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Longwood vs Pepperdine 3/22/21 - College Basketball Invitational Picks & Predictions

Pepperdine Waves vs Longwood Lancers Odds & Info

Game Pepperdine Waves vs Longwood Lancers
Date & Time Monday March 22, 2021, 5:30 PM (EDT)
Ocean Center Daytona Beach, FL
Latest odds
PEPP -10.5 Total 144.5
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The Longwood Lancers play the Pepperdine Waves on Monday in the quarterfinals of the CBI tournament at Ocean Center in Dayton Beach, Florida. Longwood finished the regular season 12-16 overall and 10-10 in the Big South Conference, The Lancers were eliminated from the Big South Tournament by Winthrop 81-61 in the semifinals. Longwood ended its regular season losing two of its last three.

Juan Munoz was the leading scorer for Longwood during the regular season with an average of 12.7 points per game, while Zac Watson was the leading rebounder with an average of 4.6 rebounds per game and Justin Hill was the leader in assists with an average of 3.1 assists per game. Longwood scored an average of 66.2 points per game and shot 43.4% overall and 34.5% from 3-point territory.

Pepperdine ended its regular season 12-12 overall and 7-6 in the West Coast Conference. The Waves were beaten in the WCC Tournament semifinals 82-77 in overtime by the BYU Cougars a week ago last Monday. Pepperdine had a two-game winning streak snapped with the loss. The leading scorer for Pepperdine was Kessler Edwards with 20 points, while Colbey Ross scored 16 points.

Colbey Ross was the leading scorer and leader in assists for Pepperdine during the regular season with averages of 18.2 points and 7.5 assists per game. Kessler Edwards was the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 16.9 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Pepperdine scored an average of 76.3 points per game and shot 45.6% overall and 32.2% from three-point.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Longwood is 9-3 ATS in its last 12
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Lancers last 7
  • Pepperdine is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Waves last 7 on a neutral court

Free NCAAB Pick:

Longwood Lancers +10.5

Although Longwood was defeated in the Big South tournament semifinals, the Lancers won six of their last eight including a stretch of five consecutive victories. Longwood will not have the players to defend against both Colbey Ross and Kessler Edwards, but the Lancers will play well enough to cover the nut. Longwood has covered the number in nine of its last 12 and in 12 of the last 17 played on a neutral court. Final Score Prediction, Pepperdine Waves win but fall short ATS 77-70

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