Planning on watching today's Beavers and Trojans game? Catch the action at Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA, as the Trojans hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on PACN. The odds for this Pac-12 conference game currently have USC as the -7.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 140 points.


The Pick: Oregon State Beavers +7.5

This game will be played at Galen Center at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Trojans.
  • Even though we have USC winning straight-up, we like Oregon State at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for Oregon State?

As an underdog, Oregon State has gone 3-10 this season, and on the road, the Beavers have lost all 10 of their games. Their average scoring margin on the road is -16.4 points per game, and they come into this game on a five-game losing streak away from home.

Overall, Oregon State is 11-10 this season, and in Pac-12 play, they are 3-7. In their last game, they lost to UCLA, 71-63. So far, the Beavers are 0-5 on the road, and they have gone 8-3 in non-conference games.

As the underdog this season, Oregon State has an ATS record of 8-5 and they are 11-10 overall vs. the spread. On the road, the Beavers have gone 3-2 ATS this year and their last 10 road ATS mark is 5-5. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Oregon State is 7-3 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Oregon State games is 15-6 and today's line of 140 is higher than the average OU line in their games (137.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 150 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 8-2.

In their most recent game, the Oregon State offense put up just 63 points vs. the UCLA Bruins. Overall, they are now averaging 70.6 points per game which is 311st in the country. Offensively, the Beavers have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 188th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 277th in percentage and 307th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today's game, the Oregon State defense is giving up an average of 72.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. USC. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.9%.

Can the USC Offense Score Enough at Home?

USC enters this game as a 7.5-point favorite, and they have gone 8-6 as the favorite this season. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 5-5, and they are 6-6 at home this season.

Overall, USC is 8-13 this season, and they have lost six games in a row. In Pac-12 play, they are just 2-8.

As the favorite this season, USC has gone 7-7 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Trojans have a 5-5 ATS mark. At home this year, USC is just 5-7 vs. the spread and they are 0-3 ATS in their last three home games.

So far this season, the over/under record in USC games is 13-7-1. Today's over/under line of 140 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (147.6). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 with an average scoring total of 137 points.

In their recent matchup, the USC offense ended with 69 points against Oregon. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.5% and made 9 threes. On the offensive front, the Trojans have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 235th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 117th in terms of percentage and 127th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today's game, the USC defense is giving up an average of 74.9 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, USC's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 36.3% this season.