USC vs Cal: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 23, 2021

Pac-12 opponents meet when the USC Trojans (11-3) visit the California Golden Bears (7-9) at Haas Pavilion, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Trojans are 8.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 134.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

USC Betting Information

  • USC has compiled an 8-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Trojans are an even 4-4 against the spread this season when they are at least an 8.5-point favorite.
  • The Trojans and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 13 games this season (46.2%).
  • The Trojans lost 58-56 to Oregon State in their last outing on Tuesday. Evan Mobley put up a team-high 12 points in the loss. They were favored by 10 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to go under the 137.5 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 14 15.9 8.6 1.9 0.8 3.0 0.4
Tahj Eaddy 14 12.5 3.1 2.7 0.6 0.0 1.7
Drew Peterson 14 10.9 5.6 3.5 0.5 0.5 1.1
Isaiah Mobley 14 9.9 7.4 1.9 0.4 0.9 0.4
Isaiah White 14 8.4 3.6 0.9 1.0 0.2 0.7

Cal Betting Information

  • So far this season, Cal managed an even 7-7 record ATS.
  • The Golden Bears achieve a 2-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least an 8.5-point underdog.
  • 10 of Cal’s 14 games (71.4%) this season have covered the over/under.

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

Cal Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Matt Bradley 9 17.8 4.7 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.6
Makale Foreman 16 10.4 1.8 2.1 0.7 0.0 2.3
Grant Anticevich 12 10.3 4.9 1.5 0.4 0.6 1.3
Ryan Betley 16 10.3 4.0 1.5 0.6 0.3 2.2
Andre Kelly 16 10.1 5.8 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.0

Total Facts

  • USC and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 134.5 total in eight out of 14 games (57.1%) this year.
  • 10 Cal games this year (62.5% of its matchups) finished with a final point total greater than Saturday’s total of 134.5 points.
  • The Trojans average 76.7 points per game against the Golden Bears’ 67.8, totaling 10.0 points over the matchup’s over/under of 134.5.
  • The 133.7 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 0.8 fewer than the 134.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Trojans have seen a 141.1 over/under in their games this season, 6.6 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 2.6 points separates the average total points bet in Golden Bears games (137.1 points) and this game’s over/under (134.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2020 USC USC -11.5 132.5 -817 +538 Regular Season 88-56 USC

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