Temple at Wichita State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Charles Koch Arena
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The Temple Owls head to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 1 point favorites.
Temple comes into this game with an overall record of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 68.5 per contest. Wichita State has an overall mark of 7-6. They are averaging 70.4 points per contest and giving up 70.8, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-7-2 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 5-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 6-7-0 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 5-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Shizz Alston Jr. comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 91%. Quinton Rose averages 16.4 points per contest in 33.8 minutes per game. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Markis McDuffie scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple averages 73.8 points per contest, which is 192nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 211th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 292nd in the nation. They average 34.4 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 272nd and 86th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 327th with 11.1 per game. The Owls allow 68.5 points per contest, which is 104th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 279th and 293rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 148th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 99th place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 289th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 272nd in the nation with 70.4 points per contest this season. They are 319th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 301st in the NCAA. They are 112th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 180th in assists per game with 13.8. The Shockers are 186th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Shockers give up 70.8 points per game, which ranks them 174th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 189th and 122nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 95th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 191st with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Shockers are 163rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year.
The Owls are 167th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.9. In terms of pace they are 236th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 233rd. As a team they are 244th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 193rd in Division 1. Temple is 327th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Wichita State is 224th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Shockers are 272nd in the country in offensive rating with 99.2. In terms of pace they are 167th in Division 1 with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 317th. As a team they are 325th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 161st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Temple +1
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