The Pepperdine Waves (10-8) will try to extend a three-game winning streak when they visit the Santa Clara Broncos (9-5) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Leavey Center as only 3-point favorites. The matchup airs at 6:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 143 points.

The betting insights and predictions 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.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Waves (-3)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Waves to walk away with the win, but the model spread (4.2) is 1.2 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Under (143)

The model projects a total 2.8 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

Prediction: Pepperdine 72, Santa Clara 68

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 Waves have an average implied point total of 79.2 this season, which is 6.2 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (73).
  • Pepperdine has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (73) 12 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Broncos (71.8) is 1.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (70).
  • Santa Clara has scored more than 70 points five times on the season.

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

Pepperdine and Santa Clara Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Waves 10-5-1 5-4 6-9-1
Broncos 5-7 3-4 6-6

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

Last 5 Games

Pepperdine

Santa Clara
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Saint Mary’s (CA) Win 60-58 2/18/2021 San Diego Loss 71-60
2/10/2021 San Francisco Win 76-68 2/16/2021 Loyola Marymount (CA) Loss 76-73
2/6/2021 Portland Win 91-70 1/23/2021 Loyola Marymount (CA) Win 72-69
1/30/2021 Gonzaga Loss 97-75 1/21/2021 San Francisco Loss 73-50
1/27/2021 BYU Win 76-73 1/17/2021 San Diego Win 69-63

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