Pacific vs. Pepperdine - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pepperdine Waves (15-10) at Pacific Tigers (7-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Spanos Center)
The Line: Pacific Tigers +4 -- Over/Under: 135.5 See the Latest Odds
The Pacific Tigers and the Pepperdine Waves face off on Saturday in WCC college basketball action.
The Pacific Tigers are 7-216 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Pacific is averaging 68.5 points per game and they are shooting 42.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. Alec Kobe leads the Tigers averaging 12.9 points per game. Ray Bowles is averaging 11.2 points, T.J. Wallace is averaging 11.2 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Eric Thompson is averaging 8.9 points and 7.1 rebounds. Pacific is 5-7 at home and 5-8 in the WCC.
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The Pepperdine Waves are 15-10 this season and they are coming off of a win over Saint Mary’s that ended a three game losing skid. Pepperdine is averaging 71.8 points per game and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Lamond Murray Jr. leads the Waves averaging 15.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Stacy Davis is averaging 15 points and 8.5 rebounds, Jett Raines is averaging 12.6 points, and Jeremy Major is averaging 8.6 points. Pepperdine is 5-6 on the road and 8-6 in the West Coast Conference.
Pacific is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games, and 1-6 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Pepperdine is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games, and 5-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Pepperdine is the far better team and they look like a great value play here.