Shockers gun for MVC championship
The Wichita State Shockers will put their undefeated record on the line once again on Sunday as they take on Indiana State in the title game of the Missouri Valley Tournament.
Wichita State went 2-0 both SU and ATS against Indiana State during the regular season, beating them 68-48 as an 11-point home favorite and 65-58 as a 4-point road favorite. Both of those games turned out to be UNDER results for totals bettors.
This season, the Shockers are 32-0 overall and 22-6-1 ATS, while the Sycamores are 23-9 and 12-18 ATS. As for the totals, Wichita State boasts a 15-14 on the OU, and Indiana State is 13-14-1.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Shockers rated this week at No. 2 and the Sycamores sitting at No. 213.
Indiana State was a 62-59 winner in its last match at home against Southern Illinois. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites. The Sycamores grabbed a 62-59 win over the Salukis on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Jake Odum at Scottrade Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sycamores rank No. 201 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.19 per game. That compares with Wichita State’s No. 21 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wichita State is college basketball's No. 89-ranked team at 6.82 per game, while the Sycamores rate No. 105 with 6.41 per game.