Free NCAA Football Prediction: Cougars vs. Trojans Odds
Looking for BYU Cougars vs. USC Trojans free picks? College football betting sees the Cougars taking on the Trojans on Saturday, November 27th at LA Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football game Week 13 predictions like this BYU USC free pick.
College Football Handicapping Analysis: Week 12
(7-2) BYU Cougars vs. USC Trojans (4-6)
Date: Saturday, November 27th, 2021
Time: 10:30 pm EST
Venue: LA Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA
NCAA Football ATS Spread Odds: BYU -7.5 / USC -7.5 (Bet Now!)
NCAA Football Moneyline Odds: Cougars -275 / Trojans +225
NCAA Betting Total Odds: O/U 47.5
The BYU Cougars will travel to the LA Coliseum and take on the USC Trojans this weekend.
HISTORY: These two historical programs have only crossed paths three times over the years. USC leads the all-time series 2-1, but BYU won the last meeting in 2019.
BYU is favored by 8 points on the road here.
BYU broke away from a resilient Georgia State team on the road last weekend. The Cougars were stout defensively, shutting the Eagles out in the second half, and picking up the 34-17 victory.
Jaren Hall continues to thrive behind center, and he had another strong start against Georgia Southern. The sophomore quarterback went 17-29 for a career-high 312 passing yards and two touchdown tosses.
Hall has thrown for 2,307 passing yards with eighteen touchdowns to three interceptions, while rushing for 281 yards and an three scores this season.
Tyler Allgeier is the star of the BYU offense. After posting back-to-back career performances rushing, including a career-best 266-yard, five-touchdown show against UVA, Allgeier is up to 1,293 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns for the season, and both rank in the top-5 nationally.
Neil Pau’u and Puka Nacua have stepped up in junior Gunner Romney’s absence. Nacua has been on tear, putting up three straight 100-yard performances, and he now leads the in receiving yards (754). Pau’u has 526 yards, and he leads the team with 46 catches and six touchdown grabs.
USC is having one of their roughest season’s in school history. They enter this one on the heels of a bad loss to crosstown rival UCLA, and after giving up 62 points, the Trojans could be in for another long weekend.
Freshman Jaxson Dart has been thrusted into the starting QB role and he had a tough time against UCLA. The Utah native went 27-47 for 325 passing yards, but he only threw one touchdown to a pair of interceptions.
Keaontay Ingram has been a bright spot on a struggling Trojans team. The former Texas running back has posted a career-high 893 rushing, including three 100-yard performances over the past four weeks.
Fellow senior Vavae Malepeai will play his final game in the Coliseum, just one week after a three-touchdown performance against the Bruins.
Drake London’s absence hasn’t gone unnoticed, and it’s hindered the passing game. Gary Bryant Jr. has somewhat blossomed in his absence, and he caught a career-best nine passes for 161 receiving yards and a score against the Bruins.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- BYU is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
- The Cougars are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
- USC is 4-6 SU in their last 10 games at home.
- The Trojans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games at home.
Free Week 13 NCAA Football Pick
This game was supposed to mean a lot more when both schools agreed to this three-game series.
4* Free Week 13 NCAA Betting Pick: BYU
BYU is on the brink of their first ever CFB Playoff appearance, while USC is still a mess. It’s been a rough season in Southern Cal that saw a mid-season coaching change for the third time in a seven-year span. The stars originally aligned for this to by a tough late-season clash for the Cougars, but they walk into the Coliseum and walk out as winners this weekend.
Take BYU’s spread this weekend, and don’t overthink it.
4* Free Week 13 NCAA Betting Pick: BYU
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