San Diego vs. Pepperdine - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pepperdine Waves (10-5) at San Diego Toreros (9-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The San Diego Toreros and the Pepperdine Waves face off on Saturday at Jenny Craig Pavilion in WCC college basketball action.
The San Diego Toreros are 9-8 this season and they have won two of their last three games. San Diego is averaging 66.3 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Johnny Dee leads the Toreros averaging 18.1 points per game. Christopher Anderson is averaging 9.2 points and 6.5 assists, Jito Kok is averaging 7.3 points, and Thomas Jacobs is averaging 6.9 points and 5.6 rebounds. San Diego is 5-2 at home this season.
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The Pepperdine Waves are 10-5 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Pepperdine is averaging 67.1 points and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Stacy Davis is averaging 15.5 points and 7.7 rebounds per game to lead the Waves. Jeff Raines is averaging 10.9 points and 5.9 rebounds, Shawn Olden is averaging 9.9 points, and Jeremy Major is averaging 9.9 points. Pepperdine is 4-2 on the road this season.
San Diego is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 0-4 against the spread in their last four home games, and 1-7 against the spread against the WCC. Pepperdine is 10-2-1 against the spread in their last 13 games, 20-7 against the spread in their last 27 road games, and 6-1 against the spread following a win. The home team has covered the point spread in 19 of the last 28 meetings of these two.
I see the wrong team favored here so I am taking the points with Pepperdine.