DePaul Blue Demons face Wichita State Shockers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
DePaul Blue Demons vs Wichita State Shockers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Wichita State vs DePaul battle Tuesday at Moon Palace Resort as the Shockers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Moon Palace Resort).
The Shockers currently sports a 4-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Blue Demons are 2-1 and 2-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Shockers produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Blue Demons have gone 1-0 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Wichita State Shockers as 5.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 3-ranked Shockers and the No. 258-rated Blue Demons in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 85-81 win for the Blue Demons on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Demons rank No. 132 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.3 per game. That compares with Wichita State’s No. 109 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wichita State is college basketball's No. 232-ranked team at 5.2 per game, while the Blue Demons rate No. 95 with 7.3 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, DePaul owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Wichita State, on the other hand, rates No. 181 in scoring at home.
DePaul was a 98-67 winner in their most recent outing at home against Austin Peay. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. DePaul cruised to victory on Saturday, running Austin Peay out of the gym and running up a 98-67 score at Allstate Arena.
Wichita State was a 69-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Howard. Wichita State earned a 69-50 victory over Howard on Saturday, getting 11 points from Carl Hall at Charles Koch Arena.
DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Fairfield are 2-1
After a win are 4-6
Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tulsa are 5-5
After a win are 9-1
A few Blue Demons at Shockers trends to consider:
Wichita State is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games
DePaul home to Fairfield, Tuesday, November 27
Wichita State at Tulsa, Wednesday, November 28