Wichita State at South Florida NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/22/2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Wichita State Shockers travel to Yuengling Center to play the South Florida Bulls on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has South Florida as 2 point favorites.
Wichita State heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-9. They currently have a point differential of -1.3 as they are averaging 70.4 points per contest while giving up 71.6 per game. South Florida has an overall mark of 12-6. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 66.6, which is a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Wichita State Shockers are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 13-5-0 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Markis McDuffie comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Samajae Haynes-Jones averages 13.0 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
David Collins averages 14.8 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Laquincy Rideau averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State averages 70.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 259th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 298th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 304th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 131st and 195th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 154th with 13.6 per game. The Shockers allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 188th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 207th and 143rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 71st place in Division 1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 125th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 178th in the country with 73.9 points per game this year. They are 220th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 256th in the nation. They are 47th in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game, and 172nd in assists per contest with 13.8. The Bulls are 10th in turnovers per game with 16.9. The Bulls surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 59th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 81st and 68th in those defensive statistics. They rank 131st with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 36th with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 341st in country in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per game.
The Shockers have an offensive rating of 100.3, which is ranked 262nd. They are 209th in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 301st. As a unit they are 308th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 166th in D-1. Wichita State is 176th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 28th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 242nd. They are 120th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 246th. As a unit they are 253rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 250th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take South Florida -2
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