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Pepperdine Waves Face the BYU Cougars: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Marriott Center features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host BYU Cougars and the visiting Pepperdine Waves in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The BYU Cougars were listed as -17.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Pepperdine Waves vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars sport a record of 13-4 and 6-8 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Pepperdine Waves have 3-13 and 5-9-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-10 for the BYU Cougars and 7-8 for the Pepperdine Waves.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 315-rated Pepperdine Waves taking on the No. 27-rated BYU Cougars in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Pepperdine is ranked No. 156 in NCAA basketball at 35.81 per game. Contrast that with BYU's No. 215 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, BYU is the No. 201-ranked team in the country at 6.76 per game, while Pepperdine rates No. 256 at 5.12 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Waves got 23 points from Colbey Ross, but it was San Francisco that prevailed in a 80-67 final on Saturday at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Elijah Bryant went off for 29 points and added 7 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Pacific handed BYU a 67-66 defeat at Spanos Center.

Betting Trends
  • Pepperdine is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Pepperdine is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pepperdine's last 8 games
  • Pepperdine is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • BYU is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • BYU is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • BYU is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Pepperdine
  • BYU is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Pepperdine

Next Betting Matchups

Pepperdine home to St. Mary's, Saturday, January 13th
BYU at Santa Clara, Saturday, January 13th