Wichita State vs. Indiana State - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana State Sycamores (12-12) at Wichita State Shockers (21-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Charles Koch Arena)
The Line: Wichita State Shockers -17.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wichita State Shockers and the Indiana State Sycamores face off on Wednesday at Charles Koch Arena in Missouri Valley Conference college basketball.
The Wichita State Shockers are 21-3 this season and ranked 13th in the nation. Wichita State is averaging 70.3 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 55.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.2 percent. Ron Baker leads the Shockers averaging 15.9 points per game. Darius Carter is averaging 11.7 points and 5.4 rebounds, Fred VanVleet is averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 assists, and Tekele Cotton is averaging 9.4 points. Wichita State is 12-0 at home and 11-1 in the MVC.
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The Indiana State Sycamores are 12-12 this season and they have won three of their last five games. ISU is averaging 67.8 points and they are shooting 43.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.6 percent. Devonte Brown leads the Sycamores averaging 13.2 points per game. Brenton Scott is averaging 11.9 points, Khristian Smith is averaging 9.8 points, and Justin Gant is averaging 9.6 points. Indiana State is 4-5 on the road and 8-4 in the MVC.
Wichita State is 14-6 against the spread against the MVC, 41-18-1 against the spread in their last 60 games, and 10-4 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Indiana State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games against a team with a winning home record, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 4-12 against the spread following a win. The favorite has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
I look for Wichita State to put the hammer down and get the win here as well as the cover.