USC vs California Football Odds

The Trojans will play the Golden Bears on Saturday, October 28th, 2023. The matchup takes place at California Memorial Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 9 matchup at 4:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on PAC12.

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Key Matchup Stats

It's now the back half of the 2023 college football season, as we begin looking towards the annual bowl games and college football playoffs. Week 9 action features a matchup between USC and California, kicking off at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, October 28th, 2023. Have a look at the following season performance stats to better handicap this game.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - USC has a 96.67 conference power ranking for the 2023 season. The conference power ranking for California is 94.00.
  • Away USC - As Week 9 looms, USC currently has a 2-1 record as an away team for the 2023 regular season. This ranks them 1st in the Pac-12 Conference for away team wins. Remember that a team's overall record and schedule strength will affect whether or not they make a bowl game or the playoffs.
  • Home California - California has a 2-2 record as a home team as they approach Week 9. They currently rank 4th in the Pac-12 Conference for home team wins. Continue monitoring their performance to see if they have a shot at a postseason bowl game or playoff berth.
  • Points Scored - For the 2023 season, USC ranks 1st (363) in the Pac-12 Conference, with California currently ranking 9th (209) for points scored in the Pac-12 Conference.
  • Points Against - USC stands 3rd (244) in the Pac-12 Conference for points scored by opponents in the 2023 college football season. California sits at 4th (218) in the Pac-12 Conference for points against them heading into Week 9 of the 2023 season.
  • Team Records - USC has a 6-2 overall record for the 2023 regular season, with California currently 3-4 for the 2023 college football regular season.

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Get ready for a wild Week 9 showdown as USC battles California at California Memorial Stadium. It's the second half of the 2023-24 college football season, and both teams are hungry for a victory. According to the SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings, USC holds a slight edge with a rating of 96.67, while California trails closely behind at 94.00. With a 6-2 standing, USC aims to extend their winning streak, while California, currently at 3-4, hopes to turn the tide.

Expect fireworks on the field as these two teams leave it all out there. With USC's high ranking, they enter the game as the favorites. However, California won't back down easily and will fight tooth and nail to secure a victory at home. Who will come out on top? Place a bet on this college football game at BetMGM, BetWay, or BetRivers and find out.

Don't miss the excitement of this matchup's prop bets below. Will USC's offense outshine California's defense? Or will California's home-field advantage give them the upper hand? Get in on the action and compare each sportsbook's point spread, total, and moneyline to maximize your chances of winning big. This game has all the makings of an instant classic, so don't miss out on the opportunity to witness it firsthand.

Best Trojans at Golden Bears Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

California
Favorite

USC
USC has a -10 -115 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. California has a +10.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM. California is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 66.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 66.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

California
Favorite

USC
USC is the -400 moneyline favorite. Risk $400 to win $100 on USC at BetRivers. California is the +340 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $340 on California. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the USC vs California College Football game on Saturday, October 28th, 2023?

USC is a -10 -115 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while California is a +10.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the USC vs California College Football game on Saturday, October 28th, 2023?

The best over line is 66.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 66.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the USC vs California College Football game on Saturday, October 28th, 2023?

USC is a -400 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and California is a +340 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Underdog California - California bettors risk $100 to win $94.34 at -106 odds.

A +10 California underdog bet wins if they lose by 9 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 10. Your bet loses if they lose by 11 or more.

Favorite USC - USC bettors risk $100 to win $86.96 at -115 odds.

A -10 USC favorite bet wins if they win by 11 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 10. Your bet loses if they win by 9 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

USC at California Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 9
USC vs California
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
USC 50, CAL 49
California Memorial Stadium
USC by 1
2022
Week 10
California vs USC
Saturday, November 5th, 2022
USC 41, CAL 35
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
USC by 6
2021
Week 14
USC vs California
Saturday, December 4th, 2021
CAL 24, USC 14
California Memorial Stadium
California by 10
2019
Week 12
USC vs California
Saturday, November 16th, 2019
USC 41, CAL 17
California Memorial Stadium
USC by 24

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - USC, California
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
USC5-40.556855444474-33-2W1
California4-50.444673934263-33-3L1

USC & California Futures Odds

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USC Championship Odds
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 USC Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1San Jose State vs
USC
USC 56, SJSU 28
Saturday, August 26th, 2023
Week 1Nevada vs
USC
USC 66, NEV 14
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Stanford vs
USC
USC 56, STAN 10
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 4USC vs
Arizona State
USC 42, ASU 28
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5USC vs
Colorado
USC 48, COLO 41
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Arizona vs
USC
USC 43, ARIZ 41 (3OT)
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7USC vs
Notre Dame
ND 48, USC 20
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Utah vs
USC
UTAH 34, USC 32
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9USC vs
California
USC 50, CAL 49
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Washington vs
USC
WASH 52, USC 42
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11USC vs
Oregon
ORE 36, USC 27
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12UCLA vs
USC
UCLA 38, USC 20
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
BowlsLouisville vs
USC
Directv Holiday Bowl
USC 42, LOU 28
Wednesday, December 27th, 2023


2023-24 California Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1California vs
North Texas
CAL 58, UNT 21
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Auburn vs
California
AUB 14, CAL 10
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Idaho vs
California
CAL 31, IDHO 17
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4California vs
Washington
WASH 59, CAL 32
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Arizona State vs
California
CAL 24, ASU 21
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Oregon State vs
California
ORST 52, CAL 40
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7California vs
Utah
UTAH 34, CAL 14
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 9USC vs
California
USC 50, CAL 49
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10California vs
Oregon
ORE 63, CAL 19
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Washington State vs
California
CAL 42, WSU 39
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12California vs
Stanford
CAL 27, STAN 15
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13California vs
UCLA
CAL 33, UCLA 7
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsCalifornia vs
Texas Tech
Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl
TTU 34, CAL 14
Saturday, December 16th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the USC vs California College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Saturday, October 28th, 2023 at 4:00 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the USC vs California Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the USC vs California Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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