The USC Trojans (6-2) clash against the Harvard Crimson (5-3) in the at HP Field House. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 1, 2019, and will air on ESPN2.
Harvard Crimson vs. USC Trojans Free Prediction
In the Crimson’s last matchup, they were beaten by the No. 5 Maryland Terrapins, 80-73. Maryland out-rebounded Harvard. The Terrapins had more offensive rebounds (15 vs. four), defensive rebounds (29 vs. 25) and total rebounds (44 vs. 29). Bryce Aiken was the top scorer from either team with 30 points on 10-for-18 shooting.
The Trojans lost big to the Marquette Golden Eagles in their last contest, 101-79. Marquette made 14 of their 29 three pointers (48.3 percent). USC, on the other hand, was 3-12 (25.0 percent). With 15 points on 5-for-7 shooting, Isaiah Mobley led USC in scoring.
It will be a showdown of opposite paces as the up-tempo Trojans will look to push the more methodical Crimson. Dating back to last season, the Trojans rank 64th in possessions per game while the Crimson are 171st.
Harvard vs. USC ATS Pick
Prediction: SU Winner – USC, ATS Winner – USC, O/U – Over
Harvard ranks 32nd in rebounds allowed per game (31.9) while USC ranks 285th (37.3).
The Trojans rank 21st in assists per game (15.9) while the Crimson rank 258th (11.8).
Harvard ranks 111th in three pointers allowed per game (21.3) while USC ranks 267th (24.3).
The Trojans rank 137th in steals allowed per game (6.2) while the Crimson rank 265th (7.4).