Wichita State at Cincinnati College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/18/2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to BB&T Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 6 point favorites.
Wichita State comes into this game with an overall record of 20-5. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 84.2 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 23-3. They are averaging 75.9 points per game and surrendering 56.3, good for a point differential of 19.6.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 11-12 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 14-9 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 13-9 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-15 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Shaquille Morris averages 13.3 points per game in 22.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%. Landry Shamet averages 14.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Gary Clark averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Jacob Evans averages 13.6 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 44th and 180th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they give up 10.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 16th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in college basketball. Wichita State averages 84.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 35th in D-1. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 300th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats surrender 56.3 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 9.8 assists allowed per contest, and 28th with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 324th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season. Cincinnati is 119th in Division 1 with 75.9 points per game this year. They are 147th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 19.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 128th in the nation. They are 16th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game and 42nd in assists per contest with 16.2. The Bearcats are 279th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Shockers are 6th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.9, and their defensive rating of 98.4 is ranked 79th. In terms of pace they are 110th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 28th. As a team they are 32nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 122nd in Division 1. Wichita State is 318th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 60th in the nation.
Cincinnati is 287th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 2nd in the nation. The Bearcats are 34th in the country in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 83.5 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 283rd in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 163rd. As a team they are 155th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 236th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati -6
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