San Francisco Dons vs. Pepperdine Waves - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pepperdine Waves (10-7) at San Francisco Dons (9-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm (War Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: San Francisco Dons -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pepperdine Waves will travel to play the San Francisco Dons in a WCC game on Saturday.
The San Francisco Dons are 9-8 (3-4) and are coming off of a loss to Loyola Marymount by a score of 87-83. San Francisco has lost their last 2 games, after winning 3 of their previous 4 games. San Francisco was able to play Gonzaga and BYU very tough, but ended up losing both games. San Francisco is averaging 76.1 points per game while giving up 76.3 points per game. San Francisco is also averaging 38.9 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game. Devin Watson is averaging 20.3 points per game and 5.2 assists per game for San Francisco. Tim Derksen is averaging 15.5 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game for the Dons. San Francisco is shooting 68.2% on free throws, 36.8% on three-pointers, and 44.2% on all field goal attempts.
USA TODAY Sports
The Pepperdine Waves are 10-7 (3-3) and are coming off of a loss to Santa Clara by a score of 62-60. Pepperdine had won 3 games in a row before losing their last game. Pepperdine has a huge win against St. Mary’s by a score of 67-64. Pepperdine is averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 68.5 points per game. Pepperdine is also averaging 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game. Lamond Murray Jr. is averaging 14.6 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for Pepperdine. Stacy Davis is averaging 13.8 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game for the Waves. Pepperdine is shooting 66.6% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointers, and 44% on all field goal attempts.
Pepperdine is 5-1 ATS in their last6 Saturday games. Pepperdine is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games. The under is 7-1-1 in Pepperdine’s last 9 Saturday games. San Francisco is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games San Francisco is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games. The over is 4-0 in San Francisco’s last 4 home games. The under is 5-0 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
San Francisco is coming off of a disappointing home loss, but is at home again in this one. San Francisco hasn’t been playing good enough defense, which is the reason for some of their struggles. Pepperdine was tripped up last game, but has been impressive in their last 4 games. I like San Francisco at home in this game.