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How and what to watch for No. 20 USC vs. Washington

The Trojans will look to complete the season sweep over the Washington Huskies on Thursday night.

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USC Trojans guard Tahj Eaddy celebrates a shot during the college basketball game between the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans on February 6, 2021 at Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA. Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The No. 20-ranked USC Trojans will look to get back into the win column when they play the Washington Huskies on Wednesday night. These two squads played each other last month, with the Trojans winning 95-68 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.

The Trojans (15-3, 9-2 Pac-12) enter this game on a four-game winning streak, with their latest victory happening on Saturday against the UCLA Bruins (66-48). Over the course of that streak, USC is defeating opponents by an average of 11.3 points per game. A player to keep an eye on in this game is forward Evan Mobley, who will likely be a top pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. Mobley is averaging 16.3 points and 9.0 rebounds per game this season.

The Huskies (3-14, 2-10 Pac-12) come to Thursday’s late night contest on a three-game losing skein. Last weekend Washington lost 86-74 to the Oregon Ducks, but Quade Green did it all for the Huskies; the senior guard had 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists, which well were team-highs.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch USC vs. Washington on Thursday, February 10th at 10:00 p.m. ET on Pac-12 Network, or you can watch via the Pac-12 Now app or at Pac-12 Live with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the apps, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: USC -12.5
Point Total: 145.5

  • USC has fared pretty well against the spread in their last five games with a record of 3-2. Those two losses happened against California (-8.5) and Oregon State (-9.5) Also, the point total has gone over in five of the Trojans’ last seven games.
  • Despite only three wins this season, the Huskies haven’t been bad against the spread. Their overall ATS record is 6-11, while their home ATS record is at .500 4-4.

The Best Bet

When these two teams played each other last month, USC won by 27 points at home in Los Angeles. Since then nothing much has changed. The Trojans still look like the best team in the conference, while the Huskies are sitting at the bottom of the standings.

Pick: USC -12.5

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