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The USC Trojans are the favorites, but by less than a field goal (-2.5), in this season's Pac-12 Championship Game, where they will meet the Utah Utes. The game starts at 8:00 PM ET on December 2, 2022, airing on FOX from Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. The expected point total for the game is 67.

The Utes should compete as underdogs (+2.5) in their matchup against the Trojans (the game has a total of 67 points).

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, December 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Paradise, Nevada
  • Stadium: Allegiant Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: USC (-2.5)
  • Moneyline: USC (-148), Utah (+125)
  • Total: 67 Points

USC Betting Info

  • USC has beaten the spread eight times in 12 games.
  • Against the spread as 2.5-point or better favorites, USC is 7-4.
  • Out of 12 USC games so far this year, nine have hit the over.
  • The Trojans have won each of the 10 games they were favored on the moneyline this season.
  • The Trojans have played nine times with moneyline odds of -148 or shorter, and earned a victory in each game.

Utah Betting Info

  • Utah is 7-5-0 against the spread this season.
  • There have been six Utah games (out of 12) that went over the total this season.
  • The Utes will play as the underdog for the first time this season.
  • The Utes are undefeated in two games this season when they're the underdog by +125 or more on the moneyline.

USC vs. Utah Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Trojans and Utes
Trojans Stats Utes
322.6 Pass yards 247.7
262.8 Pass yards against 206.3
184 Rush yards 220.1
142.4 Rush yards against 111.3
+23 Turnover differential +6

USC Leaders

  • Caleb Williams has recorded 3,712 yards (309.3 ypg) on 268-of-407 passing with 34 touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season. In addition, he's added 351 rushing yards (29.3 ypg) on 97 carries while scoring 10 touchdowns on the ground.
  • Travis Dye has carried the ball 145 times for a team-high 884 yards on the ground and has found the end zone nine times as a runner. He's also tacked on 20 catches for 194 yards (16.2 per game).
  • Austin Jones has carried the ball 98 times for 609 yards (50.8 per game) and five touchdowns while also racking up 207 yards through the air, scoring one time.
  • Jordan Addison's 810 yards as a receiver pace the team. He's been targeted 75 times and has collected 54 receptions and eight touchdowns.
  • Tahj Washington has put together a 583-yard season so far with five touchdowns, reeling in 39 passes on 55 targets.
  • Mario Williams' 31 catches have turned into 545 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Tuli Tuipulotu leads the team with 12.5 sacks, and also has 15 TFL and 35 tackles.
  • Shane Lee is the team's tackle leader this year. He's totaled 65 tackles, six TFL, 2.5 sacks, and two interceptions.
  • Calen Bullock leads the team with five interceptions, while also recording 44 tackles and five passes defended.

Utah Leaders

  • Cameron Rising has thrown for 2,629 yards on 218-of-329 passing with 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 392 yards and six rushing touchdowns.
  • Tavion Thomas has rushed for 687 yards on 142 carries so far this year while scoring seven times on the ground.
  • Dalton Kincaid's 833 receiving yards (69.4 yards per game) are a team high. He has 65 catches on 87 targets with eight touchdowns.
  • Devaughn Vele has 50 receptions (on 82 targets) for a total of 595 yards (49.6 yards per game) and five touchdowns this year.
  • Money Parks' 21 receptions (on 34 targets) have netted him 314 yards (26.2 ypg) and one touchdown.
  • Van Fillinger has five sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 18 tackles.
  • R.J. Hubert is the team's leading tackler this year. He's racked up 55 tackles, three TFL, and two interceptions.
  • Clark Phillips III leads the team with six interceptions, while also putting up 21 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and six passes defended.

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USC vs. Utah Over/Under Trends

  • USC and its opponents have gone over 67 combined points in eight of 12 games this season.
  • Utah has played four games this season that ended with a combined score over 67 points.
  • The average total in USC's games this season is 66.6, 0.4 points fewer than this matchup's over/under.
  • Utah's contests this season have a 57.3-point average over/under, 9.7 fewer points than this game's point total.

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