Cotton Bowl: USC Trojans vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

In Dallas – at the Cotton Bowl – the USC Trojans will take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday night. The 8th ranked USC Trojans are 11-2 on the season, and took down the Pac-12 title. USC’s two losses this season came to the Washington State Cougars and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

For the Ohio State Buckeyes, they were the top team that did NOT get into the College Football playoff. The Buckeyes took two losses this season ato the Oklahoma Sooners and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Ohio State beat Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game. The Ohio State Buckeyes are -7 over the USC Trojans in this game on Friday night from AT+T Stadium.

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Sam Darnold is the leader of the USC offense. The quarterback threw for more than 3,700 yards and 26 touchdowns on the season. Deontay Burnett was the top receiver for the Trojans with 74 receptions, and more than 970 yards and 9 touchdowns. The Trojans finished in the Top 20 in passing offense with more than 294 yards per game.

The Trojans won their final five games of the season. During those five games, USC scored 30 points or more in 4 of the games. The Trojans  scored 34.5 points per game, and allowed opponents to score 26.3 per game. The Trojans Ronald Jones II was one of the top running backs in the country, and needs just 14 yards to get to 1,500 on the season.

Buckeyes Have Motivation Question

Urban Meyer has his hands full getting his Buckeyes ready for this football game. The Buckeyes felt they should have been in the playoff, but got left out. Now, they will look to bounce back and come away with the best non playoff bowl game win. The Buckeyes are kicking themselves for the loss to Iowa where they allowed 55 points in the game.

The offense for Ohio State is led by quarterback J.T. Barrett. The signal caller threw for more than 2,930 yards and 35 touchdowns. Parris Campbell was the top target for the Buckeyes with 3 touchdowns catches. J.K. Dobbins is the leading running back for the Buckeyes, and he needs 136 yards on the ground in this game to reach 1,500.

Trojans Blow by Buckeyes

The USC Trojans seem to have a little more motivation to play this game. Ohio State seems like a team that is pretty content being finished for the season, and will come out flat in this game. USC is ready for a big win that will spring board them into being one of the favorites to take it all down next season. The Trojans are not only going to cover the spread, but they are going to win this game. Bet the USC Trojans +7 over the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Cotton Bowl.

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