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Wichita State Shockers vs Indiana State Sycamores Betting Matchup Report

Indiana State SycamoresWichita State Shockers
March 2, 1:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Indiana State Sycamores vs Wichita State Shockers Odds

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The visiting Sycamores hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at Scottrade Center against the Wichita State Shockers.

This game is part of the Missouri Valley Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. Scottrade Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

The Sycamores will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 14-16 ATS against the number this season, while the Shockers are 15-12 ATS. Indiana State is 15-15 on the totals; Wichita State is 17-10.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Shockers sit at No. 5 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sycamores sit at No. 263 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Shockers will win this game 83-68.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wichita State's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 78.3 PPG, against a Sycamores defense that ranks No. 109 at 64.6 PPG. The Shockers field goal percentage has averaged 49% so far, more than the Sycamores marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Indiana State owns the country's No. 154-rated mark, allowing 68.9 points per game on the highway. Wichita State, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Indiana State was a 66-51 winner at home against Southern Illinois. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. The Sycamores grabbed a 66-51 win over the Salukis on Thursday, behind a 17-point effort from Jake Odum at Scottrade Center.

In their last action, Wichita State was an 81-58 winner at home against Drake. They covered the 16-point spread as favorites. Wichita State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Drake out of the gym and running up an 81-58 score at Charles Koch Arena.

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