A Pac-12 battle is on tap between the Washington Huskies (13-10) and the No. 17 USC Trojans (21-4) at 11:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. USC is coming off a huge 67-64 rivalry win over UCLA on Feb. 12, while Washington was blown out by Arizona 92-68 in its last outing.
USC is favored by 10 points in the latest Southern California vs. Washington odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 139.5. Before making any Washington vs. USC picks, you need to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the computer simulation model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on USC vs. Washington, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for USC vs. Washington:
- USC vs. Washington spread: USC -10
- USC vs. Washington over-under: 140 points
What you need to know about USC
On Saturday, USC narrowly escaped with a victory as the team slid past the UCLA Bruins 67-64. Guard Drew Peterson took over for USC, finishing with 27 points (a whopping 40% of their total) in addition to 12 rebounds and five blocks.
The Trojans are looking to impress the NCAA Tournament selection committee during the final stretch of the regular season. With a strong finish, USC could end up in the top eight teams in the country heading into the tournament. Junior forward Isaiah Mobley has been outstanding for USC, averaging 14.7 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game. The Trojans are 13-12 against the spread in 2021-22.
What you need to know about Washington
Meanwhile, Washington found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unpleasant 92-68 punch to the gut against the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday. Washington's loss came about despite a quality game from guard Terrell Brown Jr., who had 29 points along with five boards.
The Huskies excel when it comes to forcing opponents into turnovers, boasting the 17th most takeaways per game in college basketball at 16.7. Brown continues to be a dominant force for Washington, averaging 22.1 points, 4.3 assists, 4.1 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game. The Huskies are 12-11 against the spread in 2021-22.
How to make Washington vs. USC picks
The model has simulated Southern California vs. Washington 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under on the point total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the model's USC vs. Washington pick at SportsLine.
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