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Pacific Tigers Battle vs Pepperdine Waves Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Spanos Center Saturday as the Pacific Tigers look to beat the odds vs the Pepperdine Waves in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Pepperdine Waves opened as -4-point favorites 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).

Pepperdine Waves vs Pacific Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pepperdine Waves will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 13-12 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Pacific Tigers are 11-10 ATS. Pepperdine Waves are 10-15 on betting the total; Pacific Tigers are 12-9.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 218-ranked Pacific Tigers and the No. 110-rated Pepperdine Waves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pacific has the nation's No. 193-rated offensive output, at 69.83 PPG. The visiting Pepperdine Waves defense ranks No. 100 allowing on average 69.2 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 43.92% so far, less than the Pacific Waves marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Lamond Murray Jr. scored 16 points leading the Waves to a 69-63 victory over St. Mary's at McKeon Pavilion on Thursday.

The Tigers got 19 points from Eric Thompson, but it was Loyola Marymount that prevailed in a 77-72 final on Thursday at Spanos Center.

Betting Trends
  • Pepperdine is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Pepperdine is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pepperdine's last 6 games
  • Pepperdine is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pacific is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pacific is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pacific's last 6 games
  • Pacific is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pepperdine home to San Francisco, Thursday, February 18th
Pacific at Gonzaga, Thursday, February 18th