Tulsa vs Wichita State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/8/2020
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Wichita State Shockers
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Location: Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Wichita State -7
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday, March 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 7 point favorites.
Tulsa comes into this game with an overall record of 21-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 68.2 points per game while giving up 63.0 per contest. Wichita State has an overall record of 22-8. They are averaging 71.6 points per game and surrendering 64.0, good for a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 18-12-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-22-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 13-15-2 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 14-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
03/07/20 C Emmanuel Ugboh Foot is questionable Sunday vs Wichita State
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
03/07/20 G Noah Fernandes Foot is questionable Sunday vs Tulsa
Brandon Rachal averages 12.4 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Martins Igbanu comes into this game averaging 13.4 points per contest while playing 26.5 minutes per night. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Erik Stevenson averages 10.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Jaime Echenique scores 11.3 points per contest while playing 23.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Hurricane allow 63.0 points per contest which is 27th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 137th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 120th place in D-1. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in Division 1. Tulsa averages 68.2 points per contest, which is 265th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 140th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 212th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 148th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Shockers give up 64.0 points per game, which ranks them 35th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 168th with 34.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Shockers are 262nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest. Wichita State is 156th in the country with 71.6 points per contest this season. They are 326th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 219th in the country. They are 27th in the nation in rebounding with 39.4 boards per contest and 91st in assists per game with 14.2. The Shockers are 216th in turnovers per contest with 12.7.
The Golden Hurricane are 204th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.3. In terms of pace they are 290th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 186th. As a team they are 148th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 256th in Division 1. Tulsa is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wichita State is 271st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Shockers are 199th in the country in offensive rating with 100.6. In terms of pace they are 109th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 312th. As a team they are 307th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tulsa +7 and over 125 total points
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