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How and what to watch for Arizona State vs. No. 17 USC

The Trojans will try to extend their winning streak to 12 games when they play the Sun Devils on Wednesday night.

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USC Trojans forward Evan Mobley drives to the basket during the college basketball game between the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans on February 6, 2021 at Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils will be trying to pull the upset when they play the No. 17-ranked USC Trojans on Wednesday night. These two Pac-12 squads played each other early last month, where the Trojans won 73-64 in Tempe, AZ.

The Sun Devils (3-14, 2-10 Pac-12) come into Wednesday’s game off of a 75-73 victory over the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday. In that game, Remy Martin led the way with a game-high 23 points and team-high four assists. This season, the senior guard is averaging 19.2 points, 4.0 assists, and 2.6 rebounds per game.

The Trojans (17-3, 11-2 Pac-12) have won six games in a row, which includes a victory over the Washington State Cougars 76-65 on Saturday. Senior guard Tahj Eaddy scored a game-high 29 points on an efficient 10-of-16 shooting from the field and 2-of-5 from behind the arc. Along with Eaddy, future top-five NBA draft pick, Evan Mobley added 20 points and 11 rebounds in 35 minutes. They were the only two players for the Trojans that scored in double figures.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch Arizona State vs. USC on Wednesday, February 17th at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2, or you can stream it via the ESPN app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the ESPN app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: USC -10.5
Point Total: 146.5
Money line: Arizona State +450, USC -625

DraftKings Sportsbook Betting Splits at 4:30 p.m.

Arizona: 47% of handle, 38% of bets
USC: 53% of handle, 62% of bets

  • Dating back to last season, the Sun Devils have not been great against the spread with a record of 3-16 in their last 19 games. The point total has gone under in four of Arizona State’s last five games on the road.
  • As for USC, they are a perfect 5-0 against the spread in their last five games. Additionally, they are 7-4 ATS this season at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. The point total has gone over in six of USC’s last nine games.

The Best Bet

During their six-game winning streak, the Trojans have won each game by at least 10 points or. Furthermore, USC has covered in all but one game, which was against California (-8.5) but they still won the game. Meanwhile, the Sun Devils have only covered once in their last six games, which happened against Stanford where they were three-point favorites. USC is the better team and should be able to come away with the win.

Pick: USC -10.5

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