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Pepperdine Waves Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Pacific Tigers

Pepperdine takes to the basketball court against Pacific on Thursday, hoping to send the Tigers to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Spanos Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Pacific Tigers as -5.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Pepperdine Waves vs Pacific Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pacific Tigers currently sport a 7-10 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-10 ATS. The Pepperdine Waves are 5-11 and 4-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pacific Tigers produce a 4-10 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Pepperdine Waves have gone 10-6 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 221 (Pacific) and the No. 292 (Pepperdine) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pepperdine Waves rank No. 208 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 34.88 per game. That compares with Pacific’s No. 24 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Pacific is college basketball's No. 219-ranked team at 6.12 per game, while the Pepperdine Waves rate No. 229 with 5.94 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pepperdine suffered a 76-68 loss against San Diego on Saturday, getting 23 points from Lamond Murray Jr. in a losing effort at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Pacific was run off the court by the Cougars on Saturday as BYU routed them 91-62 at Marriott Center.

Betting Trends
  • Pepperdine is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Pepperdine is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Pepperdine's last 22 games
  • Pepperdine is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pacific is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • Pacific is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Pepperdine
  • Pacific is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pepperdine
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pacific's last 9 games when playing Pepperdine

Next Betting Matchups

Pepperdine home to Santa Clara, Saturday, January 14th
Pacific at San Francisco, Saturday, January 14th