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Davidson Wildcats host Wichita State Shockers in college basketball action

Wichita State ShockersDavidson Wildcats
Feb 18, 12:00 PM | Belk Arena

Wichita State Shockers vs Davidson Wildcats Odds


Davidson looks to cover the Wildcats-Shockers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 20-6 mark when they host Wichita State in college basketball action.

The Wildcats currently sports a 20-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-11 ATS. The Shockers are 23-4 and 12-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wildcats produce a 15-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Shockers have gone 15-9 against the number.

View Wichita State vs Davidson Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Wildcats as 3-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wildcats at No. 65 and the Shockers at No. 6 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 87-83 result in favor of the Shockers.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Davidson's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 78.8 PPG, against a Shockers defense that ranks No. 73 at 62.9 PPG. The Wildcats field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, less than the Shockers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.7% per game.

Defensively, Wichita State features the nation's No. 136-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.7 points per game. Davidson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Wichita State was a 73-58 winner at home against Missouri State. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. Missouri State was victimized for 21 points and 10 rebounds by Garrett Stutz as the Shockers bested the Bears 73-58 in college basketball action on Wednesday.

In their last action, Davidson was an 81-54 winner at home against Samford. They covered the 17.5-point spread as favorites. Davidson cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Samford out of the gym and running up an 81-54 score at Belk Arena.

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Illinois State are 7-3
After playing Missouri State are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Elon are 9-1
After playing Samford are 3-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Shockers at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games on the road
Wichita State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Davidson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Davidson is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Davidson's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Davidson's last 6 games

Next up:
Wichita State at Illinois State, Wednesday, February 22
Davidson home to Elon, Thursday, February 23