The Washington Huskies will hit the highway in PAC 10 conference play when they pay a visit to the USC Trojans on Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from the LA Coliseum is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television provided by ESPN2.
The betting odds came in with the home team USC Trojans lined as an 11 point favorite with an over under lined at 61.
The early money from the college football betting public has come on the side of the road team as the USC Trojans have been bet down to a 10 point favorite. The total saw movement downward to 60 points.
Money line gamblers betting on the side of the favored USC Trojans will lay -450 odds with the road underdog Washington Huskies bringing back +325 odds to win this game outright without the need for taking the points.
These PAC 10 conference foes in last years meeting saw the Washington Huskies pull the 16-13 home spread covering victory as a 20 ½ point underdog. The game fell under and was way below the closing number of 53.5 points.
The difference in this game was the fact the USC Trojans could not sustain drives as behind quarterback Aaron Corp the team could only covert on 0 of 11 on third and fourth down combined.
The Washington Huskies enter the game with a 1-2 overall record on the season. The team averages 26 points and 369 yards per game. The teams lone win on the season was a 41-20 blowout victory against Syracuse as a 13 ½ point favorite.
The team faced its biggest test in week 3 and the Huskies were pounded by the Nebraska Cornhuskers 56-21 as a 3 point home underdog. The Huskies were off last week and will be coming off the bye.
In defeat the Huskies gained just 246 yards and were 4 of 15 on third down. They lost the turnover battle by a -2 differential.
Quarterback Jake Locker had a very poor game hitting on only 4 of 20 passes for 71 yards with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions.
Running back Chris Polk rushed 17 times for 55 yards and a touchdown.
Wide out Jermaine Kearse led the Huskies with 2 catches for 51 yards and a touchdown.
The Huskies defense allowed the Cornhuskers a very high 533 yards and 7 of 12 conversions on third down. Washington was very poor in rush defense allowing 383 yards and a very high 7.1 yards per carry average.
USC sits with a perfect record of 4-0 on the year. They have faced rather weak non conference opponents and face their most difficult test this season.
The Trojans average 37 points and 468 yards per game. The team is coming off a 50-16 victory in their Pac 10 conference opener against Washington St as a 22 point favorite. The game went over the total against the closing number of 55.
In victory last week it was USC producing 613 yards on the Cougars and were 8 of 12 on third down.
Matt Barkely hit on 16 of 25 passing for 290 yards with 3 touchdowns and 2 picks.
Allen Bradford on the ground got 7 carries for 84 yards. Stanley Havili had a good game with 80 yards on 4 carries and a touchdown. Havili was also a factor in the passing game with 5 catches for 107 yards and a touchdown.
Wide out Ronald Johnson led the team with 5 catches for 69 yards and a touchdown.
On the defensive side of the football the Trojans have allowed their opponents 21 points and 389 yards per game.
In their win last night the Trojans allowed Washington St 323 yards and 6 of 15 on third down. USC was able to stuff the Cougars run game limiting the team to only 2.6 yards per carry on 26 carries.
CFB Trend: USC Trojans are 4-1 ATS in their past 5 home games against Washington Huskies.