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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Wichita State Shockers Over Missouri State Bears

Wichita State looks to cover the Shockers-Bears pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 21-4 mark when they host Missouri State in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Wichita State sat as -18-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Missouri State Bears vs Wichita State Shockers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wichita State Shockers sit at 21-4 (11-10-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Missouri State Bears are currently 15-10 (9-13 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Wichita State is 13-9 OU, and Missouri State is 16-6 OU.

This game puts the Wichita State Shockers, most recently No. 3 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Missouri State Bears, who rate No. 70 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Wichita State's No. 24-ranked scoring average of 81.72 PPG, against a Missouri State Bears defense rated No. 57 and allowing 67.88 PPG. The Wichita State Shockers FG% has averaged 47.35% to date this season, more than the Missouri State Bears shooters have managed so far (44.98% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri State got 16 points from Jarred Dixon but lost anyway, 74-66, to Evansville on Saturday at Ford Center.

Wichita State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Illinois State out of the gym and running up a 86-45 score at Charles Koch Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Missouri State's last 7 games
  • Missouri State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 5-9-1 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Wichita State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Wichita State's last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State home to Northern Iowa, Sunday, February 12th
Wichita State at Loyola-Chicago, Sunday, February 12th