SMU vs. Wichita State - 3/1/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

SMU vs. Wichita State - 3/1/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Peter G. Aiken

Wichita State Shockers (21-7) at Southern Methodist Mustangs (19-8)

College Basketball: Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Moody Coliseum)

The Line: Southern Methodist Mustangs -1 -- Over/Under: 139 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Wichita State Shockers and SMU Mustangs meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Moody Coliseum.

The Wichita State Shockers need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Wichita State Shockers are averaging 72.2 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 63.9 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Erik Stevenson is averaging 11.6 points and 4.9 rebounds while Jaime Echenique is averaging 11.4 points and seven rebounds. Jamarius Burton is the third double-digit scorer and Tyson Etienne is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Wichita State Shockers are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Wichita State Shockers are allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Wichita State Shockers have lost four of their last six road games.

The SMU Mustangs need a win after splitting their last eight games. The SMU Mustangs are averaging 74.4 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Kendric Davis is averaging 15 points and 4.4 rebounds while Tyson Jolly is averaging 14.8 points and 2.4 assists. Isiaha Mike is the third double-digit scorer and Feron Hunt is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The SMU Mustangs are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The SMU Mustangs are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The SMU Mustangs have won nine straight home games.

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The underdog is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

The Wichita State Shockers are the team playing the better basketball as of late, but they've lost four of their last six road games, and they shoot just 37.4 percent from the field and 26 percent from three on the road overall. The SMU Mustangs have won nine straight at home where they win by an average of 12.1 points while shooting 48.5 percent from the field and 36 percent from deep. The SMU Mustangs are 9-6-1 against the spread at home as well. Give me SMU in this AAC toss up.

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Randy’s Pick Southern Methodist Mustangs -1

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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