Tulsa at Wichita State NCAA Basketball Tips 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Charles Koch Arena
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travel to Charles Koch Arena to play the Wichita State Shockers on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Wichita State as 3.5 point favorites.
Tulsa comes into this game with an overall record of 13-9. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 71.4 points per game while giving up 70.8 per contest. Wichita State has an overall record of 9-11. They are averaging 69.1 points per game and surrendering 71.8, good for a point differential of -2.7.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 11-11-0 against the over/under
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 8-11-1 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 9-11-0 against the over/under
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Martins Igbanu averages 11.8 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. DaQuan Jeffries comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Markis McDuffie averages 18.5 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Hurricane allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 164th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 54th and 111th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 311th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 203rd place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in the nation. Tulsa averages 71.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 235th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 164th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 127th in D-1. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 263rd and 198th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 238th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers surrender 71.8 points per contest, which ranks them 186th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 202nd and 200th in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.7 assists allowed per contest, and 202nd with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Shockers are 126th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game. Wichita State is 280th in the country with 69.1 points per game this year. They are 316th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 312th in the nation. They are 137th in the country in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game and 210th in assists per contest with 13.2. The Shockers are 177th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Golden Hurricane are 223rd in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 206th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 212th in Division 1. Tulsa is 167th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wichita State is 203rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Shockers are 283rd in the country in offensive rating with 99.1. In terms of pace they are 222nd in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 323rd. As a team they are 329th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 211th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wichita State -3.5
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