Wichita State vs. Cincinnati - 3/4/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Bearcats (26-4) at Wichita State Shockers (24-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm (Charles Koch Arena)
The Line: Wichita State Shockers PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
In College basketball action on Sunday, the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Wichita State Shockers will be meeting up for an exciting game at Charles Koch Arena.
Cincinnati comes into this one with a 26-4 record overall. The Bearcats have won their last three games, including Thursday’s versus Tulane. In that one, Cincinnati’s lead scorer was forward Kyle Washington with 16 points.
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Heading up the Bearcats scoring this season is Jacob Evans with 13.3 PPG, while Gary Clark has 12.8 PPG. Also in double-figures for Cincinnati this year are Washington (11.2 PPG) and Jaron Cumberland (11.1 PPG).
Over on the Wichita State side, they’re sitting at 24-5 on the season. The Shockers have won their last seven straight games, and took out UCF in OT on Thursday. In that game, Wichita State center Shaquille Morris had 19 points.
Landry Shamet is the lead scorer for the Shockers this year with 14.5 PPG, while Morris is close behind on 14.2 PPG. Also in double-figures for the Shockers are Darral Willis (10.7 PPG) and conner Frankamp (10.4 PPG).
The Bearcats are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 versus a team with a winning straight-up record and 19-41 ATS in the last 60 Sunday games. The over is 4-0 in Cincinnati’s last four Sunday games and the under is 38-12-1 in their last 51 road games.
Meanwhile, the Shockers are 20-5-1 ATS in the last 26 Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last five following a straight-up win. Wichita State is also 1-4 ATS in their last five overall and 1-4 ATS in their last five versus the AAC.
The Bearcats have been scoring pretty well over their last four games, with at least 72 in each. That 72 came once, in Cincinnati’s 76-72 loss at home to the Shockers on February 18. Wichita State hasn’t been blowing people out lately, so I think the Bearcats can hang around here and cover in what should be a great game.