UCLA Vs. USC: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The UCLA Bruins (6-4, 4-3 Pac-12) are set for a Pac-12 matchup with the USC Trojans (4-5, 3-4 Pac-12) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The Trojans (+141 moneyline odds to win) will welcome the Bruins (-3.5) on November 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. Oddsmakers have set a total of 66 points for the matchup.

In this article we will update you with the best odds available and explain what you need to know to make a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, betting trends, plus team and player stats.

The insights in what follows reflect odds as of November 20, 2021 at 4:03 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

UCLA Vs. USC Betting Odds

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UCLA Offense Vs. USC Defense

Bruins Offense Stats (Rank) Trojans Defense
33.4 (31) Points/Gm 28.9 (85)
423.6 (43) Yards/Gm 395.7 (92)
219.7 (69) Pass Yards/Gm 233.3 (76)
203.9 (20) Rush Yards/Gm 162.3 (83)
7.7 (59) Yards/Pass 8.2 (105)
4.7 (43) Yards/Rush 4.6 (96)
42.1% (48) 3rd Down % 40.0% (75)
9 (45) Turnovers 12 (24)
9 (76) Sacks 5 (99)

USC Offense Vs. UCLA Defense

USC Offense Stats (Rank) UCLA Defense
29.6 (59) Points/Gm 27.4 (76)
441.8 (28) Yards/Gm 390.7 (82)
304.7 (14) Pass Yards/Gm 267.2 (119)
137.1 (87) Rush Yards/Gm 123.5 (32)
7.3 (77) Yards/Pass 7.3 (69)
4.4 (57) Yards/Rush 3.8 (45)
41.9% (53) 3rd Down % 44.3% (111)
14 (108) Turnovers 12 (24)
7 (52) Sacks 12 (20)

When UCLA Has The Ball

  • The Bruins’ rushing game ranks 20th in the FBS (203.9 yards per game). The Trojans allow 162.3 rushing yards per game (83rd).
  • UCLA has the 31st-ranked offense in the FBS, averaging 33.4 points per game. USC’s defense is 85th, allowing 28.9 points per contest.
  • The Bruins average 4.7 yards per rushing attempt (43rd in the FBS), and the Trojans give up 4.6 per carry (96th in college football).
  • UCLA has the 43rd-ranked offense in the FBS in yards per game (423.6). They will be facing a USC defense ranked 92nd, giving up 395.7 yards per game.

When USC Has The Ball

  • The Bruins’ defense allows 267.2 yards through the air per game (119th in the FBS). The Trojans’ 304.7 passing yards per game is 14th in college football.
  • USC ranks 108th in college football, committing 14 turnovers this season, while UCLA is 24th with 12 turnovers forced.
  • The Trojans are 53rd in the FBS in third-down percentage (41.9%) and will be facing the 111th-ranked Bruins defense in that category (44.3%).
  • USC has the 87th-ranked rushing offense in the FBS (137.1 yards per game). It takes on UCLA’s 32nd-ranked rushing defense, which allows 123.5 on the ground.
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UCLA Betting Trends And Insights

  • UCLA is 6-4-0 ATS this season.
  • The Bruins have an ATS record of 4-1 when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites this season.
  • UCLA and its opponents have combined to go over the point total five out of 10 times this season.
  • In two games this season, UCLA and its opponents have combined to total more than 66 points.
  • The Bruins have a 4-3 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 57.1% of those games).

USC Betting Trends And Insights

  • USC has put together a 3-6-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Trojans have not covered the spread this season (0-2 ATS) when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
  • USC and its opponents have combined to go over the point total four out of nine times this season.
  • USC and its opponents have combined to score more than 66 points in four of nine games this season.
  • The Trojans have lost both games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

UCLA Players To Watch

  • Dorian Thompson-Robinson leads the team with 1,614 passing yards (201.8 yards per game) and has a 60.5% completion percentage this year (127-of-210) while throwing 11 touchdowns with four interceptions. He also has 393 rushing yards on 92 carries with seven touchdowns, averaging 49.1 yards per game.
  • Zach Charbonnet has 146 carries for a team-high 845 rushing yards (93.9 per game) and nine touchdowns. He also has 17 catches for 150 receiving yards (16.7 per game).
  • Brittain Brown has 593 yards on 93 carries (65.9 ypg), with seven rushing touchdowns.
  • This season Greg Dulcich has 34 catches and leads the team with 560 yards (62.2 per game) while scoring four touchdowns.
  • Kyle Philips has hauled in 40 catches for 514 yards (64.3 yards per game) and four touchdowns.
  • This season Chase Cota is averaging 40.2 yards per game, with 17 catches for 241 yards and one touchdown.

USC Players To Watch

  • Kedon Slovis leads the team with 2,153 passing yards (239.2 yards per game) and has a 65% completion percentage this year (193-of-297) while throwing 11 touchdowns with eight interceptions.
  • Keaontay Ingram has picked up a team-best 815 rushing yards (90.6 per game) and five touchdowns.
  • Vavae Malepeai has 247 yards on 66 carries (30.9 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns.
  • Drake London has racked up 88 receptions for 1,084 yards, best on his team, and seven touchdowns. He averages 135.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Tahj Washington has added 41 receptions for 474 yards and one touchdown.
  • Gary Bryant has totaled 362 yards on 30 receptions with five touchdowns, averaging 45.3 yards per game.

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