This section is showing information as of the end the 2017-18 season. To join our email list and get notified when we launch the 2018-19 College Football section (about a week before the season starts), register for a free account.

Cotton Bowl: USC vs. Ohio State : Bowl History

Friday Dec 29, 2017 8:30 pm - Arlington, TX (Neutral Site)
Odds: Ohio State by 10, Total Points: 65

USC Bowl History

  • USC played in 17 bowl game(s) since the 1995 season.
  • They are 11-6 overall and 9-8-0 against the spread
Date Bowl Game Opponent Result Spread
12/29/2017 Cotton Ohio State L by 17 +10.0
01/02/2017 Rose Penn State W by 3 -7.0
12/30/2015 Holiday Wisconsin L by 2 -3.5
12/27/2014 Holiday Nebraska W by 3 -7.0
12/21/2013 Las Vegas Fresno St W by 25 -4.5
12/31/2012 Sun GA Tech L by 14 -7.5
12/26/2009 Emerald Boston Col W by 11 -7.0
01/01/2009 Rose Penn State W by 14 -10.0
01/01/2008 Rose Illinois W by 32 -13.0
01/01/2007 Rose Michigan W by 14 +2.5
01/04/2006 Rose Texas L by 3 -7.0
01/04/2005 Orange Oklahoma W by 36 -1.0
01/01/2004 Rose Michigan W by 14 -7.0
01/02/2003 Iowa W by 21 -4.5
12/25/2001 Utah L by 4 -3.5
12/31/1998 TX Christian L by 9 -16.5
01/01/1996 Northwestern W by 9 -3.0

Ohio State Bowl History

  • Ohio State played in 22 bowl game(s) since the 1995 season.
  • They are 12-10 overall and 10-12-0 against the spread
Date Bowl Game Opponent Result Spread
12/29/2017 Cotton USC W by 17 -10.0
12/31/2016 Fiesta (Semifinal) Clemson L by 31 -1.0
01/01/2016 Fiesta Notre Dame W by 16 -4.5
01/12/2015 National Championship Oregon W by 22 +5.5
01/01/2015 Sugar (Semifinal) Alabama W by 7 +7.5
01/03/2014 Orange Clemson L by 5 -2.5
01/02/2012 Gator Florida L by 7 +3.0
01/04/2011 Sugar Arkansas W by 5 -3.0
01/01/2010 Rose Oregon W by 9 +4.5
01/05/2009 Fiesta Texas L by 3 +8.0
01/07/2008 BCS LSU L by 14 +3.5
01/08/2007 BCS Florida L by 27 -7.5
01/02/2006 Fiesta Notre Dame W by 14 -4.0
12/29/2004 Alamo Oklahoma St W by 26 +4.0
01/02/2004 Fiesta Kansas St W by 7 +7.0
01/03/2003 Miami (FL) W by 7 --
01/01/2002 S Carolina L by 3 +2.5
01/01/2001 S Carolina L by 17 -5.0
01/01/1999 Texas A&M W by 10 -13.0
01/01/1998 Florida St L by 17 +7.0
01/01/1997 Arizona St W by 3 --
01/01/1996 Tennessee L by 6 -4.5