Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Shockers come into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They are 3-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Rams have an overall record of 6-1 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 0-2 and they are 2-0 against the spread.
Markis McDuffie comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 21.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Shockers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Darral Willis Jr. averages 10.3 points per game in 16.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Wichita State. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Emmanuel Omogbo averages 13.9 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 11.7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Jeremiah Paige averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Wichita State averages 82.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 31st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 23.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 96th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 112th in the country. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 67th with 12 per game. The Shockers allow 58.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 99th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the country. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in Division 1.
Colorado State averages 68 points per game this year which ranks them 264th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 256th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 309th in the nation. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 288th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 206th with 14 per game. The Rams allow 59.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 9.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the nation. The Rams force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in college basketball.
The Shockers average 68.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.7 per contest. The Shockers have an offensive rating of 114.8 and they assist on 59.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Wichita State turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35%. The Shockers give up 62 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 71.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 102.5 and 50.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Colorado State turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.6%. The Rams give up 60.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 58.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-2 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 2-3 against the over/under
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 2-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 0-2 against the over/under
Wichita State Shockers Injuries
11/25/16 G Austin Reaves Shoulder injured last game, "?"
Colorado State Rams Injuries
11/10/16 G Gian Clavell Legal problems out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State +8.5
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