Wichita State at Indiana NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/26/2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the NIT. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 5.5 point favorites.
Wichita State heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 70.6 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Indiana has an overall record of 19-15. They are averaging 71.8 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 20-14-1 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 13-16-1 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 16-18-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out for season
03/25/19 G Romeo Langford Back is questionable Tuesday vs Wichita State
Markis McDuffie comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 11.9 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Devonte Green averages 9.2 points per game while playing 24.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Juwan Morgan averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 234th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 323rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 324th in the nation. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 48th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 261st with 12.0 per game. The Shockers allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 64th and 113th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 191st and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 54th place in Division 1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 102nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 196th in the country with 71.8 points per game this year. They are 74th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 316th in the nation. They are 125th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 172nd in assists per contest with 13.4. The Hoosiers are 222nd in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Hoosiers surrender 67.7 points per contest, which ranks them 70th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 215th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 192nd with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 139th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game.
The Shockers have an offensive rating of 101.9, which is ranked 222nd. They are 189th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 325th. As a unit they are 320th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 165th in D-1. Wichita State is 286th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 201st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 166th. They are 229th in D-1 in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 154th. As a unit they are 194th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana -5.5
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