|Game||Pepperdine Waves vs San Diego Toreros|
|Date & Time||Thursday February 13, 2020, 11:00 PM (EST)|
Firestone Fieldhouse Malibu, CA
PEPP -10 O/U 147
The San Diego Toreros are set to visit Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, California for a WCC clash against the Pepperdine Waves. The San Diego Toreros come into this matchup with a 9-17 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Portland Pilots, 88-81 in 2 OT. Leading the way for the San Diego Toreros was junior guard Braun Hartfield as he recorded 23 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists. Junior forward Yauhen Massalski had a productive outing off the bench for the Toreros as he pitched in 19 points and 12 rebounds.
The San Diego Toreros had a solid shooting game against the Portland Pilots as they connected on 31 of their 69 field goal attempts (44.9%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (31.8%). The San Diego Toreros won the turnover battle against the Portland Pilots (14-12), but they were edged out by the Pilots in the rebounding department (39-38).
The Pepperdine Waves come into this matchup with a 13-12 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Pacific Tigers, 79-78. Leading the way for the Pepperdine Waves was junior guard Colbey Ross as he recorded 28 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists. Senior forward Kameron Edwards had a productive outing for the Waves as he pitched in 15 points and 5 rebounds.
The Pepperdine Waves had a good shooting game against the Pacific Tigers as they connected on 28 of their 59 field goal attempts (47.5%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (35.3%). The Pepperdine Waves lost the turnover battle against the Pacific Tigers (8-7), but they were edged out by the Tigers in the rebounding department (35-30).
Recent Betting Trends
- Toreros are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
- Under is 5-0 in Toreros last 5 games following a straight up win.
- Waves are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games.
- Over is 7-1-1 in Waves last 9 overall.
The San Diego Toreros have really struggled this season as they bring a 2-9 conference record into this matchup, and they will have a tough road matchup against the high scoring Pepperdine Waves. The Waves are one of the top-scoring teams in the WCC as they are averaging 77.4 PPG, and they have a handful of guys who can make a difference on any given night as 4 guys are averaging over 11 PPG. The San Diego Toreros have failed to succeed on any side of the court in conference play as they are averaging 63.5 PPG while giving up 75.5 PPG, and they only have one true scorer with Braun Hartfield (14.2 PPG). Colbey Ross has been excellent for the Waves this season as he is averaging 19.7 PPG and 7.3 APG, and he will help lead Pepperdine to a decisive home win. Final Score Prediction, Pepperdine Waves win and cover ATS 74-61.