Gonzaga vs Pepperdine: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 14, 2021

The No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs will attempt to build on an 11-game winning streak when they host the Pepperdine Waves on Thursday, January 14 at McCarthey Athletic Center as heavy, favorites. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under set at  points.

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

Betting Odds

Gonzaga Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs against the spread record this season is an even 5-5.
  • The Bulldogs have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 25.5 points, going 1-4 this season.
  • In 70% of its games this season (7/10), Gonzaga and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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

Gonzaga Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Corey Kispert 12 21.1 4.5 2.3 0.6 0.3 2.9
Drew Timme 12 18.5 6.8 2.2 0.7 0.7 0.2
Jalen Suggs 10 13.8 5.1 5.1 2.6 0.5 1.3
Joel Ayayi 12 11.8 8.1 4.3 1.3 0.2 0.9
Andrew Nembhard 12 10.0 3.1 4.5 1.0 0.1 1.0

Pepperdine Betting Information

  • The Waves hold a losing record ATS this season, covering three times and failing to cover four times.
  • The Waves and their opponents have regularly been held under this season, only reaching the over in 42.9% (3) of their seven games played.
  • In their last game, the Waves got a team-high 11 points from Sedrick Altman in a 79-51 loss to CSU Bakersfield on Wednesday. They were favored by 6.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 130 points to go under the 139 point total.

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
Colbey Ross 9 19.0 3.7 7.2 1.3 0.3 2.0
Kessler Edwards 9 17.2 5.9 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.9
Jan Zidek 7 9.7 2.6 0.7 0.1 0.0 1.6
Kene Chukwuka 6 8.8 5.8 1.3 1.5 0.3 0.8
Jade’ Smith 9 8.4 3.6 2.6 1.3 0.2 0.4

Total Facts

  • Gonzaga and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 164 total in seven out of 11 games (63.6%) this year.
  • Two Pepperdine games this year (22.2% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Thursday’s over/under of 164 points.
  • The point total for the matchup of 164 is 10.9 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bulldogs (97 points per game) and the Waves (77.9 points per game).
  • The 147.4 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 16.6 fewer than the 164 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Bulldogs games is 170.8 points, 6.8 more than the over/under of 164 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 12.6 points more than the average over/under in Waves games this season (151.4 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 Gonzaga Pepperdine -16 161.5 -2166 +933 Regular Season 89-77 GONZ
1/4/2020 Gonzaga Gonzaga -21 163 -5000 +1475 Regular Season 75-70 GONZ
2/21/2019 N/A Gonzaga N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-64 GONZ

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