Wichita State at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 1 point favorites.
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Wichita State heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 23.2 as they are averaging 90.0 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. Baylor has an overall mark of 5-1. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 62.2, which is a point differential of 13.3.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 2-2 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 2-1 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
12/01/17 G Landry Shamet Ankle injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs Baylor
12/01/17 F Zach Brown Knee is "?" Saturday vs Baylor
11/05/17 F Markis McDuffie Foot is out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/30/17 F Terry Maston Hand is out indefinitely
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/13/17 G Tyson Jolly Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Shaquille Morris averages 13.7 points per game in 22 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Landry Shamet averages 14.2 points per game while playing 24.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Jo Acuil averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Manu Lecomte averages 17.7 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.2 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they give up 9.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 16th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in college basketball. Wichita State averages 90.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 23.2 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 99th in D-1. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 213th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears surrender 62.2 points per contest, which ranks them 31st in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 57th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 235th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest, and 20th with 30.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 12th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.5 per game this season. Baylor is 185th in Division 1 with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 88th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.3. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 103rd in the nation. They are 105th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game and 99th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Bears are 302nd in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The Shockers are 12th in the nation in offensive rating with 120.8, and their defensive rating of 89.7 is ranked 46th. In terms of pace they are 71st in the country with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 32nd. As a team they are 27th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 182nd in Division 1. Wichita State is 261st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 26th in the nation.
Baylor is 263rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 50th in Division 1. The Bears are 82nd in the nation in defensive rating with 93.5, and their offensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 57th. They are 332nd in D-1 in pace with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 119th. As a unit they are 92nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 289th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor +1
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