The USC Trojans are favored to take home the Victory Bell as they prepare to face UCLA in Week 12. According to early odds from Circa Sports, the Trojans are 6-point favorites at home, with the over/under set at 65.5. USC, with a 4-2 home record this season, is looking strong as the favorite at L.A. Memorial Coliseum.
With a current record of 7-4 after a recent loss to Oregon, the Trojans are hoping to turn things around as they prepare to face their cross-town rivals. A win over UCLA could significantly improve their season despite its disappointing start.
On the other hand, UCLA has also been struggling, coming off a 2-game losing streak after their recent defeat to Arizona State. The Bruins are facing uncertainty at quarterback, having played both Collin Schlee and Chase Griffin in their recent 17-7 loss.
In the last season’s meeting between the two teams, USC emerged victorious with a close 48-45 win over UCLA. With a long-standing lead in the all-time series, the Trojans are hoping to maintain their dominance over the Bruins.
Both teams have secured bowl berths and have been eliminated from the Pac-12 title conversation, making this upcoming game the ultimate battle for bragging rights. The game is scheduled to kick off at 12:30 p.m. PT on ABC.
The rivalry between USC and UCLA is always thrilling, and with the stakes so high, this game is expected to be an intense and exciting showdown for both teams.