South Dakota State at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/5/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Charles Koch Arena
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 19.5 point favorites.
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South Dakota State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-3. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 78.4 points per game while giving up 72.8 per contest. Wichita State has an overall record of 6-1. They are averaging 87.0 points per game and surrendering 66.1, good for a point differential of 20.9.
Valuable South Dakota State Jackrabbits Betting Trends
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are 4-3 against the spread this season
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-2 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Key South Dakota State Jackrabbits Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
11/05/17 F Markis McDuffie Foot is out indefinitely
David Jenkins, Jr. averages 14.2 points per game in 24.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Mike Daum averages 18.8 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Landry Shamet averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 94%. Shaquille Morris averages 13.9 points per game while playing 22 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jackrabbits allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 196th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 173rd and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 164th, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 212th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 34th in college basketball. South Dakota State averages 78.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 125th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 223rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 56th in D-1. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 59th and 180th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 246th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers surrender 66.1 points per contest, which ranks them 67th in the country. Their defense allows a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 53rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 9.3 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 30.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Shockers are 33rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game this season. Wichita State is 24th in Division 1 with 87.0 points per game this year. They are 35th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 20.9. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 47th in the nation. They are 3rd in college basketball in rebounding with 45.9 boards per game and 17th in assists per contest with 18.7. The Shockers are 239th in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Jackrabbits are 191st in the country in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 127th. They are 177th in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 140th. As a unit they are 109th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in D-1. South Dakota State is 234th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 182nd in the country.
Wichita State is 253rd 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 43%, which is 17th in Division 1. The Shockers are 42nd in the nation in defensive rating with 90.8, and their offensive rating of 119.4 is ranked 15th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 32nd. As a unit they are 30th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 204th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Dakota State/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wichita State -19.5
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