Arkansas State at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Charles Koch Arena
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves head to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Wichita State as 28.5 point favorites.
Arkansas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-7. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 76.5 per game. Wichita State has an overall record of 8-2. They are averaging 86.5 points per game and surrendering 70.5, good for a point differential of 16.0.
Valuable Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 2-6 against the spread this season
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas State Red Wolves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
11/05/17 F Markis McDuffie Foot is out indefinitely
Ty Cockfield averages 15.1 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Deven Simms averages 16.8 points per contest while playing 29 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Shaquille Morris averages 13 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 22.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Landry Shamet scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Indians allow 76.5 points per contest which is 268th in Division 1. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 313th and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 95th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 158th place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in the nation. Arkansas State averages 73.3 points per contest this year, which is 218th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 135th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 209th in college basketball. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 10.3 assists per game, which ranks them 256th and 344th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 31st with 16.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers give up 70.5 points per game, which ranks them 148th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 37th with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 18th with 30.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Shockers are 34th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year. Wichita State is 23rd in Division 1 with 86.5 points per contest this season. They are 35th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 16.0. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 72nd in D-1. They are 7th in college basketball in rebounding with 43.6 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 17.9. The Shockers are 233rd in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Indians are 279th in the country in defensive rating with 106.6, and their offensive rating of 102 is ranked 233rd. They are 148th in college basketball in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 164th. As a unit they are 173rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 238th in D-1. Arkansas State is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 256th in the country.
Wichita State is 265th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 46th in Division 1. The Shockers are 100th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 117.5 is ranked 18th. They are 75th in D-1 in pace with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 33rd. As a unit they are 30th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 150th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Arkansas State +28.5 and over 152 total points
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