Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Friars vs Trojans CBB Odds
Looking for Providence Friars vs. USC Trojans NCAA basketball free picks & CBB odds? CBB betting sees the Friars taking on the Trojans on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions.
(24-9) USC Trojans vs. Providence Friars (20-12)
2017 NCAA Tournament: First Four Round
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 9:10 PM ET
Venue:University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: USC -1
CBB Betting Total: 140
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Out of the East Region, two 11 seeds will battle for a spot against SMU as the USC Trojans clash with the Providence Friars.
The USC Trojans earned an at large bid into the NCAA Tournament and will have the play in game path to deal with.
The Trojans were left wondering following their 2 point loss to UCLA in the PAC 12 Tournament whether or not they had done enough to earn a spot.
USC had dropped 4 in a row late in the year prior to a 3 game winning streak essentially canceling that out. The wins over Washington State and Washington twice likely was the deciding factor for the committee, along with them taking the Bruins to the brink.
Here against Providence, the Trojans will look to Chimezie Metu, who leads the team with 14.5 points per game to go along with 7.8 rebounds per game.
USC would face SMU should they advance, a team they defeated earlier this season.
Providence was bounced from the Big East Tournament at the hands of the Creighton Blue Jays, but prior to that they really sealed their fate.
The Friars rattled off 6 straight wins and they’ve been one of the best defensive teams in the nations, a main reason for their success this season.
Providence allows just 66.6 points per game, which is one of the best marks in the NCAA.
Providence will lean on Rodney Bullock, who will battle it out with Metu. Bullock averages 15.7 points per game, while grabbing 6.4 rebounds per contest.
Providence has gone 20-12 ATS, identical to their SU record.
CBB Betting Trends:
- URI are 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 Sun. games.
- Under is 19-7 in URI last 26 neutral site games.
Free USC Trojans vs. Providence Friars NCAAB Prediction:
This one is going to come down to who dictates the pace.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: USC -1
A faster paced game favors the Trojans here, as they get past the Friars and advance for a rematch with SMU.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: USC 79- Providence 69
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