BYU vs Pepperdine: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 27, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 27, 2021

The BYU Cougars will try to build on a seven-game win streak when they visit the Pepperdine Waves on Wednesday, January 27 at Firestone Fieldhouse as  favorites. The game airs at 3:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 27, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

BYU Betting Information

  • BYU has an 8-3-1 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Cougars are 3-1-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Cougars and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 5 of 12 games this season (41.7%).

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 16 15.1 4.4 4.6 0.9 0.0 2.1
Matt Haarms 14 11.5 4.1 0.9 0.2 2.1 0.2
Brandon Averette 16 10.4 3.1 3.1 0.9 0.1 1.5
Richard Harward 16 7.6 5.4 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.0
Connor Harding 16 6.3 3.3 1.9 0.5 0.3 1.1

Pepperdine Betting Information

  • Pepperdine has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 6-4-1.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Waves are at least a 5.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-3 against the spread.
  • Pepperdine and its opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 36.4% (4) of their 11 games played.

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 13 18.3 6.7 1.3 1.0 1.4 2.1
Colbey Ross 13 16.3 3.8 7.5 1.5 0.3 1.5
Kene Chukwuka 10 8.8 5.8 1.5 1.1 0.3 1.1
Jade’ Smith 13 8.2 3.3 2.0 1.3 0.2 0.6
Jan Zidek 11 7.5 2.2 0.6 0.1 0.0 1.4

Total Facts

  • In BYU’s matchups this season, the Cougars and their opponents have eclipsed Wednesday’s total of 147 points four times (28.6% of opportunities).
  • In six out of Pepperdine’s 13 games this season (46.2%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 153 points per game, six points more than the total of 147 for this game.
  • These two teams give up a combined 138.2 points per game, 8.8 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Cougars games is 141.5 points, 5.5 fewer than the over/under of 147 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 2.6 points separates the average total points bet in Waves games (149.6 points) and this matchup’s over/under (147 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 BYU BYU -11 152.5 -706 +477 Regular Season 65-54 BYU
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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