Arizona vs USC: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 7, 2021

The Arizona Wildcats will attempt to extend a four-game win streak when they host the USC Trojans on Thursday, January 7, at McKale Center as  favorites. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN2 and the matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 7, 2021, 2:13 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Arizona Betting Information

  • Arizona has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, amassing a record of 4-6 against the spread.
  • The Wildcats are 3-5 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • In 60% of its games this season (6/10), Arizona and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Arizona Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Akinjo 10 14.2 2.0 5.1 1.7 0.0 1.9
Jemarl Baker Jr. 10 13.7 3.0 1.8 0.6 0.4 2.4
Bennedict Mathurin 10 10.6 4.9 0.8 0.7 0.0 1.0
Jordan Brown 10 10.2 6.0 0.5 0.2 1.1 0.0
Azuolas Tubelis 10 8.4 5.7 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.2

USC Betting Information

  • The Trojans have topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 5-2.
  • For the seventh time this season, the Trojans are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 4-2 against the spread.
  • Four of USC’s seven games (57.1%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.
  • In the Trojans most recent game on Saturday, Tahj Eaddy scored a team-high 18 points on the way to a 64-46 victory over Utah. They were favored by 5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 110 points to go under the 138 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

USC Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Evan Mobley 8 15.0 8.0 1.6 0.6 2.9 0.6
Tahj Eaddy 8 12.8 2.6 3.3 0.4 0.0 2.0
Drew Peterson 8 10.5 4.9 3.1 0.6 0.3 1.0
Isaiah Mobley 8 8.9 7.9 1.8 0.3 1.1 0.4
Chevez Goodwin 8 7.4 4.9 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.0

Total Facts

  • Arizona’s games this season have gone over the point total for Thursday’s matchup (140 points) in five out of 10 opportunities (50% of matchups).
  • In USC’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup point total in three out of eight matchups (37.5%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 155.7 points per game, 15.7 points more than the total of 140 for this matchup.
  • The 127.2 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 12.8 fewer than the 140 over/under in this contest.
  • The Wildcats have seen a 144 average over/under in their games this season, four points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.1 points separates this matchup’s over/under (140 points) and the average total points bet in Trojans games (138.9 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2020 Arizona USC -4.5 138.5 -203 +165 Regular Season 57-48 USC
2/6/2020 Arizona Arizona -10 140 -587 +414 Regular Season 85-80 ARIZ

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