USC vs. Oregon State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 2022

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The No. 7 USC Trojans (3-0) and Oregon State Beavers (3-0) will face each other in clash of Pac-12 opponents at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon.

USC vs. Oregon State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with oddsmakers listing USC as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, USC has -230 odds to pick up the win, while Oregon State is listed at +185 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 70.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch USC vs. Oregon State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
  • Location: Corvallis, Oregon
  • Stadium: Reser Stadium

Betting Preview

USC

USC ranks 84th in total defense this season (380.7 yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 520.0 total yards per game. USC ranks 45th in scoring defense this year (19.7 points allowed per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best in the FBS with 50.7 points per game. USC has the 56th-ranked defense this season in terms of passing yards (203.7 allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-best with 318.3 passing yards per game. USC ranks 43rd in run offense (201.7 rushing yards per game) and 102nd in run defense (177.0 rushing yards allowed per game) this season. USC ranks 38th in third-down efficiency (48.1%) on offense and 68th in third-down percentage allowed (36.8%) on defense this season. USC has the best turnover margin in college football at +10, forcing 10 turnovers (fifth in the FBS) while turning it over zero times (100th in the FBS).

Oregon State

Oregon State is compiling 468.3 total yards per game on offense this season (43rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 357.3 total yards per contest (65th-ranked). Oregon State’s offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 12th-best in the FBS with 45.7 points per game. In terms of defense, it is giving up 25.7 points per game, which ranks 71st. From an offensive standpoint, Oregon State is generating 278.3 passing yards per game (35th-ranked). It ranks 66th in the FBS on defense (215.3 passing yards given up per game). Oregon State ranks 53rd in the FBS with 190.0 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 70th with 142.0 rushing yards ceded per contest on defense. With a 44.4% third-down conversion rate on offense, Oregon State ranks 48th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 60th, giving up a 35.1% third-down rate. Oregon State has produced eight forced turnovers this season and have turned it over three times, resulting in a +5 turnover margin, which ranks ninth-best in the FBS.

USC vs. Oregon State Betting Analysis

USC Betting Insights

USC has covered the spread in each of its three games with a set spread. In games it is played as 5.5-point favorites or more, USC has an ATS record of 3-0. Games involving the USC have hit the over twice this season. The Trojans have been listed as the moneyline favorite a total of three times this season, and they’ve won all of those games. The Trojans have won all three games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -230 or shorter.

Beavers Betting Insights

Oregon State has covered the spread three times over three games with a set total. Oregon State games have gone over the total twice this year. This is the first time the Beavers will play as underdogs this season. The Beavers have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +185.

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USC vs. Oregon State Against The Spread & Betting Records

USC

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 66.2 66.5 65.5
Implied Total AVG 42.0 44.5 37.0
ATS Record 3-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0
Over/Under Record 2-1-0 1-1-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 2-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Beavers

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 57.0 56.3 58.5
Implied Total AVG 32.0 33.0 30.0
ATS Record 3-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0
Over/Under Record 2-1-0 1-1-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 2-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Players to Watch

USC

  • As part of the Trojans’ defensive unit, Tuli Tuipulotu has totaled 10 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and three sacks in three games.
  • Shane Lee has helped spur the Trojans’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 3.0 TFL, 16 tackles, and one interception in three games.
  • With six tackles, 3.0 TFL, and three sacks in three games, Solomon Byrd has been a key part of the Trojans’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • Eric Gentry has been an important part of the Trojans’ defense in 2022, with 21 tackles and 0.5 sacks in three games.

Beavers

  • Alex Austin has compiled one interception to go with 12 tackles and one pass defended in three games for the Beavers.
  • The Beavers’ Jaydon Grant has amassed eight tackles and two interceptions in three games.
  • The Beavers’ Ryan Cooper Jr. has totaled one interception to go with five tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in three games.
  • Kitan Oladapo has recorded 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and nine tackles in three games for the Beavers.

USC vs. Oregon State Predictions and Pick

USC vs. Oregon State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Trojans (-5.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (70.5)

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How to Bet on USC vs. Oregon State

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Our prediction to win this matchup is USC, and we predict that USC will cover the spread (USC -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 70.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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