USC vs Arizona: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The No. 17 USC Trojans (18-3) are 7-point favorites as they try to build on a seven-game win streak when they host the Arizona Wildcats (14-8) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Galen Center. The matchup airs at 6:00 PM ET on FOX. The matchup has an over/under of 138.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

USC Betting Information

  • The Trojans have covered the spread more often than not this season, compiling a record ATS of 14-6.
  • The Trojans are 8-5 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 7-point favorite.
  • 11 of 20 USC games this season (55%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Trojans took down Arizona State 89-71 in their last outing on Wednesday. Evan Mobley scored a team-high 22 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 10 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 148.5 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 21 16.8 9.0 2.2 1.0 3.1 0.4
Tahj Eaddy 21 13.7 2.9 2.7 0.6 0.0 1.8
Isaiah Mobley 21 9.8 7.8 1.7 0.4 1.0 0.3
Drew Peterson 21 9.3 4.8 3.0 0.6 0.3 1.0
Isaiah White 21 7.3 3.3 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.6

Arizona Betting Information

  • Arizona holds a losing record ATS this season, covering eight times, not covering 13 times, and pushing one time.
  • As at least a 7-point underdog, the Wildcats often fail to meet expectations with only a 5-7 record against the spread.
  • In 22 games this season, the Wildcats covered the total points bet in 50% of their games.
  • In their last game, the Wildcats got a team-high 21 points from James Akinjo in a 74-60 loss to UCLA on Thursday. They failed to covered the spread as 2-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 134 points to go under the 136.5 point total.

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 22 14.6 2.1 5.2 1.4 0.0 1.9
Azuolas Tubelis 22 12.0 6.4 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.5
Jemarl Baker Jr. 12 12.0 2.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 2.0
Bennedict Mathurin 22 11.1 4.5 1.1 0.7 0.0 1.5
Jordan Brown 22 9.5 5.1 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0

Total Facts

  • In USC’s matchups this season, the Trojans and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s over/under of 138.5 points nine times (42.9% of opportunities).
  • 11 Arizona games this year (50% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Saturday’s point total of 138.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 151.8 points per game, 13.3 points more than the total of 138.5 for this matchup.
  • This game’s over/under is 6.5 fewer points than the 132 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Trojans games is 139.7 points, 1.2 more than the over/under of 138.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 5.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Wildcats games this season (144.1 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/7/2021 Arizona Arizona -3.5 138 -176 +144 Regular Season 87-73 USC
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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