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Wichita State Shockers vs Missouri State Bears College Basketball Betting Preview

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Wichita State Shockers vs Missouri State Bears battle Saturday at JQH Arena as the Bears look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Wichita State Shockers in this one, their betting line was listed as -13.5-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Wichita State Shockers vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Missouri State Bears are 16-14 so far on the season, and 11-16 ATS vs the number. The Wichita State Shockers, meanwhile, are 26-4 and 15-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Missouri State go 19-8 and the Wichita State Shockers go 16-11 on betting totals.

This game puts the Missouri State Bears, most recently No. 129 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Wichita State Shockers, who rate No. 2 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Missouri State's No. 149-ranked scoring average of 73.43 PPG, against a Wichita State Shockers defense rated No. 15 and allowing 62.87 PPG. The Missouri State Bears FG% has averaged 44.48% to date this season, less than the Wichita State Shockers shooters have managed so far (47.89% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Shockers blew out Evansville on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 109-83 win at Charles Koch Arena.

Dequon Miller scored 26 points for Missouri State on Wednesday, but the Braves managed a 77-68 victory over the Bears at Carver Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Wichita State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Wichita State's last 10 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Missouri State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Missouri State's last 17 games
  • Missouri State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home