Sports Betting Trends: 2011 Minnesota vs USC Predictions

Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans seek to win their 14 straight openers when they host the Minnesota Golden Gophers this Saturday at 3:30 PM at Los Angeles Coliseum. The University of South California is 23 point favorites over the Gophers.

 

College Football Betting Odds:

 

Minnesota Golden Gophers +23

USC -23

O/U 51.5

 

LAST SEASON FORM:

TEAM SU ATS OU OFF DEF
MINN 3-9 7-4 6-5 23.2 33.0
USC 8-5 5-8 7-6 31.0 26.7

 

MOST RECENT MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS BETTING TRENDS:

 

Minnesota is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 9 games

Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road

Minnesota is 1-4 ATS vs. Pac 12

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games on the road

When playing in September are 5-5

When playing on grass are 2-8

After outgaining opponent are 1-9

When playing outside the conference are 4-6

 

MOST RECENT USC TROJANS BETTING TRENDS:

 

Southern Cal is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games

Southern Cal is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Cal’s last 5 games

Southern Cal is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Southern Cal is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home

USC is 1-6 ATS as a favorite of 10.5 to 21 points

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Cal’s last 5 games at home

When playing in September are 8-2

When playing on grass are 6-4

After outgaining opponent are 7-3

When playing outside the conference are 9-1

 

HEAD TO HEAD:

 

DATE DAY AWAY PTS HOME PTS T/G HOMELINE ATS RY PY TY TO RY PY TY TO
09/18/2010 Sat USC 32 MINN 21 T 11½/55 MINN/U 216 192 408 3 83 224 307 3

 

Golden Gophers vs USC Trojans Picks:

 

Minnesota has a new coach and a new quarterback in place after a 3-9 campaign; this can’t be good against a team that’s looking to improve with Kiffin in charge for second year.

 

 

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