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    The USC Trojans (5-0) play on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET at Rice-Eccles Stadium versus the Utah Utes (4-2).

    The Utes are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3.5), versus the Trojans. The over/under for this matchup is 65 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Utah vs. USC

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Stadium: Rice-Eccles Stadium
    Utes vs Trojans Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Utes -3.5 -111 -111 65 -112 -110 -166 +136

    Utah Betting Insights

    • USC’s ATS record is 4-2-0 this year.
    • USC games have hit the over in three out of six opportunities (50%).

    Utah Stats & Insights

    • Utah ranks 32nd in total offense this year (458.0 yards per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 458.0 yards allowed per game.
    • Utah sports the 28th-ranked defense this season (19.0 points allowed per game), and has been better on offense, ranking 16th-best with 40.3 points per game.
    • Utah ranks 54th in passing yards this season (256.3 per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking 20th-best in the FBS with 179.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Utah is totaling 201.7 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 27th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 58th, allowing 136.5 rushing yards per game.
    • Utah ranks 31st in third-down defense this year (31.9% third-down conversion rate allowed), but has been thriving on offense, ranking 19th-best in the FBS with a 48.7% third-down conversion rate.
    • Utah has forced 13 total turnovers (eighth in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (38th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +7, the eighth-best in college football.

    Utah’s Best Players

    • Cameron Rising leads Utah with 1,440 yards (240.0 ypg) on 118-of-171 passing with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He also has 249 rushing yards on 36 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Tavion Thomas, has carried the ball 85 times for 386 yards (64.3 per game), scoring five times.
    • Devaughn Vele has hauled in 27 receptions for 356 yards (59.3 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Dalton Kincaid has grabbed 23 passes while averaging 54.0 yards per game and scoring five touchdowns.
    • Brant Kuithe’s 19 catches have yielded 206 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Van Fillinger paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Utah’s tackle leader, R.J. Hubert, has 31 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two interceptions this year.
    • Clark Phillips III has picked off a team-leading five passes. He also has 11 tackles and five passes defended to his name.

    USC Betting Insights

    • USC’s ATS record is 4-2-0 this year.
    • USC games have gone over the point total in three out of six opportunities (50%).

    USC Stats & Insights

    • USC’s offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 19th-best in the FBS with 480.4 total yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 358.6 total yards per game, which ranks 54th.
    • USC’s offense has been consistently moving the chains, posting 42.2 points per contest (10th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 32nd by surrendering 19.6 points per game.
    • USC’s pass defense ranks 41st in the FBS with 204.2 passing yards allowed per game, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 23rd-best by racking up 296.6 passing yards per contest.
    • USC ranks 42nd in the FBS with 183.8 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 86th with 154.4 rushing yards allowed per contest on defense.
    • USC’s third-down offense has been consistently moving the chains, posting a 55.6% third-down conversion rate (fourth-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 86th by allowing a 41.3% third-down rate.
    • At +14, USC owns the best turnover margin in the FBS this season.

    USC’s Best Players

    • Caleb Williams has racked up 1,590 yards (265.0 ypg) while completing 64.9% of his passes and tossing 14 touchdown passes with one interception this season. He’s also rushed for 178 yards with three touchdowns.
    • Travis Dye has run the ball 90 times for 571 yards, with six touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 13 catches for 114 yards.
    • Austin Jones has racked up 213 yards (on 31 carries) with three touchdowns, while also catching eight passes for 95 yards.
    • Jordan Addison has totaled 32 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 479 (79.8 yards per game). He’s been targeted 44 times and has six touchdowns.
    • Mario Williams has put together a 348-yard season so far with four touchdowns. He’s caught 22 passes on 40 targets.
    • Brenden Rice’s 22 targets have resulted in 15 receptions for 181 yards.
    • Tuli Tuipulotu leads the team with 7.0 sacks, and also has 10.0 TFL and 17 tackles.
    • Eric Gentry is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 40 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Calen Bullock has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 19 tackles and two passes defended.
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