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    The USC Trojans (11-5, 3-2 Pac-12) are only 2.5-point favorites as they look to build on a four-game home winning streak when they square off against the Colorado Buffaloes (11-6, 3-3 Pac-12) on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at Galen Center. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is 141.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Trojans vs. Buffaloes

    • Game Day: Thursday, January 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Arena: Galen Center
    USC vs Colorado Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    USC -2.5 141.5

    USC Betting Stats & Information

    • USC has won nine of 10 games when favored on the moneyline this season (90%).
    • The Trojans have not played as a moneyline favorite of -145 or shorter.
    • The Trojans are 8-8-0 ATS this season.
    • The Buffaloes have a 3-0 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 2.5 points or more.
    • USC’s average point total in outings this season is 137.7, 3.8 points fewer than the over/under in this game.

    Colorado Betting Stats & Info

    • Colorado has been listed as the underdog three times this season, yet it has won all of those games.
    • The Buffaloes have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +121.
    • The Buffaloes are 8-9-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Buffaloes are 3-0 against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this year.
    • Colorado’s games this year have averaged a total of 141.4 points, 0.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

    USC vs. Colorado Season Stat Comparison

    USC Rank USC AVG Colorado AVG Colorado Rank
    182nd 71.4 Points Scored 74.8 127th
    104th 66.3 Points Allowed 66.6 110th
    148th 33.1 Rebounds 34.4 89th
    207th 8.5 Off. Rebounds 9.2 149th
    328th 5.6 3pt Made 6.8 252nd
    142nd 13.9 Assists 14.1 130th
    246th 13 Turnovers 12.9 234th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    USC Trojans Leaders

    • The leader in rebounds and assists for the Trojans is Drew Peterson, who pulls down 6.8 boards and administers 5.1 assists per game to go with a 13.7 PPG scoring average.
    • USC’s leading scorer is Boogie Ellis, who drops 15.7 points a game in addition to his 3.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
    • The Trojans get the most three-point shooting production out of Ellis, who makes two threes per game.

    Colorado Buffaloes Leaders

    • The Buffaloes’ KJ Simpson puts up enough points (17.9 per game) and assists (3.9 per game) to top the squad’s leaderboards.
    • J’Vonne Hadley grabs 6.3 rebounds per game (he also scores 9.3 points per game and adds 1.3 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Colorado rebounding leaderboard.
    • Simpson is the most prolific from distance for the Buffaloes, hitting 1.9 threes per game.

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