Wichita State Shockers vs. BYU Cougars Pick, Odds, Prediction 11/26/13
BYU Cougars (5-1) at Wichita State Shockers (6-0)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 10:00 pm (Charles Koch Arena)
The Line: Wichita State Shockers -4 -- Over/Under: 170.5 See the Latest Odds
The Wichita State Shockers and the BYU Cougars face off on Tuesday in Kansas City in college basketball action.
The Wichita State Shockers are off to a 5-0 start tot their season including a trouncing of DePaul on Monday. WSU started slow on Monday but once they got rolling they were impossible to stop and DePaul never had a chance. Cleanthony Early leads the shockers averaging 14.8 and 7.3 rebounds and he also provides leadership. Ron Baker is averaging 14 points, Fred Van Vleet is averaging 13.2 points and 5.8 assists, and Tekele Cotton is averaging 11 points and 4.0 rebounds. Wichita State is averaging 81.7 points and they are shooting 49.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.7 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Wichita State is ranked 12th in the nation and a win here and they probably move up the rankings.
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The BYU Cougars are one of the higher-powered offenses in the nation and they are coming off of a win over Texas on Monday. BYU had trouble getting past the Horns as they game was tight all of the way with several lead changes. Tyler Haws leads BYU averaging 26 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Matt Carlino is averaging 18.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 5.5 assists, Eric Mike is averaging 13.7 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Kyle Collinsworth is averaging 12.8 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 5.7 assists. BYU is averaging 93.2 points per game and they are shooting 48 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 80.5 points and their opponents shoot 41.4 percent. BYU is strong on the offensive boards but not so much so defensively.
Wichita State is 6-0 against the spread in their last six neutral site games, 8-1-1 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 7-1-1 against the spread following a win. BYU is 3-1-1 against the spread against the MVC, 18-37 against the spread in their last 55 neutral site games, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games.
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