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Pepperdine Waves Home to Southern Utah Thunderbirds in NCAA Basketball Betting

Pepperdine looks to cover the Waves-Thunderbirds pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 2-4 mark when they host Southern Utah in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds opened as 8.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Pepperdine Waves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Southern Utah Thunderbirds have watched them go 2-3 and 4-0 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Pepperdine Waves are at 2-4 and 2-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Pepperdine Waves are 3-2, while the Southern Utah Thunderbirds have a 2-2 mark.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 246-rated Southern Utah Thunderbirds taking on the No. 341-rated Pepperdine Waves in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Pepperdine's No. 81-rated squad against Southern Utah's No. 162-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Pepperdine rates No. 248 in the country with 5 per game, while their foes tonight, the Southern Utah Thunderbirds rank No. 153 nationally with 7.4 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jadon Cohee scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Thunderbirds to a win (they lost 101-82 to UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday).

The Waves endured a 81-65 loss at the hands of the Aggies on Friday, despite a 20-point effort from Kameron Edwards at Reed Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Utah is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games
  • Southern Utah is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Southern Utah is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Southern Utah's last 9 games on the road
  • Pepperdine is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • Pepperdine is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Utah home to San Diego Christian, Saturday, December 2nd
Pepperdine at Cal Poly, Saturday, December 2nd