San Diego @ Pepperdine
Current Records: San Diego 9-12; Pepperdine 7-14
What to Know
The Pepperdine Waves haven't won a matchup against the San Diego Toreros since Feb. 27 of 2021, but they'll be looking to end the drought Thursday. The Waves and San Diego will face off in a West Coast battle at 10 p.m. ET at Firestone Fieldhouse. Given that both teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this contest.
Pepperdine received a tough blow on Saturday as they fell 91-76 to the Portland Pilots. Forward Maxwell Lewis put forth a good effort for the losing side as he had 18 points and six assists along with seven boards.
Meanwhile, San Diego was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap last week as they fell 88-83 to Portland. Guard Jase Townsend wasn't much of a difference maker for San Diego; Townsend played for 35 minutes but put up just eight points on 2-for-10 shooting.
The Waves are the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. The teams have had problems against the spread this season as they are both 6-13.
Pepperdine is now 7-14 while the Toreros sit at 9-12. Pepperdine is 4-9 after losses this year, San Diego 6-5.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Firestone Fieldhouse -- Malibu, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $49.00
The Waves are a 3.5-point favorite against the Toreros, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Waves as a 4-point favorite.
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Pepperdine have won eight out of their last 15 games against San Diego.
- Jan 12, 2023 - San Diego 92 vs. Pepperdine 89
- Mar 03, 2022 - San Diego 74 vs. Pepperdine 67
- Jan 27, 2022 - San Diego 64 vs. Pepperdine 56
- Jan 10, 2022 - San Diego 72 vs. Pepperdine 62
- Feb 27, 2021 - Pepperdine 90 vs. San Diego 84
- Feb 13, 2020 - Pepperdine 72 vs. San Diego 69
- Jan 11, 2020 - Pepperdine 85 vs. San Diego 78
- Feb 09, 2019 - Pepperdine 70 vs. San Diego 67
- Jan 12, 2019 - Pepperdine 76 vs. San Diego 71
- Feb 08, 2018 - San Diego 68 vs. Pepperdine 66
- Dec 30, 2017 - San Diego 74 vs. Pepperdine 66
- Feb 11, 2017 - Pepperdine 65 vs. San Diego 60
- Jan 07, 2017 - San Diego 76 vs. Pepperdine 68
- Jan 28, 2016 - Pepperdine 75 vs. San Diego 65
- Jan 21, 2016 - Pepperdine 76 vs. San Diego 58