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Missouri State Bears Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State looks to cover the Shockers-Bears pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 19-7 mark when they host Missouri State in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Missouri State Bears were listed as 21.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Missouri State Bears vs Wichita State Shockers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wichita State Shockers bring a 19-7 record (15-9 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-15 Bears, who are 11-13-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Wichita State go 11-13 so far and the Missouri State Bears go 16-9.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-ranked Wichita State Shockers and the No. 213-rated Missouri State Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Wichita State's No. 150 nationally ranked offense (72.77 points per game) against a Missouri State Bears defense that sits as the No. 161 at 72.46 PPG. The Wichita State Shockers have been averaging 43.11% from the field, more than the Bears have managed so far this season (41.58% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears got a 30-point performance from Camyn Boone, who added 30 rebounds, as Missouri State ran past Indiana State 89-85 on Saturday at JQH Arena.

The Shockers blew out New Mexico State on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 71-43 win at Charles Koch Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri State is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 5 games
  • Missouri State is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • Wichita State is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Wichita State is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games
  • Wichita State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State home to Loyola of Chicago, Sunday, February 21st
Wichita State at Indiana State, Sunday, February 21st