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    Rome Odunze and the Washington Huskies (8-0) will visit Caleb Williams and the USC Trojans (7-2) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET, in a matchup featuring a pair of the biggest offensive stars in college football.

    The Huskies are the favorites (-3) in their game against the Trojans, with the over/under at 76.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Huskies are -153 and the Trojans are +128.)

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    Game Info for Washington vs. USC

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
    Washington vs USC Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Washington -3 -106 -114 76.5 -110 -110 -153 +128

    Washington Pick Insights

    • Washington has a 3-4-1 record against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 3-point favorites this season, Washington is 3-4-1 against the spread.
    • Washington has gone over in four of its eight games with a set total (50%).

    Washington Stats & Insights

    • On offense, Washington has been a top-25 unit, ranking fifth-best in the FBS by compiling 501.3 yards per game. The defense ranks 98th (400.8 yards allowed per game).
    • Washington ranks 34th in scoring defense this season (20.6 points allowed per game), but has been thriving on offense, ranking ninth-best in the FBS with 40.4 points per game.
    • While Washington ranks 16th-worst in the FBS in passing defense with 264.6 passing yards allowed per game, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, as the offensive unit ranks best in the FBS (399 passing yards per game).
    • Washington has been a bottom-25 run offense this season, ranking 15th-worst with 102.3 rushing yards per game. On the defensive side of the ball, the Huskies are ranked 58th in the FBS (136.1 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Washington ranks 101st in third-down defense this season (42.2% third-down conversion rate allowed), but has been thriving on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 24th-best in the FBS with a 45.1% third-down conversion rate.
    • Washington ranks 85th in college football with a -2 turnover margin after forcing 9 turnovers (93rd in the FBS) and committing 11 (65th in the FBS).

    Washington’s Best Players

    • Michael Penix Jr. has compiled 2,945 yards (368.1 ypg) on 203-of-295 passing with 24 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Dillon Johnson has racked up 430 yards on 87 carries while finding the end zone six times.
    • Will Nixon has been handed the ball 23 times this year and racked up 153 yards (19.1 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Odunze’s team-high 907 yards as a receiver have come on 51 catches (out of 73 targets) with seven touchdowns.
    • Ja’Lynn Polk has caught 46 passes for 836 yards (104.5 yards per game) and seven touchdowns this year.
    • Jalen McMillan has a total of 311 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 20 passes and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Bralen Trice leads the team with two sacks, and also has two TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Edefuan Ulofoshio, Washington’s top tackler, has 50 tackles, three TFL, two sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Mishael Powell has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 18 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

    USC Betting Insights

    • USC is only 2-7-0 against the spread this year.
    • USC is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • Eight of USC’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (88.9%).

    USC Pick Insights

    • While USC’s defense has had trouble stopping opposing offenses, ranking 20th-worst by surrendering 420.9 total yards per game, its offense ranks 10th-best with 482.2 total yards per contest.
    • USC ranks 22nd-worst in points allowed per game on defense (32.6), but at least it has been surging on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best in points per game (45.9).
    • USC’s pass offense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks seventh-best in the FBS with 328.3 passing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 248.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 107th.
    • With 153.9 rushing yards per game on offense, USC ranks 70th in the FBS. On defense it ranks 106th, giving up 172.1 rushing yards per contest.
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, USC ranks 47th in the FBS (42.4% third-down conversion rate) and 62nd defensively (37.1% third-down rate allowed).
    • With 13 forced turnovers (35th in the FBS) and 11 turnovers committed (65th in the FBS) this season, USC ranks 43rd in the FBS with a turnover margin of +2.

    USC’s Best Players

    • Williams has compiled 2,646 yards (294 per game) while completing 68% of his passes and recording 25 touchdown passes with four interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 130 yards with nine touchdowns.
    • MarShawn Lloyd has run for 766 yards on 99 carries so far this year while scoring eight times on the ground. He’s also added 10 catches, totaling 157 yards.
    • Austin Jones has racked up 258 yards (on 50 attempts) with five touchdowns.
    • Tahj Washington’s 711 receiving yards (79 yards per game) are a team high. He has 35 catches on 47 targets with five touchdowns.
    • Brenden Rice has recorded 519 receiving yards (57.7 yards per game) and nine touchdowns on 30 receptions.
    • Mario Williams’ 35 targets have resulted in 24 grabs for 259 yards and one touchdown.
    • Jamil Muhammad leads the team with six sacks, and also has seven TFL and 23 tackles.
    • USC’s tackle leader, Mason Cobb, has 52 tackles and five TFL this year.
    • Calen Bullock has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 38 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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