USC vs Drake: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 19, 2021

Evan Mobley leads the No. 23 USC Trojans (22-7) into a matchup with the Drake Bulldogs (25-4) after putting up 26 points in a 72-70 loss to Colorado. The Bulldogs are underdogs in the game on Saturday, March 20, 2021, which tips at 4:30 PM ET on TNT. The matchup’s point total is .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 19, 2021, 12:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

USC Betting Information

  • USC has a 16-11-1 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Trojans are 9-6 against the spread this season.
  • USC and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of 28 games this season (53.6%).
  • In their last game, the Trojans got a team-high 26 points from Mobley in a 72-70 loss to Colorado on Friday. They were 2-point underdogs and played to a push, and the teams combined to score 142 points to hit the over on the 134 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 29 16.8 8.6 2.2 0.9 3.0 0.4
Tahj Eaddy 29 13.7 2.8 2.6 0.7 0.0 2.0
Drew Peterson 29 9.9 5.0 2.8 0.6 0.3 1.0
Isaiah Mobley 28 9.0 7.4 1.5 0.4 1.0 0.4
Isaiah White 28 7.2 3.5 0.9 0.9 0.2 0.6

Drake Betting Information

  • Drake has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 20-7.
  • For the 17th time this season, the Bulldogs are at least a 6.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 12-4 against the spread.
  • 11 of the Bulldogs 27 games (40.7%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Bulldogs knocked off Wichita State 53-52 but didn’t cover the spread as 2-point favorites, while falling short of the 140.5 point total in their last contest on Thursday. Joseph Yesufu racked up a team-high 21 points to help lead the team to the victory.

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

Drake Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Shanquan Hemphill 20 14.1 6.3 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.1
Joseph Yesufu 29 12.1 1.7 1.8 1.1 0.1 1.3
Roman Penn 24 11.2 3.3 5.5 1.4 0.0 0.8
D.J. Wilkins 29 10.6 1.7 2.1 0.8 0.1 2.3
Tremell Murphy 29 10.2 5.2 1.2 0.8 0.9 1.2

Total Facts

  • In USC’s matchups this season, the Trojans and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s total of 138 points 15 times (51.7% of opportunities).
  • 19 Drake games this year (63.3% of its matchups) ended with a final total greater than Saturday’s total of 138 points.
  • The total for the contest of 138 is 13.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Trojans (74.8 points per game) and the Bulldogs (76.6 points per game).
  • This game’s point total is 8.7 more points than the 129.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Trojans have seen a 139.9 over/under in their games this season, 1.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 2.8 points separates the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (140.8 points) and this matchup’s over/under (138 points).

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