Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Wichita State Shockers Prediction, 2/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Wichita State Shockers
Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, KS
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (7-12) are on their way to Charles Koch Arena on Tuesday where they will meet the Wichita State Shockers (10-8).
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane faced South Florida and notched a win by a score of 76-45 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the Golden Hurricane finished with 14 while South Florida totaled 20 personal fouls. They converted 3 of 18 shots from beyond the perimeter. South Florida finished the game shooting 58.8% from the free throw line by burying 10 of their 17 shots. Furthermore, South Florida pulled down 34 boards (7 offensive, 27 defensive), but didn't have a block. South Florida recorded 6 dimes and had 5 steals in this game. When talking about defense, Tulsa allowed 30.2% from the field on 16 out of 53 shooting. They also dished out 13 dimes for this game while forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and getting 8 steals. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they collected 32 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Golden Hurricane made 12 of their 21 shots for a percentage of 57.1%. Tulsa walked away from the contest with a 46.7% FG percentage (28 out of 60) and made 8 of their 23 3-point shots.
Jeriah Horne is a player who played a role in the game. He notched 23 points on 8 of 12 shooting. He saw the court for 34 mins played and also snagged 6 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the floor and also recorded 1 assist.
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Tulsa heads into this contest with a record of 7-12 this year. They turn it over 12.1 times per contest and as a squad they commit 16.1 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Tulsa is grabbing 31.6 boards per contest and has totaled 228 assists for the season, which has them ranked 282nd in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Golden Hurricane are hitting 35.2% on three-point shots (135 of 383) and 75.0% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 69.0 pts per contest (245th in Division 1) on 43.7% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Golden Hurricane have forced 15.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.6 fouls. They relinquish 38.3% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 204th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (69.8). The Golden Hurricane defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 45.5% (468 of 1,029) and they relinquish 34.4 rebounds per contest as a unit. They rank 196th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 253 conceded for the season.
In their last game, the Wichita State Shockers took a loss by a final score of 67-66 when they played Tulane. The Shockers were able to collect 27 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 34 in this contest. They also turned it over 17 times, while getting 6 steals for this contest. Tulane had 8 personal fouls for the game which took the Shockers to the free throw line for a total of 3 tries. They were able to knock down 2 of the free throw tries for a rate of 66.7%. With regard to shooting from downtown, Wichita State knocked down 12 of 32 attempts (37.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Shockers finished shooting 26 for 57 from the field which gave them a percentage of 45.6%. The Shockers allowed Tulane to bury 23 of 59 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 39.0% in this matchup. They finished the game shooting 36.8% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 7 out of 19 and walked away from this one shooting 14 of 22 at the free throw line (63.6%). In regard to rebounding, Wichita State permitted Tulane to collect 30 in total (8 offensive).
Craig Porter ended up being a factor for the Shockers for this game. He earned 15 points in his 33 mins on the hardwood and totaled 4 dimes for this game. He knocked down 6 of 10 in this contest for a field goal rate of 60.0%, and totaled 5 rebounds.
Wichita State has a mark of 10-8 so far this year. As an offense, the Shockers are shooting 40.2% from the floor, which ranks them 334th in the nation. Wichita State has accounted for 1,232 pts on the year (68.4 per contest) and they snag 36.9 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 12.2 times per contest (253rd in college basketball) and they turn it over 13.5 times per contest. The Shockers are responsible for committing 16.1 fouls per game and they go 74.3% from the free throw line.
The Shockers defensively are ranked 78th in college basketball in points allowed per game with 65.2. They are able to force 14.4 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 41.0% from the field (79th in the country). The Wichita State defense gives up 30.5% on 3-point shots (114 of 374) and opponents are converting on 70.5% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 12.1 dimes and 34.7 rebounds per game, which is 140th and 174th in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Wichita State
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