Pacific vs. Pepperdine - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pepperdine Waves (12-8) at Pacific Tigers (10-11)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Spanos Center)
The Line: Pacific Tigers +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pacific Tigers and the Pepperdine Waves face off on Thursday at the Spanos Center in West Coast Conference college basketball action.
The Pacific Tigers are 10-11 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. Pacific is averaging 66 points and they are shooting 43.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.2 percent. T.J. Wallace leads the Tigers averaging 13.2 points per game. Dulani Robinson is averaging 10.4 points, Eric Thompson is averaging 8.1 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Gabriel Aguirre is averaging 7.6 points. Pacific is 5-5 at home and 2-7in WCC play.
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The Pepperdine Waves are 12-8 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Pepperdine is averaging 66.7 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. Stacy Davis leads the Waves averaging 16.4 points and 7.6 rebounds. Jet Raines is averaging 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds, Shawn Olden is averaging 10.2 points, and Jeremy Major is averaging 9.4 points. Pepperdine is 5-4 on the road and 5-4 in WCC play.
Pacific is 4-9 against the spread against the WCC, 1-4 against the spread against the last five home games, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Pepperdine is 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games and 12-4-2 against the spread in their last 18 games. The home team has covered the point spread in four of their last five games.
Pepperdine is the better team here and with the light number they are they choice here.