are giving up 740 yds which ranks them 15th in D-1. Over the course of this year, they have given up 346.3 yards/contest putting them at 42nd in D-1. The Huskies are sitting in 54th in Division 1 regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 25.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per run and 161.3 rushing yards per contest this season. In their 4 games played this season, they are conceding 185.0 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.1%. During the season, they have allowed 645 yards on the ground through 4 games.
For his college career, Morris has thrown for a total of 897 yards with 4 touchdowns and 3 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the football 17 times for a total of 57 rushing yards. He has a quarterback rating of 136.0 with a touchdown percentage of 3.6% and an interception rate of 2.7%. He is averaging 224.3 yards per game. Dylan Morris has completed 67 of his career 110 passes for a completion percentage of 60.9%.
In their last contest, the USC Trojans took on the UCLA Bruins and earned the win by a score of 43-38. Vavae Malepeai led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for this game. He ran for a total of 110 yards by way of 19 carries which meant he was running for 5.8 yards per carry. Tyler Vaughns was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 128 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 16.0 yards per reception for that game. Kedon Slovis went 30/47 with 344 yards via the pass and threw 5 touchdowns. He walked away with 2 interceptions for the game.
When looking at their ability to score points, the Trojans rank 23rd in D-1 averaging 35.2 PPG. Over the course of the season so far, the Trojans have thrown for 1,596 yards through the air along with holding an average of 319.2 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 13th in Division 1. They hold an average of 109.2 yards per game via the rush and have run for 546 yards in total. The USC Trojans are averaging 428.4 yards/contest which is good for 38th in college football. USC has conceded a total of 785 yards rushing (157.0 yards per outing) in addition to 4 touchdowns via the rush for the season. The Trojans are giving up 25.0 points per contest, which puts them 53rd in the nation. Overall, they have relinquished 125 total points. They have yielded 10 touchdowns through the air as well as 238.0 yards/outing, which has them sitting 82nd in Division 1.
Slovis has thrown 45 TD's compared to 13 picks in his career. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 7.5% and his interception percentage is 2.2%. He has scampered for -87 yards on 65 attempts. He is averaging 300.2 yds per contest through the air with a 162.6 quarterback rating. In 17 contests in his career, Kedon Slovis has completed 431 of his 604 attempts for a total of 5,103 yds.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Trojans -6
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