South Florida vs Wichita State Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/20/2020
Game: South Florida Bulls vs Wichita State Shockers
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Location: Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Wichita State -10
The South Florida Bulls head to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 10 point favorites.
South Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-14. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 62.1 points per contest while giving up 61.4 per game. Wichita State has an overall mark of 19-6. They are averaging 72.8 points per contest and giving up 64.0, which is a point differential of 8.9.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 14-11-0 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 7-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 11-13-1 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/19 F Alexis Yetna Knee is out for season
11/05/19 F Mayan Kiir Left Team is out for season
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
David Collins comes into this game averaging 14.0 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 66%. Laquincy Rideau averages 12.6 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 53%.
Erik Stevenson scores 11.9 points per contest while playing 25.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Jaime Echenique averages 10.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.4 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 62.1 points per contest, which is 336th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 313th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 299th in the nation. They average 33.4 boards per contest and 9.8 assists per game, which ranks them 282nd and 343rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 51st with 14.9 per game. The Bulls allow 61.4 points per contest, which is 13th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 241st and 205th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 72nd place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State is 128th in the nation with 72.8 points per contest this season. They are 309th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 8.9. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 221st in the NCAA. They are 27th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 81st in assists per game with 14.4. The Shockers are 213th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Shockers give up 64.0 points per game, which ranks them 42nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 9.9 dimes allowed per game and 156th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Shockers are 282nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 318th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.5. In terms of pace they are 332nd in the country with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 304th. As a team they are 311th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 133rd in Division 1. South Florida is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wichita State is 274th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Shockers are 175th in the country in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 98th in Division 1 with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 300th. As a team they are 297th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 155th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Wichita State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Florida +10
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