Tulsa at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/28/2018
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Charles Koch Arena
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 17 point favorites.
Tulsa comes into this game with an overall record of 11-9. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 73.7 points per game while giving up 72.0 per contest. Wichita State has an overall mark of 16-4. They are averaging 83.1 points per contest and giving up 69.0, which is a point differential of 14.2.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 11-6 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 9-8 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
01/27/18 C Shaquille Morris Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Tulsa
Junior Etou averages 15.1 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Sterling Taplin averages 11.7 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Landry Shamet averages 15 points per game while playing 30.2 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 51% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Shaquille Morris averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 73.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 191st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 231st. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 202nd in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 58th and 272nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.3 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 72.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 173rd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 72nd and 88th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 253rd and they give up 14.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 242nd place in college basketball. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 78th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 25th in the country with 83.1 points per game this year. They are 35th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 14.2. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 35th in college basketball. They are 5th in the nation in rebounding with 41.7 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 18.7. The Shockers are 282nd in turnovers per game with 12.1. The Shockers surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 96th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 35th and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest and 24th with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Shockers are 65th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season.
The Golden Hurricane are 194th in the country in defensive rating with 102.1, and their offensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 166th. They are 213th in college basketball in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 209th. As a unit they are 171st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 117th in D-1. Tulsa is 177th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 114th in the country.
Wichita State is 299th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 48th in Division 1. The Shockers are 69th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.8, and their offensive rating of 116.6 is ranked 13th. They are 118th in D-1 in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 31st. As a unit they are 37th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 134th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wichita State -17
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