The USC Trojans will take on the BYU Cougars at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena. USC is 2-0 overall, while BYU is 3-0. The Cougars are off to a fast start under head coach Mark Pope, who's looking to lead BYU to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011.
The Cougars are favored by three-points in the latest BYU vs. USC odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 145. Before entering any USC vs. BYU picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
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- BYU vs. USC spread: BYU -3
- BYU vs. USC over-under: 145 points
- BYU vs. USC money line: Brigham Young -190, Southern California +160
What you need to know about BYU
The Cougars made easy work of the Utah Valley Wolverines this past Saturday and carried off an 82-60 win. BYU got double-digit scores from five players, including guard Alex Barcello, who led the Cougars with 20 points, seven rebounds and three assists. For the season, Barcello is averaging 21.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.
What you need to know about USC
Meanwhile, USC strolled past the Montana Grizzlies with points to spare this past Saturday, taking the game 76-62. The Trojans were paced by guard Drew Peterson, who finished with 13 points. Forward Isaiah Mobley proved to be a rebounding machine for USC, grabbing 13 boards to go along with six points and three assists.
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