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    On Saturday at 8:00 PM ET, the USC Trojans will host the San Jose State Spartans.

    The Spartans are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +30) against the Trojans (with an over/under of 66.5 points).

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    Game Info for USC vs. San Jose State

    • Game Day: Saturday, August 26, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
    USC vs San Jose State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    USC -30 -109 -111 66.5 -109 -111 -9474 +2150

    USC Pick Insights

    • USC won eight games against the spread last season, failing to cover six times.
    • USC won each of its two games last season when playing as at least 30-point favorites.
    • Last season, 11 USC games went over the point total.

    USC Stats & Insights

    • USC put up 41.4 points per game last year, 19.4 more than San Jose State allowed per matchup (22).
    • When USC recorded more than 22 points last season, it went 8-3 against the spread and 10-1 overall.
    • USC racked up 166.7 more yards per game (506.6) than San Jose State allowed per contest (339.9) last season.
    • USC was 8-4 against the spread and 11-1 overall when the team piled up more than 339.9 yards last year.
    • Last season USC rushed for 48.3 more yards per game (171.1) than San Jose State allowed per contest (122.8).
    • When USC rushed for over 122.8 yards last year, it compiled an 8-4 ATS record and an 11-1 overall record.
    • USC turned the ball over six times last year, 13 fewer than San Jose State forced turnovers (19).

    USC’s Best Players

    • Caleb Williams put up a passing stat line last season of 4,537 yards with a 66.6% completion rate (333-for-500), 42 touchdowns, five interceptions, and an average of 324.1 yards per game. His rushing stat line was 113 carries for 382 yards and 10 TDs.
    • Last year Travis Dye took 145 carries for 884 yards (63.1 per game) and scored nine touchdowns.
    • Austin Jones ran for 705 yards on 135 carries (50.4 yards per game), with five rushing touchdowns last year. He also made his name known on the passing side with 25 receptions for 267 yards (19.1 per game) and one TD.
    • In the previous year, Jordan Addison grabbed 59 passes (on 83 targets) for 875 yards (62.5 per game). He also found the end zone eight times.
    • Tahj Washington tacked on 785 yards on 50 grabs with six touchdowns. He was targeted 72 times, and averaged 56.1 receiving yards per game.
    • Mario Williams’ stat line last season: 631 receiving yards, 40 catches, five touchdowns, on 65 targets.
    • Last season Tuli Tuipulotu racked up 13.5 sacks, 17 TFL and 41 tackles.
    • Last season Shane Lee grabbed 74 tackles, seven TFL, 3.5 sacks, and two interceptions.
    • Calen Bullock collected five interceptions while adding 49 tackles and five passes defended last year.

    San Jose State Betting Insights

    • San Jose State went 4-8-0 ATS last season.
    • San Jose State games hit the over five out of 12 times last season.

    San Jose State Pick Insights

    • Last year San Jose State averaged just 1.8 fewer points per game (27.4) than USC gave up (29.2).
    • San Jose State was 3-2 against the spread and 4-1 overall last year when the team scored more than 29.2 points.
    • San Jose State collected 56 fewer yards per game (367.9) than USC gave up (423.9) per matchup last year.
    • In games that San Jose State churned out over 423.9 yards last year, the team was 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
    • Last year San Jose State ran for 63.6 fewer yards per game (96.2) than USC allowed per contest (159.8).
    • When San Jose State rushed for more than 159.8 yards last season it compiled a 1-1 ATS record and a 2-0 overall record.
    • San Jose State had nine giveaways last year, while USC had 28 takeaways.

    San Jose State’s Best Players

    • Chevan Cordeiro completed 60.7% of his passes to throw for 3,242 and 23 touchdowns last season. Cordeiro also contributed on the ground, tallying nine touchdowns on 21.7 yards per game.
    • Kairee Robinson averaged 63.5 rushing yards per game and scored 10 rushing touchdowns.
    • Elijah Cooks was targeted 8.8 times per game and collected 1,082 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns over the course of 2022.
    • Justin Lockhart caught 36 passes last season on his way to 578 yards and one receiving touchdown.
    • Jermaine Braddock worked his way to 289 receiving yards (24.1 ypg) last season.
    • Viliami Fehoko proved to be a strong defender last year, recording 10 sacks, 12 TFL and 39 tackles.
    • Bryun Parham put together a great stat line last year, tallying 42 tackles, three TFL, and three sacks.
    • A year ago Nehemiah Shelton collected 20 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended as well as two interceptions.
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