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Wichita State Shockers take on Bears in NCAA Basketball Betting

College basketball betting interest will be high on Wednesday when the Shockers of Wichita State hit the hard court against the Bears of Missouri State.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Missouri State Bears betting line as 12.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Wichita State Shockers vs Missouri State Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wichita State Shockers will look to cover the spread vs the Missouri State Bears on Wednesday, as the Shockers are 6-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bears are 7-8 ATS. Wichita State is 6-7 against the total, while Missouri State is 8-7 versus the total betting line.

The Bears - Shockers odds would favor the Shockers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Missouri State is rated No. 244 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wichita State is at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Missouri State has the nation's No. 235-rated offensive output, at 66.25 PPG. The visiting Wichita State Shockers defense ranks No. 19 allowing on average 62.87 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Missouri State Shockers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.12% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Shockers blew out Southern Illinois on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 83-58 win at SIU Arena.

The Bears got 16 points from Dequon Miller as Missouri State ran past Loyola of Chicago 56-54 on Saturday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.

Betting Trends
  • Wichita State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wichita State's last 6 games
  • Wichita State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Missouri State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Missouri State's last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Wichita State

Next Betting Matchups

Wichita State home to Indiana State, Sunday, January 17th
Missouri State at Bradley, Saturday, January 16th