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NCAA hoops odds preview - Wichita State vs. Temple

Wichita State ShockersTemple Owls
Nov 20, 5:30 PM | Coliseo do Puerto Rico

Wichita State Shockers vs Temple Owls Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Temple and Wichita State on Sunday, with the host Owls trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Coliseo do Puerto Rico).

The Owls are 2-1 so far on the season, and 1-2 ATS vs. the number. The Shockers, meanwhile, are 2-1 and 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Temple go 2-1 and the Shockers go 1-1 on the totals.

View Wichita State vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Temple sat as 1-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 41-rated Owls and the No. 22-ranked Shockers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 78-73 result in favor of the Shockers.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Shockers is ranked No. 72 in NCAA hoops at 40.3 per game. Contrast that with Temple’s No. 231 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Temple is the No. 195-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Wichita State rates No. 31 at 8.7 per game.

Defensively, Wichita State features the nation's No. 123-rated defense on the road, allowing 64 points per game. Temple, meanwhile, comes in at No. 131 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Wichita State was a 70-60 loser on the road against Alabama. They failed to cover the 2.5–point spread as underdogs. Alabama got 26 points from Tony Mitchell en route to a 70-60 victory over Wichita State on Friday at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.

Last time out for Temple, they were an 85-77 loser as they battled Purdue at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Lewis Jackson went off for 26 points and added 1 rebound, leading Purdue over Temple, 85-77, on Friday at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing UAB are 1-0
After playing Alabama are 0-1
After a loss are 9-1

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Bowling Green are 2-0
After playing Purdue are 0-1
After a loss are 10-0

A few Shockers at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Temple's last 5 games
Temple is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
Temple is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Wichita State home to UAB, Friday, November 25
Temple at Bowling Green, Sunday, November 27