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    Star QB Caleb Williams and the USC Trojans (3-0) play the Arizona State Sun Devils (1-2) on Saturday at 10:30 PM ET at Sun Devil Stadium.

    The Sun Devils are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +34) versus the Trojans (with an over/under of 62 points).

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    Game Info for USC vs. Arizona State

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Tempe, Arizona
    • Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium
    USC vs Arizona State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    USC -34 -110 -110 62 -111 -109 N/A N/A

    USC Pick Insights

    • USC is 2-1-0 against the spread this season.
    • USC is 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 34-point favorites.
    • Two of USC’s three games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    USC Stats & Insights

    • USC ranks 82nd in total defense this year (368.3 yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 580.7 total yards per game.
    • USC owns the 41st-ranked defense this season (17.3 points allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking best with 59.3 points per game.
    • USC has the 75th-ranked defense this season in terms of passing yards (216.3 allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking fourth-best with 395.7 passing yards per game.
    • USC ranks 40th in run offense (185 rushing yards per game) and 94th in run defense (152 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • USC has been surging on both offense and defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 14th-best in third-down conversion rate (53.6%) and 23rd-best in third-down percentage allowed (31.1%).
    • USC owns the 22nd-best turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing four turnovers (63rd in the FBS) while turning it over one time (third in the FBS).

    USC’s Best Players

    • Williams has compiled 878 yards (292.7 ypg) on 55-of-71 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 61 rushing yards (20.3 ypg) on 12 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
    • MarShawn Lloyd has racked up 195 yards on 25 carries while finding paydirt two times as a runner. He’s also caught three passes for 71 yards (23.7 per game).
    • Quinten Joyner has collected 113 yards on 14 attempts, scoring one time.
    • Tahj Washington’s team-leading 233 yards as a receiver have come on nine catches (out of nine targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Duce Robinson has caught eight passes for 186 yards (62 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Brenden Rice’s five catches are good enough for 124 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Solomon Byrd has collected 2.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up one TFL and seven tackles.
    • USC’s top-tackler, Jaylin Smith, has 19 tackles and three TFL this year.
    • Max Williams has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has eight tackles, two TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    Arizona State Betting Insights

    • Arizona State has not covered the spread in a game yet this season in two games with a set total.
    • Arizona State’s two games with a set total this year have all gone under the over/under.

    Arizona State Pick Insights

    • Arizona State ranks ninth-worst in total yards per game (292.7), but it has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 34th in the FBS with 293.3 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Arizona State has been struggling offensively, ranking fourth-worst in the FBS with 13 points per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, surrendering 25.7 points per contest (85th-ranked).
    • In terms of passing, Arizona State ranks 99th in the FBS (197 passing yards per game) and 56th on the other side of the ball (203.7 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • Arizona State ranks 14th-worst in rushing yards per game on offense (95.7), but at least it has been shutting down opposing offenses on defense, ranking 24th-best in rushing yards allowed per contest (89.7).
    • Arizona State ranks 104th in the FBS with a 34.9% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 96th with a 43.8% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • Arizona State owns a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, third-worst at -9.

    Arizona State’s Best Players

    • Jaden Rashada has racked up 403 yards on 56.7% passing while recording three touchdown passes with one interception this season.
    • Cameron Skattebo has rushed for 148 yards on 36 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground. He’s also tacked on six catches, totaling 51 yards.
    • DeCarlos Brooks has run for 90 yards across 21 carries.
    • Xavier Guillory leads his squad with 140 receiving yards on 12 catches with one touchdown.
    • Elijhah Badger has nine receptions (on 19 targets) for a total of 125 yards (41.7 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Jalin Conyers’ eight targets have resulted in six catches for 68 yards.
    • Prince Dorbah has racked up 2.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording two TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Chris Edmonds, Arizona State’s leading tackler, has 20 tackles this year.
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