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Indiana State Sycamores visit Wichita State Shockers in NCAAB hoops battle

Indiana State SycamoresWichita State Shockers
March 5, 5:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Indiana State Sycamores vs Wichita State Shockers Odds

18-13TEAM RECORD24-7

Indiana State pays a visit to Wichita State on Saturday, hoping to send the Shockers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Scottrade Center.

This game is part of the Missouri Valley Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Scottrade Center.

The Shockers sit at 24-7 (12-11 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Sycamores are currently 18-13 (13-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Wichita State is 11-11 OU, and Indiana State is 13-10 OU.

View Indiana State vs Wichita State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Shockers at No. 25 and the Sycamores at No. 115 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 77-69 result in favor of the Shockers.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wichita State's No. 60-rated squad against Indiana State's No. 171-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wichita State rates No. 95 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 93 nationally with 7 per match.

Defensively, Indiana State features the nation's No. 200-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.5 points per game. Wichita State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 129 nationally in scoring at home.

Indiana State was a 52-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Evansville. They failed to cover the 4–point spread as favorites. The Sycamores grabbed a 52-50 win over the Purple Aces on Friday, behind a 13-point effort from Jake Odum at Scottrade Center.

Wichita State won its last outing, a 70-56 result against Bradley on March 4. They covered in that game as a 12.5-point favorite. Wichita State got 16 points from Garrett Stutz en route to a 70-56 victory over Bradley on Friday at Scottrade Center.

Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Evansville are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Bradley are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Sycamores at Shockers trends to consider:
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Indiana State
Wichita State is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games

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