The USC Trojans are 1-0 under interim head coach Donte Williams. They’ll look to make it 2-0 with a home tilt against the Oregon State Beavers.
USC football looked out of it early against Washington State. Then they flipped a switch and looked as dangerous and impressive as they have in years.
That’s the reality for a talented Trojan squad. They may disappoint often, but they are always a moment away from being unstoppable. Interim head coach Donte Williams and true freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart were the difference this time.
Oregon State opened their campaign with a loss to Purdue. They have since bounced back with big wins over Hawaii and Idaho at home. Will they fare better on the road this time around?
USC vs. Oregon State Odds Week 4
Point Spread: USC -13
Moneyline: USC -450, Oregon State +340
Over/Under: 60.5 points
All odds are courtesy of WynnBet
The Trojans have a four-game winning streak over the Beavers and an even longer one at home. They also covered the spread in Pullman, which is a good sign for the offense perhaps coming through with more chunk scoring in the future.
USC vs. Oregon State Prediction Week 4
Head coach Jonathan Smith has done excellent work of turning Oregon State into a tricky Pac-12 opponent. The question he now faces is whether or not he’ll be able to drag them any further.
It would be a pretty big statement for Smith to break through with an upset of USC has home. The Beavers haven’t won in Los Angeles since 1960.
So much of this depends on how the Trojans respond at home. They found their groove in the second half against Washington State. Will Dart even be the quarterback leading them out onto the Coliseum field? Will Kedon Slovis come back from injury?
It shouldn’t matter in the end. USC will win this game. The mystery is whether it’ll be comfortable or not.
Prediction: USC 35 – Oregon State 21
USC Next Game and Schedule
- Oct. 2: at Colorado
- Oct. 9: vs. Utah
- Oct. 16: Bye
- Oct. 23: at Notre Dame
- Oct. 30: vs. Arizona
- Nov. 6: at Arizona State
- Nov. 13: at California
- Nov. 20: vs. UCLA
- Nov. 27: vs BYU
The “easy” part of USC’s schedule is done after this week. They’ll have to travel to face an intriguing Colorado team next week before a massive home test in the Pac-12 South against a reeling Utah team.
What channel is the USC vs. Oregon State game on Week 4?
The USC game against Oregon State will air on Fox Sports 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET at the Coliseum.
USC vs. Washington State Live Stream Week 3
Date: Saturday, Sept. 25
Kickoff Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: FS1
Live Stream: FuboTV (7-day free trial available)
The FS1 broadcast will be available through the Fox Sports app with a TV service provider login. You can also tune in directly through FuboTV and their seven-day free trial.