The UCLA Bruins (8-2), who ranked 11th in the most recent AP Poll, will seek their fifth straight Pac-12 victory when they host the USC Trojans (7-3) in the Rose Bowl. UCLA needs some help in order to qualify for the college football playoff, but a win against USC will keep their hopes alive. Two weeks ago, UCLA earned a hard fought road victory over the Washington Huskies, 44-30. Quarterback Brett Hundley threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns. Hundley bolstered his stat total by adding two rushing touchdowns during the first half. Wide receiver Kenneth Walker led UCLA’s receivers with 65 yards and one touchdown while running back Paul Perkins ran for 98 yards on 19 carries. UCLA will look to continue its winning ways for a fan base that is paying above average ticket prices for this rivalry game.
The average secondary market ticket price for USC vs. UCLA tickets from TiqIQ is currently $235.83 while the get-in price for the game is $103. UCLA’s season average ticket price is $132, which indicates above average demand for this game. It also makes it the most expensive UCLA-USC game over the past four years, edging last season’s average price of $232.
USC will look for its third straight victory and seventh overall in Pac-12 play when they travel to the Rose Bowl. USC is coming off a 38-30 home victory over the California Bears. Quarterback Cody Kessler engineered USC’s 11th straight victory over California by throwing for 371 yards and four touchdowns. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor caught 16 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Javorious Allen accounted for 119 total yards in the win.
On top of above average secondary market ticket prices, USC will look to avenge last year’s 35-14 defeat. As a team, UCLA ran for 188 yards and five touchdowns. UCLA won the turnover battle, 2-0 as USC’s offense struggled throughout the game. Expect a spirited effort from both sides in one of college football’s top rivalry games.