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Hawaii Warriors vs Pepperdine Waves Betting Matchup Report

Pepperdine WavesHawaii Warriors
Dec 8, 12:00 AM | Stan Sheriff Center

Pepperdine Waves vs Hawaii Warriors Odds

5-3TEAM RECORD4-2

The Hawaii Warriors host Pepperdine on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-2 mark against the 5-3 Waves in college hoops action at Stan Sheriff Center.

The Waves will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 5-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Warriors are 3-1 ATS. Pepperdine is 2-1 on the totals; Hawaii is 0-2.

View Pepperdine vs Hawaii Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors sit at No. 129 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Waves sit at No. 130 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Warriors will win this game 74-70.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Hawaii's No. 85-ranked offense, averaging 73.5 PPG, against a Waves defense that ranks No. 112 at 63 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Waves marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.

Defensively, Pepperdine features the nation's No. 158-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.2 points per game. Hawaii, meanwhile, comes in at No. 128 nationally in scoring at home.

Pepperdine was a 62-40 winner in its last match at home against UC Riverside. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Waves and Highlanders didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UC Riverside was handed a 62-40 defeat on Wednesday at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Hawaii was a 77-63 loser in its last match on the road against UNLV. They covered the 21-point spread as underdogs. The Warriors got a 27-point effort from Christian Standhardinger, who added 10 rebounds, but UNLV still managed to defeat Hawaii 77-63 Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center.

Pepperdine Waves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Central Michigan are 0-1
After a win are 4-6

Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chaminade are 2-0
After playing UNLV are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Waves at Warriors trends to consider:
Pepperdine is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Hawaii is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Hawaii is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Pepperdine home to Central Michigan, Sunday, December 16
Hawaii home to Chaminade, Saturday, December 15