Wichita State at East Carolina Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
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The Wichita State Shockers head to Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum to take on the East Carolina Pirates on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 6 point favorites.
Wichita State comes into this game with an overall record of 10-11. They currently have a point differential of -2.0 as they are averaging 69.6 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. East Carolina has an overall mark of 9-12. They are averaging 67.4 points per contest and giving up 71.8, which is a point differential of -4.4.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 9-11-1 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 10-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 10-10-1 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Markis McDuffie comes into this game averaging 18.9 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 12.3 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jayden Gardner scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Seth LeDay averages 11.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State averages 69.6 points per contest, which is 268th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 316th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 317th in the nation. They average 36.3 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 145th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 191st with 13.1 per game. The Shockers allow 71.6 points per contest, which is 185th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 222nd and 204th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 177th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 70th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 143rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina is 304th in the nation with 67.4 points per contest this season. They are 292nd in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -4.4. They shoot 26% from beyond the arc, which is good for 351st in the NCAA. They are 133rd in D-1 in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 269th in assists per game with 12.3. The Pirates are 69th in turnovers per contest with 14.7. The Pirates give up 71.8 points per game, which ranks them 190th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 152nd and 47th in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 257th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Pirates are 211th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The Shockers have an offensive rating of 99.8, which is ranked 272nd. They are 217th in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 321st. As a unit they are 327th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 189th in D-1. Wichita State is 213th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
East Carolina is 73rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 94.1, which is ranked 325th. They are 114th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 334th. As a unit they are 332nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 330th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/East Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wichita State -6
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