USC Trojans vs. Utah Utes: 2/27/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

The Utah Utes (9-11) are expected to continue a four-game losing streak when they host the No. 19 USC Trojans (19-5) as 5.5-point underdogs at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Jon M. Huntsman Center. The matchup airs on ESPN2. The matchup has an over/under of 138 points.

Betting Information

USC vs Utah Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
USC -5.5 -110 -110 138 -110 -110 -252 205

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Computer picks for USC vs Utah
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Pick Em Over (138) USC 72 Utah 67

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Total Facts

  • In 13 of 24 outings (54.2%) this season, the Trojans and their opponents have scored no less than this matchup’s over/under of 138 points.
  • Utah and its opponents have combined to score at least 138 points in 50% of their matchups this season (10 of 20 chances).
  • These teams average a combined 144.2 points per game, 6.2 more points than the total of 138 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined five fewer points per game (133) than this matchup’s total of 138 points.
  • The Trojans average point total in outings this year is 139.9, 1.9 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • Utes games this year have averaged an over/under of 137.2 points, 0.8 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Trojans record 6.9 more points per game (75.1) than the Utes give up (68.2).
  • When USC totals more than 68.2 points, it is 16-1 overall and 13-0 against the spread.
  • Utah has a 0-4 record against the spread and a 0-4 record overall when allowing more than 75.1 points.
  • The Utes’ 69.1 points per game are just 4.3 more points than the 64.8 the Trojans give up to opponents.
  • Utah has put together a 7-0 ATS record and a 9-4 overall record in games it scores more than 64.8 points.
  • USC is 2-5 against the spread and 4-3 overall when it allows more than 69.1 points.
  • The Trojans have scored a total of 248 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 10.3 per game), and the Utes have out-scored opponents by only 17 points on the season (0.9 more per game).

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USC Betting Information

  • USC has been good against the spread this season, posting a 15-8 record.
  • The Trojans have posted a winning record of 8-6 against the spread when the spread is -5.5 or bigger.
  • More often than not, USC and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 13 of 23 chances this season.

Utah Betting Information

  • Utah has a losing record against the spread, going 8-12 ATS (covering just 40% of the time).
  • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Utes have not fared well, going 2-3 against the spread.
  • In most of Utes games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (12 out of 20 games, 60%).

Head to Head

USC vs Utah (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2021 USC -5 138.5 -224 +180 Regular Season 64-46 USC
2/23/2020 Utah -1.5 136.5 -123 +100 Regular Season 79-65 UTAH
1/30/2020 USC -7.5 143.5 -377 +287 Regular Season 56-52 USC
3/7/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-74 UTAH
2/6/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-70 UTAH

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USC Leaders

  • Evan Mobley leads the Trojans in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 16.7 points and 8.5 boards per game.
  • Ethan Anderson is the Trojans best passer, dispensing 3.3 assists per game while scoring 6.0 PPG.
  • Tahj Eaddy hits more threes per game than any other member of the Trojans, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a rate of 2.0 per game.
  • Mobley is the Trojans leader in steals and blocks, racking up 0.9 steals and 2.9 blocks per game.

Utah Leaders

  • The Utes’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Timmy Allen with 16.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.
  • The Utes’ top assist machine is Rylan Jones with a stat line of 4.3 assists, 4.6 points, and 1.9 rebounds per game.
  • Alfonso Plummer knocks down 2.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Utes.
  • Jones (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Utah while Branden Carlson (1.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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