Stanford vs. USC betting trends and odds: Tight game expected in Los Angeles

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College GameDay hosts two Pac-12 teams playing good football as USC faces off against Stanford.

USC hosts No. 4 Stanford in a College GameDay showdown between two extremely talented Pac-12 programs.

The Cardinal opened as 3-point favorites, and the line has moved slightly more in favor of the Cardinal, who are now listed as 3.5- or 4-point favorites, depending on the book.

In their last 17 games on the road, Stanford has covered the spread 14 times. On the road against USC, the Cardinal are 6-1 against the spread.

USC has been involved in quite a few low-scoring games recently, and the total has gone under in 11 of their last 14 home games. The over/under for this contest is 46 points.

Stanford has won their last four games against USC, and has covered the spread in five of their last six matchups against the Trojans.

For week-long trends and matchup data, visit OddsShark.

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