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Pepperdine Waves vs. UC Irvine Anteaters

The Pepperdine Waves and the UC Irvine Anteaters will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Bren Events Center.

Last time out for Pepperdine, they were a 78-64 loser as they battled CS Fullerton at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite.

UC Irvine was a 73-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against California. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs.

Pepperdine:
Team record: 5-4 SU, 5-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UC Irvine
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UC Irvine

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Washington State are 1-1
After playing CS Fullerton are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

UC Irvine:
Team record: 5-4 SU, 4-4 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pepperdine
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Eastern Washington are 0-6
After playing California are 3-1
After a loss are 7-3

Next up:
Pepperdine at Washington State, Sunday, December 15
UC Irvine at Eastern Washington, Sunday, December 15