Wichita State at East Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/11/2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Minges Coliseum to play the East Carolina Pirates on Thursday, January 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 22 point favorites.
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Wichita State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-2. They currently have a point differential of 16.3 as they are averaging 85.1 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. East Carolina has an overall mark of 7-8. They are averaging 65.7 points per contest and giving up 69.3, which is a point differential of -3.7.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 6-7 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 6-7 against the over/under this year
Important East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 3-5 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
01/10/18 G Conner Frankamp Illness is "?" Thursday vs East Carolina
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/13/17 G Seth LeDay Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Jeremy Sheppard Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Raquan Wilkins Suspension is out indefinitely
01/02/18 G Aaron Jackson Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/02/18 F Justin Whatley Hand is out indefinitely
Shaquille Morris averages 12.2 points per game in 21.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Landry Shamet averages 16.1 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Isaac Fleming averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 62%. B.J. Tyson averages 15.7 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they give up 10.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 20th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in college basketball. Wichita State averages 85.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 16.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 15th in D-1. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 260th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pirates surrender 69.3 points per contest, which ranks them 105th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 229th with 14.1 assists allowed per contest, and 272nd with 37.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pirates are 117th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game this season. East Carolina is 326th in Division 1 with 65.7 points per game this year. They are 280th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -3.7. They shoot 26% from 3-point range, which is good for 351st in the nation. They are 128th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 291st in assists per contest with 12.1. The Pirates are 46th in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Shockers are 14th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.7, and their defensive rating of 95.1 is ranked 61st. In terms of pace they are 99th in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 22nd. As a team they are 27th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. Wichita State is 286th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 31st in the nation.
East Carolina is 39th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 52nd in the nation. The Pirates are 333rd in the country in offensive rating with 93.5, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 126th. In terms of pace they are 226th in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 323rd. As a team they are 331st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 303rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/East Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina +22
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