Baylor at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/1/2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Charles Koch Arena
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The Baylor Bears head to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 1 point favorites.
Baylor comes into this game with an overall record of 5-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.1 as they are averaging 75.1 points per game while giving up 65.0 per contest. Wichita State has an overall mark of 3-3. They are averaging 75.3 points per contest and giving up 72.5, which is a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 3-4-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 2-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Makai Mason comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 83%. King McClure averages 14.1 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Markis McDuffie scores 20.3 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 11.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.5 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 75.1 points per contest, which is 181st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 155th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 248th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 147th and 189th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 218th with 13.0 per game. The Bears allow 65.0 points per contest, which is 63rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 47th and 17th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 119th, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 51st place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 175th in the nation with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 239th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 181st in the NCAA. They are 241st in D-1 in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 139th in assists per game with 14.5. The Shockers are 263rd in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Shockers give up 72.5 points per game, which ranks them 198th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 207th and 184th in those defensive statistics. They rank 157th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 150th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Shockers are 217th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 109.8, which is ranked 106th. They are 286th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 178th. As a unit they are 188th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 127th in D-1. Baylor is 207th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Wichita State is 266th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Shockers are 164th in the country in offensive rating with 105.9. In terms of pace they are 173rd in Division 1 with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 227th. As a team they are 232nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 145th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor +1
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