The Saint Mary’s Gaels (10-4) hit the road in WCC action against the Pepperdine Waves (9-8) on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The Gaels are 1-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 132.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Waves (+1)

The line for this game set by DraftKings and the model’s prediction are essentially the same (within 0.5 points of each other).

Pick OU:
Over (132.5)

The model projects a total (140.1 points) much higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup (132.5 points). Take the over.

Prediction: Saint Mary’s (CA) 71, Pepperdine 70

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Gaels this season is 71.5 points, 4.5 more points than their implied total of 67 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Saint Mary’s (CA) has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (67) seven times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Waves (79.9) is 14.9 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (65).
  • Pepperdine has scored more than 65 points 13 times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Saint Mary’s (CA) and Pepperdine Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Gaels 8-5 4-5 6-7
Waves 9-5-1 5-4 6-8-1

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

Last 5 Games

Saint Mary’s (CA)

Pepperdine
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/23/2021 San Francisco Win 67-63 2/10/2021 San Francisco Win 76-68
1/21/2021 Loyola Marymount (CA) Win 65-61 2/6/2021 Portland Win 91-70
1/16/2021 Gonzaga Loss 73-59 1/30/2021 Gonzaga Loss 97-75
1/14/2021 BYU Loss 62-52 1/27/2021 BYU Win 76-73
1/9/2021 Santa Clara Loss 66-64 1/23/2021 BYU Loss 65-54

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