SMU at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Charles Koch Arena
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The SMU Mustangs travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 8 point favorites.
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SMU comes into this game with an overall record of 12-6. They currently have a point differential of 12.4 as they are averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 61.1 per contest. Wichita State has an overall record of 15-2. They are averaging 84.9 points per game and surrendering 68.3, good for a point differential of 16.6.
Valuable SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 5-7 against the spread this season
The SMU Mustangs are 6-7 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Key SMU Mustangs Injuries
01/16/18 F Everett Ray Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Wichita State
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jarrey Foster averages 13.8 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Shake Milton averages 17.4 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Conner Frankamp averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Landry Shamet averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 61.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 57th and 114th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 300th in college basketball. SMU averages 73.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 199th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 103rd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in D-1. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 221st and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 276th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers surrender 68.3 points per contest, which ranks them 86th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 10.5 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 30.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Shockers are 86th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game this season. Wichita State is 22nd in Division 1 with 84.9 points per game this year. They are 29th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 16.6. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the nation. They are 6th in college basketball in rebounding with 41.8 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 19.0. The Shockers are 272nd in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Mustangs are 56th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.8, and their defensive rating of 92.9 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 341st in the country with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 67th. As a team they are 95th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 153rd in Division 1. SMU is 217th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 75th in the nation.
Wichita State is 287th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 31st in Division 1. The Shockers are 48th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.8, and their offensive rating of 117.9 is ranked 13th. They are 104th in D-1 in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 19th. As a unit they are 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 135th in the country.
Who will win tonight's SMU/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wichita State -8
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