Cincinnati at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/4/2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Charles Koch Arena
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 1 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-4. They currently have a point differential of 18.9 as they are averaging 76.1 points per contest while giving up 57.2 per game. Wichita State has an overall mark of 24-5. They are averaging 83.9 points per contest and giving up 71.1, which is a point differential of 12.7.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 15-11 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-17 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 12-15 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 18-9 against the over/under this year
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
03/03/18 G Jacob Evans Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Wichita State
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jacob Evans averages 13.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Gary Clark averages 12.8 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Landry Shamet averages 14.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Shaquille Morris averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 107th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 119th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 85th in the country. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 277th with 11.9 per game. The Bearcats allow 57.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in Division 1. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 10.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in college basketball. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 323rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 18th in the country with 83.9 points per game this year. They are 28th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 32nd in college basketball. They are 9th in the nation in rebounding with 40.7 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 18.9. The Shockers are 297th in turnovers per game with 11.6. The Shockers surrender 71.1 points per contest, which ranks them 147th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 56th and 243rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.9 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Shockers are 76th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game this season.
The Bearcats are 1st in the country in defensive rating with 85.2, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 29th. They are 291st in college basketball in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 135th. As a unit they are 129th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in D-1. Cincinnati is 280th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 2nd in the country.
Wichita State is 319th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 100th in Division 1. The Shockers are 118th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.5, and their offensive rating of 118.5 is ranked 7th. They are 153rd in D-1 in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 26th. As a unit they are 29th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 136th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wichita State -1
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