Thursday, March 17, 2016
Dunkin Donuts Center
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Dunkin Donuts Center to play the Wichita State Shockers on Thursday, March 17, 2016.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 24-7 and a road record of 5-5. They are 16-17 against the spread and their over/under record is 20-11. The Shockers have an overall record of 23-7 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 14-14 and they are 18-12 against the spread.
Ryan Anderson comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Gabe York averages 15.2 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Arizona. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ron Baker averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Shockers. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Fred VanVleet averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Arizona averages 81.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 31st in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 189th with 12.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 55th and 53rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 108th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in the Division 1.
Wichita State averages 73.1 points per game this year which ranks them 158th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 198th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 252nd in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 85th and 94th respectively. In the turnover department the Shockers rank 9th with 9.8 per game. The Shockers allow 59.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 75th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the nation. The Shockers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 77.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 88.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 113.6 and they assist on 51.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Arizona turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35%. The Wildcats give up 74.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Shockers score 75.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.6 points per game. The Shockers have a rating on offense of 110 and 57.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Wichita State turns it over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Shockers give up 56.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 16-17 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 20-11 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 18-12 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 14-14 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
03/13/16 G Elliott Pitts Personal out indefinitely
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
03/13/16 G Landry Shamet Foot expected to miss 10-12 weeks
Guy 's Pick: Take Arizona
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