Pepperdine vs Santa Clara: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The Pepperdine Waves (10-8) are 3-point favorites as they look to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Santa Clara Broncos (9-5) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Leavey Center. The matchup airs at 6:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is set at 143.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Pepperdine Betting Information

  • Pepperdine is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-5-1.
  • When favored by at least 3 points, the Waves are 5-4 against the spread this season.
  • Pepperdine and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 16 games this season (37.5%).
  • In their last game, the Waves got a team-high 15 points from Kessler Edwards on the way to a 60-58 victory against Saint Mary’s (CA) on Saturday. They were favored by 1.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 118 points to fall short of the 135 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
Kessler Edwards 18 17.0 6.9 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.8
Colbey Ross 18 16.8 3.9 7.7 1.3 0.3 1.6
Jan Zidek 16 8.2 2.9 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.3
Jade’ Smith 18 8.2 3.7 2.1 1.3 0.2 0.6
Sedrick Altman 18 7.9 3.8 2.3 1.0 0.6 0.2

Santa Clara Betting Information

  • The Broncos hold a losing record ATS this season, covering five times and failing to cover seven times.
  • The Broncos only hold a 3-4 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3-point underdog.
  • In 12 games this season, Santa Clara covered the total points bet in exactly half of their games.
  • In their last game, the Broncos got a team-high 25 points from Josip Vrankic in a 71-60 loss to San Diego on Thursday. They were favored by 6.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 131 points to go under the 138.5 point total.

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

Santa Clara Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Josip Vrankic 15 14.7 8.5 1.6 1.1 0.5 0.6
Keshawn Justice 12 10.4 5.4 2.2 0.8 0.3 1.5
Jalen Williams 13 10.3 3.8 2.3 1.0 0.5 0.8
Christian Carlyle 13 8.2 2.7 1.9 0.5 0.3 0.4
Guglielmo Caruso 13 7.6 4.1 0.9 0.2 1.2 0.4

Total Facts

  • Pepperdine and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 143 total in 11 out of 18 games (61.1%) this year.
  • In four out of Santa Clara’s 14 games this year (28.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 143 is 0.6 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Waves (76 points per game) and the Broncos (66.4 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 139.9 points per game, 3.1 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Waves have seen a 149.4 over/under in their games this season, 6.4 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 10.1 points separates this contest’s over/under (143 points) and the average total points bet in Broncos games (132.9 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/6/2020 Pepperdine Neutral Court -2.5 151 -158 +115 Conference Tournament 84-73 PEPPER
2/6/2020 Pepperdine Pepperdine -3.5 157 -162 +133 Regular Season 91-77 PEPPER
1/23/2020 Santa Clara Santa Clara -4 155 -191 +153 Regular Season 90-86 PEPPER
2/7/2019 N/A Pepperdine N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-71 STCLAR
1/10/2019 N/A Santa Clara N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 67-64 STCLAR

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