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San Francisco vs. Pepperdine - 2/14/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Pepperdine at San Francisco
Date & Time Thursday February 14, 2019, 10:00 PM (EST)
Location
War Memorial Gymnasium
San Francisco, California
The Line
The Line: San Francisco -11 -- Over/Under: 145
TV Channel
The W TV
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NCAA BB | Pepperdine at San Francisco
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The Pepperdine Waves and San Francisco Dons meet Thursday in college basketball action at the War Memorial Gymnasium.

The Pepperdine Waves look for a victory after splitting their last 12 games. The Pepperdine Waves are averaging 75.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 73.6 points on 46 percent shooting. Colbey Ross is averaging 18.6 points and 7.3 assists while Kameron Edwards is averaging 16.9 points and 7.3 rebounds. Eric Cooper Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Kessler Edwards is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Pepperdine Waves are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Pepperdine Waves are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.5 rebounds per game. The Pepperdine Waves have lost eight of their last 10 road games.

The San Francisco Dons look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The San Francisco Dons are averaging 75.7 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 65.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Charles Minlend is averaging 15.1 points and 1.3 assists while Frankie Ferrari is averaging 14.1 points and 3.2 rebounds. Matt McCarthy is grabbing 6.4 rebounds and Jordan Ratinho is dishing one assist. The San Francisco Dons are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 66.2 percent from the free throw line. The San Francisco Dons are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The San Francisco Dons have won their last three home games.

The Waves are 13-4 ATS in their last 17 games following a ATS win, 13-4 ATS in their last 17 vs. West Coast and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Dons are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 Thursday games,  0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. West Coast and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Waves are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings and the road team is 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Dons last 5 overall. The under is 13-5 in Waves last 18 overall.

The meeting between Pepperdine and San Francisco earlier this year was decided by three points and the last two meetings combined have been decided by an average of five points. The San Francisco Dons are winning their home games by an average of nearly 14 points this season and has been an offensive powerhouse. The Pepperdine Waves haven't had much success on the road in terms of outright wins, but they're only losing by an average of 2.1 points and are a profitable 14-9 ATS this season overall. Pepperdine is also 8-3 ATS this season when an underdog of at least three points. It's tough to turn down this many free points with all that in mind.

Pick:
Pepperdine +11

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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