The No. 5 USC Trojans (13-1) and the Oregon State Beavers (3-10) are set to square off in a Pac-12 matchup at 11 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. USC suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday night, falling to the Stanford Cardinal 75-69. Oregon State has struggled all year, and lost a heartbreaker to rival Oregon 78-76 on Monday.

USC is favored by 15 points in the latest Southern California vs. Oregon State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 140.5. Before making any Oregon State vs. Southern California picks, you need to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on USC vs. Oregon State, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s CBB picks. Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for USC vs. Oregon State:

  • USC vs. Oregon State spread: Southern California -15
  • USC vs. Oregon State over-under: 140 points
  • USC vs. Oregon State moneyline: USC -1400, Oregon State +800

Featured Game | Southern California Trojans vs. Oregon State Beavers

What you need to know about USC

USC was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap on Tuesday, falling 75-69 to the Stanford Cardinal. Southern California’s loss came about despite a quality game from forward Isaiah Mobley, who had 16 points and five assists in addition to seven boards.

Mobley has been outstanding for the Trojans in 2021-22. The junior forward is averaging 15.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game this year. He will undoubtedly be a matchup problem for Oregon State. USC is 8-6 against the spread in 2021-22.

What you need to know about Oregon State

Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for Oregon State as they fell 78-76 to the Oregon Ducks on Monday. Guard Jarod Lucas just could not get things rolling his way, playing for 33 minutes but putting up just eight points on 4-for-14 shooting.

With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. If USC want to win Thursday, they will need to focus on stopping Oregon State’s center Roman Silva, who had 12 points along with nine rebounds, and forward Warith Alatishe, who had 16 points in addition to seven boards against Oregon. The Beavers are 4-10 against the spread this season. 

How to make Southern California vs. Oregon State picks

The model has simulated Southern California vs. Oregon State 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Oregon State vs. USC pick at SportsLine.

So who wins USC vs. Oregon State? And which side of the spread holds all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the USC vs. Oregon State spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up nearly $2,200 on its college basketball picks the last five years, and find out.

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