Pepperdine vs San Diego Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/8/24

San Diego (16-14) vs Pepperdine (12-19)

Game Info: Friday, March 8, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Orleans Arena)

Betting Odds: San Diego -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Pepperdine Waves and San Diego Toreros face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown in the WCC Tournament at Orleans Arena. Pepperdine and San Diego are both coming off wins in their last game. 

Pepperdine Dominated on Thursday 

Pepperdine faced off against Pacific on Thursday and they dominated the game from start to finish. At halftime they were up 56-9 and they never looked back on the way to the victory. The offense ended up putting up 102 points in the game. Forward Jevon Parter had a strong game putting up 28 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists. Pepperdine is averaging 72.5 points while their defense is giving up 75.6 points per game. Michael Ajayi is averaging 17.2 points while shooting 46.1 percent from the field. 

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San Diego Looks to Build on Last Win

San Diego is the six seed in the tournament and they are coming a win in the last game. San Diego scored 81 points against Pacific and they ended up winning by 12 points. At halftime they were up 45-37 and they never looked back. San Diego is averaging 72.8  points while their defense is giving up 77.2 points per game. At times San Diego’s defense has been issue and they are going to need the defense to be better here. Duece Turner is averaging 15.8 points while shooting 41.9 percent from the field. 

Pepperdine vs San Diego Betting Prediction

Pepperdine might be playing on tired legs, but I still think they are going to find plenty of success here. Pepperdine dominated the last game putting up 102 points. They also gotta a little rest for their top players and that is going to help them here. San Diego’s defense is giving up 77.2 points per game and they are going to really struggle here. Back Pepperdine against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Pepperdine ATS

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