UC Davis Aggies vs. USC Trojans Free Prediction 12/30/18

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The USC Trojans (6-6) will be at home in the Galen Center when they take on the UC Davis Aggies (3-9). The game starts at 9 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 30, 2018, and will air on Pac-12 Network.

UC Davis Aggies vs. USC Trojans Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Trojans had no trouble getting past the Robert Morris Colonials, 83-62, while the Aggies were blown out by the San Francisco Dons, 76-42.

USC played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.281 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.588. For those same stats, Robert Morris was 0.129 and 0.379, respectively. UC Davis, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (11-12; 91.7 percent). USC was lifted by Nick Rakocevic, who contributed 18 points and 16 rebounds. Stefan Gonzalez was a key piece for UC Davis with eight points and eight rebounds.

Kevin Porter Jr. has been outstanding recently for USC, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

It will be a showdown of opposite paces as the up-tempo Trojans will look to push the more methodical Aggies. The Trojans currently rank 21st in possessions per game while the Aggies are 287th.

UC Davis Aggies vs. USC Trojans Odds Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Usc, ATS Winner – UC Davis, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • USC ranks 64th in rebounds per game (38.6) while UC Davis ranks 242nd (30.6).
  • The Trojans average 6.7 steals per game, which ranks 95th in the NCAA. The Aggies rank 131st in steals allowed per game (7.3).
  • USC is 15th in the nation with 2.2 blocks allowed per game while UC Davis is 34th with 2.6 blocks allowed per game.
  • The Trojans rank 47th in assists per game (15.8) while the Aggies rank 203rd (11.3).
  • UC Davis ranks 37th in three pointers allowed per game (19.7) while USC ranks 167th (24.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Trojans have scored an average of 83.6 points per game (3.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 72.2 points per game (3.0 below their season average).
  • The Aggies’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 16.4, up from 7.8 for the season.