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Pepperdine vs Pacific Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - WCC Tournament

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Pepperdine vs Pacific Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - WCC Tournament

The No. 9 seed Pacific Tigers (6-25, 0-16 WCC) will play in the WCC tournament against the No. 8 seed Pepperdine Waves (12-19, 5-11 WCC) on Thursday at Orleans Arena, tipping off at 5:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Pepperdine vs. Pacific Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Paradise, Nevada
  • Arena: Orleans Arena

Before making an informed wager on Pepperdine-Pacific contest (in which Pepperdine is a 9.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 150.5 points), here are a few betting insights and trends for Thursday's game.

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Pepperdine vs. Pacific: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Pepperdine has covered 12 times in 29 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Pacific has put together a 6-23-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • As a 9.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Pacific is 6-10 against the spread compared to the 3-0 ATS record Pepperdine racks up as a 9.5-point favorite.
  • The Waves have done a better job covering the spread when playing at home (8-7-0) than they have in road tilts (4-7-0).
  • This season, the Tigers are 2-13-0 at home against the spread (.133 winning percentage). On the road, they are 4-10-0 ATS (.286).
  • Pepperdine has six wins against the spread in 16 conference games this season.
  • Against the spread in WCC play, Pacific is 4-12-0 this year.

Pepperdine vs. Pacific: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Pepperdine has been the moneyline favorite in 13 games this season and has come away with the win nine times (69.2%) in those contests.
  • The Waves have yet to lose in three games when named as moneyline favorite of -500 or better.
  • Pacific has won one of the 24 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (4.2%).
  • The Tigers have a 1-15 record (winning only 6.2% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +375 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Pepperdine has a 83.3% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Pepperdine vs. Pacific Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Pepperdine has a -94 scoring differential, falling short by 3.1 points per game. It is putting up 72.5 points per game to rank 215th in college basketball and is allowing 75.6 per contest to rank 281st in college basketball.
  • Michael Ajayi ranks 114th in college basketball with a team-leading 17.2 points per game.
  • Pacific has a -423 scoring differential, falling short by 13.7 points per game. It is putting up 65.4 points per game, 344th in college basketball, and is allowing 79.1 per outing to rank 338th in college basketball.
  • Donovan Williams' 9.9 points per game paces Pacific and ranks 1053rd in the nation.
  • The Waves pull down 33.2 rebounds per game (299th in college basketball) compared to the 32.7 of their opponents.
  • Ajayi's 9.5 rebounds per game lead the Waves and rank 31st in college basketball action.
  • The Tigers are 363rd in college basketball at 27.4 rebounds per game. That's 10.1 fewer than the 37.5 their opponents average.
  • Cam Denson averages 4.8 rebounds per game (653rd in college basketball) to lead the Tigers.
  • Pepperdine's 96.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 157th in college basketball, and the 100.2 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 343rd in college basketball.
  • The Tigers score 86.2 points per 100 possessions (337th in college basketball), while giving up 104.2 points per 100 possessions (360th in college basketball).

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