Pepperdine Waves vs. Pacific Tigers - 1/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pacific Tigers (3-10) at Pepperdine Waves (8-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Firestone Fieldhouse)
The Line: Pepperdine Waves -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pepperdine Waves will host the Pacific Tigers this Thursday.
The Pepperdine Waves come into this game with a 8-6 record and are currently 7th in the WCC. The Waves have lost two out of their past 3 games with their most recent game being a 68-65 win over Loyola Marymount University. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Waves has been Lamond Murray who is averaging 14.0 points per game and 4.4 rebounds. Stacy Davis is second on the team with 13.8 points per game and 8.5 rebounds.
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The Pacific Tigers come into this game with a 3-10 record and are currently 5th in the WCC. The Tigers are 2-2 in their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 81-67 record against BYU. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Alec Kobre who is scoring 12.9 points per game. Ray Bowles is second on the team with 12.8 points per game and 4.8 rebounds.
The Pacific Tigers are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games overall. The Tigers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Pepperdine Waves are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games. The Waves are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. WCC opponents.
The Pacific Tigers have struggled this season only winning 3 games.Pepperdine has been much better but have lost 2 out of their past games. I think Pepperdine is the better team here and should win fairly easily. Il take them to cover the spread here.