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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - San Diego Toreros Underdogs vs Pepperdine Waves

San Diego looks to cover the Toreros-Waves pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 6-13 mark when they host Pepperdine in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Pepperdine Waves before tip-off in this one found them as -6-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Pepperdine Waves vs San Diego Toreros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 6-13 and 8-10 ATS San Diego Toreros will face the 13-7 Pepperdine Waves, who own a 9-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the San Diego Toreros are 6-11-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Pepperdine Waves are 8-12.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the San Diego Toreros rated this week at No. 249 and the Pepperdine Waves sitting at No. 130.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Pepperdine is ranked No. 146 in NCAA basketball at 36.65 per game. Contrast that with San Diego's No. 217 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, San Diego is the No. 176-ranked team in the country at 6.37 per game, while Pepperdine rates No. 232 at 5.35 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Waves grabbed a 71-65 win over the Cougars on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Lamond Murray Jr. at Firestone Fieldhouse.

San Diego suffered a 67-63 loss against Loyola Marymount on Saturday, getting 17 points from Vasa Pusica in a losing effort at Albert Gersten Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Pepperdine is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pepperdine is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Pepperdine is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Pepperdine is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • San Diego is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • San Diego is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games at home
  • San Diego is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Pepperdine

Next Betting Matchups

Pepperdine at BYU, Saturday, January 30th
San Diego at Loyola Marymount, Saturday, January 30th