Jacksonville State at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/12/2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Charles Koch Arena
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The Jacksonville State Gamecocks travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wichita State as 8.5 point favorites.
Jacksonville State heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 77.9 points per contest while giving up 69.1 per game. Wichita State has an overall mark of 4-4. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 72.3, which is a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Jacksonville State Gamecocks Betting Trends
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Key Jacksonville State Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jason Burnell comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. Marlon Hunter averages 10.8 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Markis McDuffie averages 19.5 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Jacksonville State averages 77.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 112th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 287th in the nation. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 150th and 171st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 130th with 14.1 per game. The Gamecocks allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 103rd and 212th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd and they give up 13.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 203rd place in Division 1. They force 17.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 258th in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 308th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 264th in the nation. They are 207th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 220th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Shockers are 227th in turnovers per game with 12.9. The Shockers surrender 72.3 points per contest, which ranks them 197th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 161st and 139th in those defensive statistics. They rank 78th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 258th with 37.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Shockers are 235th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 104.4, which is ranked 191st. They are 54th in college basketball in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 218th. As a unit they are 207th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 345th in D-1. Jacksonville State is 182nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wichita State is 241st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Shockers are 262nd in the country in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 155th in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 304th. As a team they are 302nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 104th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Jacksonville State/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wichita State -8.5
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