Temple at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/15/2018
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Charles Koch Arena
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The Temple Owls head to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wichita State as 13 point favorites.
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Temple heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 69.8 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Wichita State has an overall mark of 19-5. They are averaging 83.8 points per contest and giving up 69.6, which is a point differential of 14.2.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 13-12 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 11-11 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 13-9 against the over/under this year
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Quinton Rose averages 14.9 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 66%. Levan Shawn Alston averages 13.4 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Landry Shamet scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3 rebounds per contest and has 5.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Shaquille Morris averages 12.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple averages 69.8 points per contest this year, which is 275th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 294th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 201st in Division 1. They average 34.6 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 225th and 230th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 326th with 11.1 per game. The Owls allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 89th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 16th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 307th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 165th place in college basketball. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 20th in the country with 83.8 points per contest this season. They are 41st in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 14.2. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 36th in Division 1. They are 4th in the country in rebounding with 41.7 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 19.2. The Shockers are 291st in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Shockers give up 69.6 points per game, which ranks them 113th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 33rd and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 30.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Shockers are 83rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Owls are 211th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.3, and their defensive rating of 101.8 is ranked 178th. In terms of pace they are 306th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 276th. As a team they are 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 143rd in Division 1. Temple is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 128th in the nation.
Wichita State is 314th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 47th in Division 1. The Shockers are 61st in the nation in defensive rating with 97.3, and their offensive rating of 117.1 is ranked 10th. They are 105th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 33rd. As a unit they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 118th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Temple +13
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