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USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars 09/18/2021 Football Betting, Tips and Analysis

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USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars 09-18-2021 Football Betting Tips and Analysis

USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars 09/18/2021 – These are teams coming to this game with an identical record and will set the divide after the four quarters of football are done. The USC Trojans take their act on the road and will try to break the Washington State Cougars in their home field at the Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. This game happens on Saturday, September 18 with the kick-off happening at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. FOX Sports will be covering the game live on television while the online live stream is available through SofaScore. It is seen in NCAAF spreads and picks that the Washington State Cougars are the underdogs against the USC Trojans.

USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars 09/18/2021

When: Saturday, September 18, 3:30 PM ET
Where: Martin Stadium, Pullman, Washington
TV: FOX
Stream: Sofascore
USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars 09/18/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Trojans -10 (-107) 60.5 o (-107) -400
Cougars +10 (-107) 60.5 u (-107) +300
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USC Trojans

The USC Trojans won their first game of the season by 23 points over the visiting San Jose State Spartans, 30-7. This team fumbled in Week 2 and lost to the visiting Sanford Cardinal by 14 points, 28-42, and that made them lose their top 25 status. Kedon Slovis at QB was able to tally 223 yards, one touchdown pass, 64% completion and one interception in the loss. Keaontay Ingram was the only RB that reached the end goal after 10 attempts but it was Vavae Malepeai who was more efficient with 15 attempts and 94 yards. WR Drake London scored a touchdown as well. 

Players to Watch: K. Slovis QB (CMP 51, ATT 78, YDS 479, CMP% 65.4, AVG 6.1, LNG 39, TD 3, INT 1, SACK 2, SYL -14, RTG 127.1), V. Malepeai RB (ATT 29, YDS 159, AVG 5.5, LNG 27, TD 0), K. Ingram RB (ATT 25, YDS 130, AVG 5.2, LNG 22, TD 1), D. London WR (REC 16, YDS 205, AVG 12.8, LNG 39, TD 1). 

Washington State Cougars

The Washington State Cougars are on the brink of winning their first game during the opening night but fell short by three points against the Utah State Aggies, 23-26. This team bounced back hard in their next game blowing away the Portland St. Vikings by 20 points, 44-24. Jayden de Laura had a monster game with 303 yards, three touchdown passes, 72% completion but had one interception. He also scored a touchdown along with Deon McIntosh and Max Borghi having one each during their rushing attempts. Travel Harris was on the other end of De Laura’s TD passes twice and finished with 80 yards and six catches. 

Players to Watch: J. de Laura QB (CMP 33, ATT 51, YDS 458, CMP% 64.7, AVG 9, LNG 37, TD 4, INT 1, SACK 3, SYL -21, RTG 162.1), J. Guarantano QB (CMP 8, ATT 13, YDS 56, CMP% 61.5, AVG 4.3, LNG 19, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 1, SYL -6, RTG 97.7), M. Borghi RB (ATT 24, YDS 145, AVG 6, LNG 64, TD 2), D. McIntosh RB (ATT 12, YDS 66, AVG 5.5, LNG 21, TD 1),  C. Jackson Jr. WR (REC 10, YDS 168, AVG 16.8, LNG 37, TD 1).

USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars Betting Numbers

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USC Trojans

Southern California are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Southern California’s last 8 games.
Southern California are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games.
USC Trojans are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games against Washington State.
Southern California are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Washington State Cougars

Washington State are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington State’s last 12 games.
Washington State are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington State’s last 5 games against Southern California.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State’s last 5 games at home.

USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars Betting Picks

The USC Trojans should look and try to go over the spread for them to be considered back to the Top 25 ranking. This will be closer than expected as seen in the top online sportsbook but expect the Washington State Cougars to close the gap further.