Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Shockers come into this game with an overall record of 2-4 and a road record of 0-1. They are 0-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Billikens have an overall record of 4-2 and a home record of 3-1. They have an over/under record of 0-3 and they are 1-2 against the spread.
Ron Baker comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Shockers. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Anton Grady averages 9 points per game in 23.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Wichita State. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Achraf Yacoubou averages 13 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Billikens. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Mike Crawford averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Wichita State averages 69 points per contest this season which ranks them 235th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team which has them ranked 339th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 266th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 114th and 234th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 37th with 10.6 per game. The Shockers allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 173rd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 227th and 314th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 138th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 139th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 85th in the Division 1.
Saint Louis averages 67.3 points per game this year which ranks them 261st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 84th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 200th in the nation. They average 32.2 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 298th and 143rd respectively. In the turnover department the Billikens rank 206th with 13.5 per game. The Billikens allow 63.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 98th and 82nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 108th place in the nation. The Billikens force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in college basketball.
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 0-4 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 2-2 against the over/under
Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 1-2 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 0-3 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
12/04/15 G Fred VanVleet Hamstring is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Saint Louis
11/29/15 F Anton Grady Concussion out indefinitely
11/25/15 G Landry Shamet Foot expected to miss 10-12 weeks
Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Wichita State
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