Miami at USC: 3/18/22 College Basketball Pick and Prediction

Miami at USC: 3/18/22 College Basketball Pick and Prediction Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

USC Trojans (26-7) vs Miami Hurricanes (23-10)

Game Info: Friday, March 18, 2022 at 3:10 pm (Bon Secours Wellness Arena)

Betting Odds: USC Trojans -2 -- Over/Under: 141.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The USC Trojans will play the Miami Hurricanes in this college basketball matchup scheduled for Friday Afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. 

The USC Trojans are coming off of a 10 point loss against UCLA in their last time out. Boogie Ellis had 27 points in the loss while Drew Pateron had 11 in the semifinal loss. 

The USC Trojans are led in scoring by Isaiah Mobley who averages 14.3 points and 8.5 rebounds for this team. Boogie Ellis averages 12.8 points and 3.3 rebounds a game for this team. Drew Peterson is the third leading scorer for the Trojans as he averages 12.3 points a game for this team.

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The Trojans are averaging 72.6 points per game on 45.4% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 65.9 points per game. They are shooting 66.6% from the free throw line.

The Miami Hurricanes are coming off of a 4 point loss against Duke in their last time out. Kameron McGusty scored 24 points to lead the Hurricanes in the loss. Jordan Miller had 17 points and 11 rebounds in the ACC Tournament loss. 

The Miami Florida Hurricanes are led in scoring by Kameron McGusty who averages 17.6 points and 4.8 rebounds for this team. Isaiah Wong averages 15.2 points and 4.3 rebounds a game for this team. Charlie Wong is the third leading scorer for the Hurricanes as he averages 12.6 points a game for this team.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes are averaging 74.8 points per game on 47.8% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 71 points per game. They are shooting 74.3% from the free throw line.

The University of Southern California Trojans are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 NCAA Tournament games and are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 neutral site games as a favorite. The Hurricanes are 7-16-1 ATS in their last 24 neutral site games and are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 NCAA Tournament games. I like for USC to win, cover and advance in this match up as they are the better defensive team here.

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The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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