Indiana State Sycamores vs Wichita State Shockers Odds
The Wichita State Shockers will try to cover the spread at Charles Koch Arena on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Indiana State Sycamores in NCAA basketball action.
Wichita State will face the 13-7 Sycamores, who own a 11-5-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Shockers are 8-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sycamores are 9-7 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Shockers as 12.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Shockers and the No. 89-rated Sycamores in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-68 win for the Shockers on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Sycamores is ranked No. 192 in NCAA hoops at 34.6 per game. Contrast that with Wichita State’s No. 33 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wichita State is the No. 147-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while Indiana State rates No. 243 at 5.5 per game.
Defensively, Indiana State features the nation's No. 101-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.9 points per game. Wichita State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 135 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 59-58 winner as they battled Northern Iowa at home. They earned a push in the match as a 1-point favorite. Jake Odum scored 16 points leading the Sycamores to a 59-58 victory over Northern Iowa at Hulman Center on Saturday.
In their last action, Wichita State was a 73-39 winner at home against Bradley. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. The Shockers blew out Bradley on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 73-39 win at Charles Koch Arena.
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Drake are 8-2
After playing Northern Iowa are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Northern Iowa are 7-3
After playing Bradley are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Sycamores at Shockers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Wichita State
Indiana State is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Indiana State is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Wichita State
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wichita State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Wichita State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Indiana State
Wichita State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Indiana State
Indiana State at Drake, Saturday, February 2
Wichita State at Northern Iowa, Saturday, February 2