The 5th ranked Oregon Ducks will take to the road and battle against the USC Trojans. The Oregon Ducks are 22-3 on the season, and lead the Pac-12 conference. The Ducks have split their six road games this season, and are coming off a tough loss on the road at the UCLA Bruins on Thursday.
The USC Trojans also have a great record. The Trojans have won four straight games, and hold a 20-4 record. The Trojans are coming off a 9 point win on the road at Washington State last week. The Oregon Ducks are favorites in this game, let’s give our best Moneyline betting tip for the Oregon Ducks vs. USC Trojans.
Trojans Having Great Season
The USC Trojans have lost just four games this season, all against Pac-12 teams. That Trojans will likely reach the NCAA Tournament, especially with their non conference success. USC is scoring 78.6 points per game, and allowing just over 71 per game. The top scorer for the Trojans this season has been Chimezie Metu, with 14.3 per game.
The Trojans are likely going to make the NCAA Tournament. In the long history of the Trojans basketball program, they have made the tournament 17 times. They have reached the Final Four twice, and they have 11 tournament wins. USC has a tough slate, with road games at UCLA and Arizona to follow.
Ducks Flying High
The Oregon Ducks are one of the scariest teams in all of college hoops, because of their ability to score, and their suffocating defense. The Ducks three losses this season came to Baylor, Georgetown and Colorado. The most impressive win of the season may have been the Ducks blowout over Arizona last week. The Ducks scored 85 points in the win.
On the season, Oregon is scoring 78.9 per game. Dillon Brooks is the top scorer for Oregon, with more than 14 points per game. The Ducks defense has been pretty solid, allowing teams to score 63.5 points per game. After this game, Oregon will host the Utah Utes and also the Buffaloes of Colorado.
Ducks Win over Trojans
The Oregon Ducks are going to be tough to beat in this game. Dana Altman has his team playing smart, playing hard, and playing together. The Ducks seem to be gelling, and have a great chance at a final four trip. They should be able to take care of the Trojans in this game, despite it being on the road.
The Trojans will compete for much of this game, but in the end the Ducks are too much. The Trojans are hoping not to have too tough of a stretch, and stay alive near the top of the conference standings. The first of a trio of tough games does not go their way. The moneyline betting tip for Oregon and USC is take the Oregon Ducks -180 over the USC Trojans.
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