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

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

The No. 8 seed Pepperdine Waves (13-19, 5-11 WCC) play the No. 5 seed San Diego Toreros (17-14, 7-9 WCC) in the WCC tournament Friday at Orleans Arena, starting at 9:00 PM ET. Both teams will look to get one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament.

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. San Diego Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Paradise, Nevada
  • Arena: Orleans Arena

Pepperdine vs. San Diego Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Pepperdine win (63.5%)

If you plan to place a wager on Pepperdine-San Diego outing (in which Pepperdine is a 3.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 152.5 points), below are some betting trends and insights for Friday's game.

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Pepperdine vs. San Diego: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Pepperdine has covered 13 times in 30 chances against the spread this season.
  • San Diego is 13-16-0 ATS this season.
  • As a 3.5-point favorite or more in 2023-24, Pepperdine is 9-2 against the spread compared to the 8-10 ATS record San Diego racks up as a 3.5-point underdog.
  • The Waves sport a better record against the spread when playing at home (8-7-0) than they do in away games (4-7-0).
  • The Toreros' winning percentage against the spread at home is .438 (7-9-0). On the road, it is .455 (5-6-0).
  • Pepperdine has seven wins against the spread in 17 conference games this season.
  • San Diego is 8-8-0 against the spread in WCC games this season.

Pepperdine vs. San Diego: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Pepperdine has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 14 games this year and has walked away with the win 10 times (71.4%) in those games.
  • This year, the Waves have won nine of 11 games when listed as at least -162 or better on the moneyline.
  • San Diego has put together an 8-13 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 38.1% of those games).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +134 or longer, the Toreros have gone 6-12 (33.3%).
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Pepperdine has a 61.8% chance of pulling out a win.

Pepperdine vs. San Diego Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Pepperdine has been outscored by 1.1 points per game (scoring 73.5 per game to rank 188th in college basketball while allowing 74.6 per contest to rank 260th in college basketball) and has a -35 scoring differential overall.
  • Michael Ajayi's team-leading 17.3 points per game ranks 112th in college basketball.
  • San Diego has been outscored by 4.4 points per game (posting 72.8 points per game, 209th in college basketball, while giving up 77.2 per outing, 317th in college basketball) and has a -138 scoring differential.
  • Deuce Turner's team-leading 15.8 points per game rank him 206th in the nation.
  • The Waves prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 1.3 boards. They are collecting 33.8 rebounds per game (276th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 32.5 per contest.
  • Ajayi averages 9.7 rebounds per game (ranking 26th in college basketball) to lead the Waves.
  • The 34.3 rebounds per game the Toreros accumulate rank 249th in college basketball, 2.7 fewer than the 37.0 their opponents record.
  • Steven Jamerson II averages 8.3 rebounds per game (73rd in college basketball) to lead the Toreros.
  • Pepperdine ranks 132nd in college basketball by averaging 97.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 328th in college basketball, allowing 98.6 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Toreros rank 271st in college basketball averaging 91.0 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 292nd, allowing 96.6 points per 100 possessions.

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