Wichita State Shockers vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, 2/26/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wichita State Shockers vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023
Location: Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, LA
The Wichita State Shockers (14-13) are on their way to Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse on Sunday where they will meet the Tulane Green Wave (17-8).
The Wichita State Shockers played Memphis and went home with a loss by a final score of 83-78 in their last contest. Wichita State ended the contest having earned a 47.8% FG percentage (32 out of 67) and buried 6 out of their 27 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Shockers made 8 of their 12 attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. In relation to rebounding, they earned 27 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 17 assists for the game while forcing 14 turnovers and getting 12 steals. Regarding the defense, Wichita State let their opponent shoot 54.7% from the field on 29 of 53 shooting. Memphis dished out 15 assists and had 2 steals for the game. Moreover, Memphis totaled 29 boards (6 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't have a block. Memphis shot 72.7% at the charity stripe by burying 16 of their 22 tries. They also made 9 of 19 attempts from distance. In relation to personal fouls, the Shockers finished with 17 while Memphis recorded 15 personal fouls.
James Rojas is someone who was important in this game. He walked away from this one shooting 87.5% from the floor and also distributed 1 assist. He played 25 mins played and also snagged 6 rebounds. He accumulated 19 points on 7 out of 8 shooting.
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Wichita State will enter this contest with a record of 14-13 for the year. They turn the ball over 12.3 times per contest and as a unit they commit 15.0 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Wichita State is collecting 36.6 rebounds per game and has accounted for 337 dimes this year, which ranks 292nd in college basketball in terms of passing. The Shockers are shooting 29.4% on shots beyond the perimeter (174 of 592) and 71.9% from the free throw line. They have an average of 70.3 points per outing (216th in Division 1) while hitting 44.0% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Shockers are able to force 11.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 15.3 fouls. They are giving up 32.9% on shots from distance while they are 124th in college basketball in PPG allowed (68.1). The Shockers defense is allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 40.3% (661 of 1,639) and they concede 35.0 boards per game as a team. They are ranked 198th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 368 relinquished so far this year.
When they last played, the Tulane Green Wave took a loss by a final score of 89-59 when they faced Houston. In relation to rebounding, Tulane permitted Houston to get 45 in total (18 offensive). They shot 31.3% from three-point range by going 10 out of 32 and walked away from this one shooting 17 of 22 from the free throw line (77.3%). The Green Wave permitted Houston to make 31 of 66 attempts from the field which left them shooting 47.0% in this contest. When this game wrapped up, the Green Wave walked away from this one shooting 19 for 50 from the floor which had them shooting 38.0%. Regarding shooting from downtown, Tulane converted 7 out of their 22 attempts (31.8%). They were able to make 14 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 66.7%. Houston earned 19 fouls in this matchup which got the Green Wave to the charity stripe for a total of 21 attempts. They turned it over 19 times, while earning 4 steals in this game. The Green Wave were able to collect 16 defensive boards and 6 offensive boards for a total of 22 for the game.
Jalen Cook was important for the Green Wave for the contest. He racked up 23 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 3 dimes for the matchup. He made 8 of 18 in this game for a field goal rate of 44.4%, and added 5 rebounds.
Tulane has a win-loss mark of 17-8 this year. As an offense, the Green Wave are hitting on 46.7% from the floor, which is ranked 67th in Division 1. Tulane has scored 2,034 points on the year (81.4 per contest) and they grab 33.0 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 15.7 times per contest (29th in college basketball) and they turn it over 11.2 times per contest. The Green Wave are committing 16.0 fouls per game and they shoot 79.3% from the charity stripe.
The Green Wave on the defensive end are ranked 328th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 75.8. They are forcing 15.2 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.0% from the field (136th in college basketball). The Tulane defense gives up 35.3% on shots from distance (239 of 677) and their opposition knocks down 68.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 16.9 assists and 39.4 total boards per game, which is ranked 356th and 361st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Tulane and under the total points
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