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Bet on NCAAFOn Saturday night, one of the biggest games of the college football season will be played as the No. 4 Oregon Ducks travel to USC to face the No. 17 Trojans. Gametime is scheduled for 7:00 PM ET in Los Angeles Coliseum, and you can watch all of the action on FOX.

Oregon comes into this game off of a dominating performance against the Colorado Buffaloes. The Ducks were up 56-0 at halftime and cruised to a 70-14 victory. Oregon tallied 30 first downs, and held a 617-245 edge in offensive yards. That included a 192-95 edge in passing yards, and a 425-150 edge in rushing yards. In the first half of their last two games, the Ducks have held a 99-7 edge in points. They are on a 20-1 SU run.

USC is coming off of an upset loss to the Arizona Wildcats, 39-36. USC was up 28-13 in the third quarter, then gave up four straight touchdowns to the Cats to fall behind 39-28. A touchdown in the final 4:40 narrowed the gap, but it wasn't enough for the Trojans. Five turnovers, including 2 interceptions, as well as 13 penalties, cost USC the game. With this loss, the Trojans' hopes of the national title have all but disappeared. On the positive side, USC holds a 126-25 point edge in home games.

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This series has featured high scores in each of the last four games. The winning scores in those games have been 44, 47, 53, and 38 points. Oregon is 3-1 ATS lately, and 6-2 ATS on the road. USC is 2-5 ATS recently, but 6-3 ATS in this series. They are 4-1 ATS at home.

The last time these two teams met, in 2011, Oregon was a 15 point favorite. In that one, the Trojans pulled off the upset, winning 38-35. In a 2010 matchup, the Ducks won 53-32 in a game in which they were 6 point favorites. In 2009, Oregon pulled off the upset, winning 47-20, after USC was favored by 3 points. In 2008, USC won 44-10, as 16 point favorites.

For this Saturday's game, the Ducks are listed as 7 ½ point road favorites from Bet Royal Sportsbook. The over/under is set at 70 points.

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