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Loyola Marymount Lions vs Pepperdine Waves NCAA College Basketball Betting

Pepperdine looks to cover the Waves-Lions pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 7-6 mark when they host Loyola Marymount in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Pepperdine Waves as -8.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Loyola Marymount Lions vs Pepperdine Waves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pepperdine Waves are 7-6 so far on the season, and 5-8 ATS vs the number. The Loyola Marymount Lions, meanwhile, are 7-6 and 7-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Pepperdine go 5-8 and the Loyola Marymount Lions go 7-4-2 on betting totals.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 179-rated Loyola Marymount Lions taking on the No. 131-rated Pepperdine Waves in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Loyola Marymount Lions rank No. 207 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 35.08 per game. That compares with Pepperdine’s No. 179 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Pepperdine is college basketball's No. 213-ranked team at 5.62 per game, while the Loyola Marymount Lions rate No. 95 with 7.54 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lions were hammered by Gonzaga on Wednesday, losing by a 85-62 final at McCarthey Athletic Center in college basketball betting action.

The Waves wasted a 28-point performance from Jeremy Major in losing to Portland 87-79 on Wednesday at Earle A. Chiles Center.

Betting Trends
  • Loyola Marymount is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Loyola Marymount is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Loyola Marymount is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Pepperdine
  • Loyola Marymount is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pepperdine
  • Pepperdine is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Pepperdine is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pepperdine's last 5 games
  • Pepperdine is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Loyola Marymount home to St. Mary's, Thursday, January 7th
Pepperdine at Pacific, Thursday, January 7th