Wichita State at Cincinnati NCAA Basketball Tips 2/17/2019
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Fifth Third Arena
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Sunday, February 17, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 12.5 point favorites.
Wichita State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 69.7 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 20-4. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 61.8, good for a point differential of 12.3.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 11-11-1 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 10-13-0 against the over/under
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 12-12-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 12-12-0 against the over/under
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
02/16/19 F Eliel Nsoseme Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Wichita State
Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 12.6 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Markis McDuffie comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Keith Williams averages 10.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Jarron Cumberland averages 19.0 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 146th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 173rd and 202nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 157th, and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 57th place in the NCAA. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in the nation. Wichita State averages 69.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 269th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 311th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 316th in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 116th and 212th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 219th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats surrender 61.8 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 49th and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 62nd with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 8th with 29.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 246th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game. Cincinnati is 144th in the country with 74.1 points per game this year. They are 165th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 12.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 139th in the nation. They are 170th in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 116th in assists per contest with 14.3. The Bearcats are 334th in turnovers per game with 10.4.
The Shockers have an offensive rating of 100.4, which is ranked 258th. They are 220th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 316th. As a unit they are 320th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 200th in D-1. Wichita State is 246th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 335th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 112.4, which is ranked 31st. They are 338th in D-1 in pace with 65.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 190th. As a unit they are 182nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 299th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati -12.5
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