Washington Huskies vs USC Trojans Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/13/2020
Game: Washington Huskies vs USC Trojans
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Location: Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: USC -4
The Washington Huskies travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Thursday, February 13, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 4 point favorites.
Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 12-12. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 70.5 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. USC has an overall mark of 17-7. They are averaging 72.3 points per contest and giving up 67.9, which is a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 8-15-0 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 10-11-2 against the over/under
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 14-10-0 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 8-15-1 against the over/under
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/19 G Charles O'Bannon Jr. Personal has left the program
Nahziah Carter averages 12.8 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%. Isaiah Stewart comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Jonah Mathews averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Onyeka Okongwu averages 16.4 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 75th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 231st, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 258th place in the NCAA. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in the nation. Washington averages 70.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 202nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 123rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 171st in D-1. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 198th and 226th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 45th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans surrender 67.9 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 149th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest, and 175th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Trojans are 140th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game. USC is 149th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 154th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 82nd in the nation. They are 45th in the country in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game and 66th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Trojans are 46th in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Huskies are 221st in the nation in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 157th in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 129th. As a team they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 171st in Division 1. Washington is 34th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions.
USC is 71st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Trojans are 203rd in the country in offensive rating with 100.3. In terms of pace they are 110th in Division 1 with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 197th. As a team they are 186th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 303rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/USC college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take USC -4
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