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USC Vs. Arizona: By The Numbers

The USC Trojans Saturday are looking to beat the Arizona Wildcats for the fifth straight time in Tucson. USC had an overall winning streak of seven games over Arizona snapped last season, when Nick Foles and the Wildcats defeated the Trojans 21-17 at the Coliseum. Here is a look at Saturday's matchup, by the numbers:

USC on Offense

  • USC is ranked 14th nationally, third in the Pac-10 in total offense, averaging 470.4 yards per game
  • Arizona is ranked 20th nationally, second in the Pac-10 in total defense, allowing 311.7 yards per game
  • USC is ranked 14th nationally, third in the Pac-10 in scoring offense, averaging 36.4 points per game
  • Arizona is ranked 17th nationally, first in the Pac-10 in scoring defense, allowing 17.4 points per game
  • USC is ranked 23rd nationally, third in the Pac-10 in rushing offense, averaging 199.0 yards per game
  • Arizona is ranked 10th nationally, first in the Pac-10 in rushing defense, allowing 102.7 yards per game
  • USC is ranked 22nd nationally, third in the Pac-10 in passing offense, averaging 271.8 yards per game
  • Arizona is ranked 49th nationally, fourth in the Pac-10 in passing defense, allowing 209.0 yards per game

USC on Defense

  • Arizona is ranked 19th nationally, fourth in the Pac-10 in total offense, averaging 450.6 yards per game
  • USC is tied for 97th nationally, eighth in the Pac-10 in total defense, allowing 423.8 yards per game
  • Arizona is ranked 42nd nationally, fifth in the Pac-10 in scoring offense, averaging 30.9 points per game
  • USC is tied for 75th nationally, seventh in the Pac-10 in scoring defense, allowing 28.4 points per game
  • Arizona is ranked 57th nationally, sixth in the Pac-10 in rushing offense, averaging 155.8 yards per game
  • USC is ranked 56th nationally, sixth in the Pac-10 in rushing defense, allowing 147.3 yards per game
  • Arizona is ranked 15th nationally, first in the Pac-10 in passing offense, averaging 294.8 yards per game
  • USC is ranked 114th nationally (out of 120 teams), last in the Pac-10 in passing defense, allowing 276.4 yards per game

Expect a lot of passing tonight at the Coliseum.

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