The California Golden Bears welcome the Pepperdine Waves to Haas Pavilion to get their seasons underway. The game starts at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Pepperdine Waves at California Golden Bears ATS Odds
Last season, California failed to make the tournament following an 8-20 regular season campaign. Pepperdine also failed to make the tournament after an 11-16 regular season campaign.
Ball security could play a key role in this matchup. Last season, California committed the 52nd-fewest miscues in the nation (turnover percentage of 16.7 percent), while the gambling defense of Pepperdine forced the 54th-most (opponents’ turnover percentage of 21.1 percent). Additionally, the Waves ranked 51st in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.271), while the Golden Bears ranked 278th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.259).
Pepperdine Waves vs. California Golden Bears Free Pick
Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – California, ATS Winner – California, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Pepperdine ranks 92nd in three pointers attempted per game (24.1) while California ranks 285th (19.1).
- The Waves rank 290th in rebounds per game (31.9) while the Golden Bears rank 316th (29.1).
- The Waves rank 105th in assists per game (14.1) while the Golden Bears rank 277th (10.9).
- California ranks 19th in steals allowed per game (5.0) while Pepperdine ranks 131st (6.2).