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Pepperdine Waves vs Portland Pilots Betting Odds and Trends

Portland takes to the basketball court against Pepperdine on Thursday, hoping to send the Waves to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Pepperdine Waves were listed as -2.5-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.

Portland Pilots vs Pepperdine Waves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pepperdine Waves sit at 5-15 (6-14 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Portland Pilots are currently 9-11 (8-9-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Pepperdine is 14-6 OU, and Portland is 7-10-1 OU.

The Pepperdine Waves sit at No. 326 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Portland Pilots sit at No. 318 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Portland Pilots rank No. 174 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 35.55 per game. That compares with Pepperdine’s No. 238 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Pepperdine is college basketball's No. 239-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Portland Pilots rate No. 151 with 7.2 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Portland got 15 points from D'Marques Tyson but lost anyway, 83-64, to Gonzaga on Monday at Earle A. Chiles Center.

Pepperdine was run off the court by the Gaels on Saturday as Saint Mary's-California routed them 85-65 at McKeon Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Portland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Portland's last 11 games
  • Portland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pepperdine is 6-18 ATS in its last 24 games
  • Pepperdine is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pepperdine's last 5 games
  • Pepperdine is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland home to San Diego, Saturday, January 28th
Pepperdine at Gonzaga, Saturday, January 28th