Wichita State vs South Florida Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/21/2020
Game: Wichita State Shockers vs South Florida Bulls
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: South Florida +5
The Wichita State Shockers head to Yuengling Center to take on the South Florida Bulls on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The opening line for this game has Wichita State as 5 point favorites.
Wichita State comes into this game with an overall record of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.9 as they are averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 64.0 per contest. South Florida has an overall mark of 8-10. They are averaging 63.8 points per contest and giving up 62.3, which is a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 8-9-1 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 10-8-0 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 6-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/19 F Mayan Kiir Left Team is out for season
11/05/19 F Alexis Yetna Knee is out for season
Erik Stevenson comes into this game averaging 12.9 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Jamarius Burton averages 11.2 points per contest in 27.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 58%.
David Collins scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Laquincy Rideau averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State averages 74.9 points per contest, which is 99th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 308th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 203rd in the nation. They average 39.9 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 34th and 89th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 236th with 12.8 per game. The Shockers allow 64.0 points per contest, which is 63rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 32nd and 61st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 212th, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 25th place in the country. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 325th in the nation with 63.8 points per contest this season. They are 287th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 1.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 229th in the NCAA. They are 293rd in D-1 in rebounding with 33.4 boards per contest and 330th in assists per game with 10.4. The Bulls are 62nd in turnovers per contest with 14.9. The Bulls give up 62.3 points per game, which ranks them 42nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 301st and 307th in those defensive statistics. They rank 126th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 30.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 330th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest this year.
The Shockers have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 166th. They are 63rd in college basketball in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 299th. As a unit they are 288th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 203rd in D-1. Wichita State is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 42nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 95.4, which is ranked 294th. They are 320th in D-1 in pace with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 278th. As a unit they are 311th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 157th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wichita State -5
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