BYU vs Pepperdine: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 23, 2021

The BYU Cougars (11-2) are big, 11.5-point favorites as they look to extend a six-game win streak when they host the Pepperdine Waves (6-6) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Marriott Center. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The matchup has a point total of 148.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

BYU Betting Information

  • BYU has compiled an 8-3 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 11.5 points, the Cougars are 3-1 against the spread this season.
  • In 45.5% of their games this season (5/11), the Cougars and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

BYU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Alex Barcello 15 15.9 4.5 4.5 0.9 0.0 2.2
Matt Haarms 13 11.9 4.2 0.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
Brandon Averette 15 10.1 2.9 3.0 0.9 0.1 1.5
Richard Harward 15 7.6 5.1 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.0
Connor Harding 15 6.7 2.9 1.8 0.5 0.3 1.2

Pepperdine Betting Information

  • The Waves have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 6-4.
  • When playing as at least a 11.5-point underdog, the Waves manage an even 1-1 record against the spread.
  • 40% of Pepperdine’s 10 games this season have gone over the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Pepperdine Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kessler Edwards 12 18.9 6.4 1.4 1.1 1.5 2.2
Colbey Ross 12 15.9 3.9 7.8 1.3 0.3 1.5
Kene Chukwuka 9 9.4 5.3 1.6 1.2 0.3 1.1
Jade’ Smith 12 8.3 3.4 2.2 1.3 0.2 0.5
Jan Zidek 10 8.2 2.3 0.6 0.1 0.0 1.5

Total Facts

  • BYU and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 148.5 total in three out of 13 games (23.1%) this season.
  • Six Pepperdine games this year (50% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Saturday’s over/under of 148.5 points.
  • The point total for the matchup of 148.5 is 7.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Cougars (77.7 points per game) and the Waves (78 points per game).
  • The 139.7 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 8.8 fewer than the 148.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Cougars games is 143.2 points, 5.3 fewer than the over/under of 148.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 3.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Waves games this season (152.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 BYU Pepperdine -7.5 155.5 -351 +267 Regular Season 81-64 BYU
1/30/2020 BYU BYU -13.5 155 -1210 +709 Regular Season 107-80 BYU

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