Pepperdine Waves vs. Loyola Marymount Lions: 2/25/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 25, 2021

The Loyola Marymount Lions (11-7) are underdogs (by 5 points) to extend a three-game road winning streak when they visit the Pepperdine Waves (10-10) on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is 144.5.

Betting Information

Pepperdine vs Loyola Marymount (CA) Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Pepperdine -5 -112 -109 144.5 -109 -113 -218 177

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Pepperdine vs Loyola Marymount (CA)
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Loyola Marymount (CA) (+5) Under (144.5) Pepperdine 74 Loyola Marymount (CA) 70

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Total Facts

  • The Waves and their opponents have combined to put up more than 144.5 points in 55% of their games this season (11 of 20 opportunities).
  • Loyola Marymount (CA) and its opponents have added up to score more than 144.5 points in 38.9% of their matchups this season (seven of 18 opportunities).
  • These two teams average a combined 145.7 points per game, 1.2 more points than the total of 144.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 141.4 points per game, 3.1 fewer than the point total for this game.
  • The Waves average point total in matchups this year is 149.2, 4.7 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Lions this season is 6.7 points less than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 75.6 points per game the Waves average are 7.9 more points than the Lions give up (67.7).
  • When Pepperdine scores more than 67.7 points, it is 8-0 against the spread and 9-5 overall.
  • Loyola Marymount (CA) has a 2-2-1 record against the spread and a 3-2 record overall in games when it allows more than 75.6 points.
  • The Lions score an average of 70.1 points per game, just 3.6 fewer points than the 73.7 the Waves give up to opponents.
  • Loyola Marymount (CA) is 5-0 against the spread and 7-0 overall when it scores more than 73.7 points.
  • Pepperdine has a 2-7 record overall and an ATS record of 3-6 in games when its opponents put up more than 70.1 points.
  • The Waves have put up a total of 38 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 1.9 per game), and the Lions have out-scored opponents by 44 points on the season (2.4 more per game).

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Pepperdine Betting Information

  • Pepperdine has been good against the spread this season, posting an 11-6-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 5 points, the Waves have struggled to a 2-3 record ATS this season.
  • The Waves have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 7 of 18 games (38.9%).

Loyola Marymount (CA) Betting Information

  • The Lions record against the spread is 8-8-1.
  • The Lions have gone 2-2 against the spread when they are at least a 5-point underdog.
  • The Lions and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 9 of 17 (52.9%).

Head to Head

Pepperdine vs Loyola Marymount (CA) (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-67 PEPP
1/16/2020 Pepperdine -7 141.5 -314 +243 Regular Season 75-67 PEPP
1/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-70 LOYMRY
1/3/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-62 PEPP

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Pepperdine Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Waves is Colbey Ross, who scores 17.2 points and distributes 7.5 assists per game.
  • Kessler Edwards leads the Waves in rebounding, grabbing 6.7 rebounds per game while also scoring 16.7 points a contest.
  • Edwards makes more threes per game than any other member of the Waves, knocking down shots from downtown at a clip of 1.8 per contest.
  • Jade’ Smith is the Waves leader in steals, averaging 1.2 steals per game, while Edwards leads them in blocks with 1.0 per contest.

Loyola Marymount (CA) Leaders

  • Eli Scott holds the top spot on the Lions leaderboards for scoring (17.8 per game), rebounds (7.9 per game), and assists (3.7 per game).
  • Joe Quintana’s 2.2 made threes per game lead the Lions.
  • Loyola Marymount (CA)’s leader in steals is Quintana (1.0 per game), and its leader in blocks is Mattias Markusson (0.8 per game).
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