Pepperdine vs. San Francisco - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Dons (15-14) at Pepperdine Waves (17-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Orleans Arena)
The Line: Pepperdine Waves -4.5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
The Pepperdine Waves and the San Francisco Dons face off on Saturday in WCC college basketball action.
The Pepperdine Waves finished the regular season at 17-12 and they lost two of their last three games. Pepperdine is averaging 72.5 points per game and they are shooting 44.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.1 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Lamond Murray Jr. leads the Waves averaging 16.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Stacy Davis is averaging 15.3 points and 8.9 rebounds, Jett Raines is averaging 13 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Jeremy Major is averaging 9.2 points. Pepperdine is 10-8 in WCC games and 1-2 in neutral site games.
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The San Francisco Dons are 15-14 this season and they have dropped their last three games. San Francisco is averaging 76.5 points per game and they are shooting 43.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.7 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Devin Watson leads the Dons averaging 19.8 points per game. Tim Derksen is averaging 16.7 points and 7.0 rebounds, Ronnie Boyce III is averaging 10.9 points, and Uche Ofoegbu is averaging 9.3 points. San Francisco is 8-10 in the WCC and this is their first neutral site game of the year.
Pepperdine is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 6-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 4-1 against the spread following a loss. San Francisco is 8-3-2 against the spread in their last 13 neutral site games, 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. San Francisco has covered the point spread in five of their last six games against Pepperdine.
I have been on USF a lot this season but I just don’t like this spot for them.