Sunday, January 3, 2016
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Carver Arena to play the Bradley Braves on Sunday, January 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 18 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 122.5.
The Shockers come into this game with an overall record of 7-5 and a road record of 1-2. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Braves have an overall record of 2-12 and a home record of 2-4. They have an over/under record of 4-8 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
Ron Baker comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Shockers. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Fred VanVleet averages 11.8 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Wichita State. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye averages 9.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Braves. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Donte Thomas averages 9.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Wichita State averages 70.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 199th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 228th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 185th and 148th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 10.7 per game. The Shockers allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 297th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 64th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the Division 1.
Bradley averages 55.8 points per game this year which ranks them 345th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -16.5 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team which has them sitting in the 339th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 350th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 8.5 assists per contest which ranks them 246th and 348th respectively. In the turnover department the Braves rank 344th with 16.6 per game. The Braves allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 169th and 122nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 257th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 170th place in the nation. The Braves force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 4-6 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 4-6 against the over/under
Bradley Braves Betting Trends
The Bradley Braves are 5-7 against the spread
The Bradley Braves are 4-8 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
12/30/15 C Bush Wamukota Academics out indefinitely
11/25/15 G Landry Shamet Foot expected to miss 10-12 weeks
Bradley Braves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Wichita State
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