NCAA hoops odds preview - Drake vs. Wichita State
|Drake Bulldogs||Wichita State Shockers|
|14-13||February 22, 2014, 08:00 | Charles Koch Arena||28-0|
The Wichita State Shockers will hit the floor running against the visiting Drake Bulldogs Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
This season, the Shockers are 28-0 overall and 18-6-1 ATS, while the Bulldogs are 14-13 and 13-12 ATS. As for the totals, Wichita State boasts a 13-12 on the OU, and Drake is 12-11.
View Drake Bulldogs vs Wichita State Shockers Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Shockers as -18.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 259-rated Drake taking on the No. 5-rated Shockers in this contest.
Drake was a 70-67 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Iowa. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. Richard Carter scored 19 points leading the Bulldogs to a 70-67 victory over Northern Iowa at Knapp Center on Tuesday.
Wichita State won its last outing, an 88-74 result against Loyola of Chicago on February 19. They covered in that game as a 12.5-point favorite. Wichita State got 22 points from Fred VanVleet en route to an 88-74 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Wednesday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 200 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.37 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. 104-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 29 with 7.96 per game.
A few Bulldogs at Shockers trends to consider:
Drake is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drake's last 6 games
Drake is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Drake is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Wichita State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wichita State's last 6 games
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Drake at Evansville, Tuesday, February 25th
Wichita State at Bradley, Tuesday, February 25th