San Diego Toreros vs Pepperdine Waves Odds
Pepperdine looks to cover the Waves-Toreros pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 9-7 mark when they host San Diego in college basketball wagering action.
The Waves are 9-7 so far on the season, and 7-4-1 ATS vs. the number. The Toreros, meanwhile, are 9-8 and 7-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Pepperdine go 5-4 and the Toreros go 2-4 on the totals.
Bettors looking to go with the Waves in this one found them listed as 1.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Toreros was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Waves at No. 150 and the Toreros at No. 194 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-64 result in favor of the Toreros.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Pepperdine's No. 170-rated squad against San Diego's No. 272-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Pepperdine rates No. 223 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 179 nationally with 6.1 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Diego owns the country's No. 81-rated mark, allowing 65.3 points per game on the highway. Pepperdine, on the other hand, rates No. 305 in scoring at home.
San Diego won its last outing, a 70-66 result against San Francisco on January 10. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. Johnny Dee scored 17 points leading the Toreros to a 70-66 victory over San Francisco at War Memorial Gymnasium on Thursday.
In their last action, Pepperdine was a 76-51 loser on the road against BYU. They failed to cover the 17.5-point spread as underdogs. The Waves were hammered by BYU on Thursday, losing by a 76-51 final at Marriott Center in college basketball betting action.
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Loyola Marymount are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Pepperdine Waves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Santa Clara are 6-4
After playing BYU are 2-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Toreros at Waves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing on the road against Pepperdine
San Diego is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Pepperdine
San Diego is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Pepperdine is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pepperdine's last 8 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pepperdine's last 11 games when playing San Diego
Pepperdine is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against San Diego
San Diego home to Loyola Marymount, Wednesday, January 16
Pepperdine home to Santa Clara, Saturday, January 19