Wichita State at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 4 point favorites.
Wichita State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-1. They currently have a point differential of 19.5 as they are averaging 88.0 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 7-1. They are averaging 80.4 points per contest and giving up 62.3, which is a point differential of 18.1.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-3 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-3 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 0-6 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
12/08/17 G Samajae Haynes-Jones Illness is "?" Saturday vs Oklahoma State
11/05/17 F Markis McDuffie Foot is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
11/06/17 F Yankuba Sima Ineligible is OUT 1st Semester
Shaquille Morris averages 14.6 points per game while playing 21.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 74%. Landry Shamet averages 14.6 points per game in 27 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Thomas Dziagwa averages 10.5 points per game while playing 16.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 1 rebounds per game and has 1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Kendall Smith averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State averages 88.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.5 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39%, which is good for 56th in the country. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 257th with 12.6 per game. The Shockers allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 112th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 27th place in college basketball. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 39th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 84th in the country with 80.4 points per game this year. They are 178th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 202nd in college basketball. They are 61st in the nation in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game, and 29th in assists per contest with 17.8. The Cowboys are 270th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Cowboys surrender 62.3 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 53rd with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 153rd with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 300th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per game this season.
The Shockers are 10th in the nation in offensive rating with 120.3, and their defensive rating of 93.7 is ranked 76th. In terms of pace they are 105th in the country with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 18th. As a team they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 179th in Division 1. Wichita State is 283rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 43rd in the nation.
Oklahoma State is 287th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 31st in the nation. The Cowboys are 71st in the country in offensive rating with 111.8, and their defensive rating of 86.6 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 160th in Division 1 with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 151st. As a team they are 125th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 63rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +4
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