USC and Oregon State find both with perfect records in three games in week 4 of college football on Saturday.
Southern Cal holds a Pac-12 game win already after defeating Stanford, but Oregon State opens its conference roster by hosting the Trojans.
What do experts think of the matchup? Let’s see how the College Football Power Index computer prediction model designs the game.
USC odds, spread, predictions vs. Oregon State
The FPI projects a comfortable victory for USC, which has a 69.4 percent chance of beating Oregon State, according to the computer.
The state of Oregon has a 30.6 percent chance to disrupt Trojans.
Punters are anticipating a fierce showdown as USC comes in 6.5 favorite pointsaccording to the SI Sportsbook, which set an above/below mark 68 points to the game.
USC enters as the No. 11 team in the index’s 131 college football rankings and is projected to win 10.9 games in the year, according to the computer.
Southern Cal is an estimate 17.3 points better on average than teams on its schedule, while OSU is a project 7.3 points better than your opponents.
The top 25 AP voters kept USC at No. 7 in their Week 4 poll.
Oregon state is team number 36 in the national index poll, a huge 14-point improvement after a big win over Montana state.
The Football Power Index (FPI) college football rankings and computer prediction model are a measure of team strength that predicts a team’s future performance.
Rankings and scores predictions are based on 20,000 simulations of a team’s season, using a combination of analysis including scores to date, quality of opponents and a team’s schedule.
According to AP’s top 25 survey
- Ohio State
- Oklahoma State
- NC State
- Penn State
- Awake Forest
- Texas A&M
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