Tulsa vs Wichita State Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/5/23
Wichita State Shockers (11-11) vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane (5-16)
February 5, 2023 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Tulsa Golden Hurricane +5.5 / Wichita State Shockers -5.5; Over/Under: +138
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The Wichita State Shockers and Tulsa Golden Hurricane meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Wichita State Shockers Betting Preview
The Wichita State Shockers are averaging 68 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 66.1 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Jaykwon Walton is averaging 13.9 points and 5.6 rebounds, while Craig Porter Jr. is averaging 12.2 points and 6 rebounds. Jaron Pierre Jr. is grabbing 3 rebounds and James Rojas is dishing 1.2 assists. The Wichita State Shockers are shooting 29.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The Wichita State Shockers are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Preview
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are averaging 68.6 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 76.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Sam Griffin is averaging 15.7 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Bryant Selebangue is averaging 12.7 points and 0.9 assists. Brandon Betson is dishing 2 assists and Tim Dalger is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65.9 percent from the free throw line. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.4 rebounds per game.
Wichita State vs Tulsa Trends
The Shockers are 33-16-2 ATS in their last 51 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Golden Hurricane are 1-8-2 ATS in their last 11 home games and 17-36-2 ATS in their last 55 games overall. The over is 7-0 in Shockers last 7 overall. The over is 8-2 in Golden Hurricane last 10 overall.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Wichita State Shockers are the better team, and they’re playing the better ball overall. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are a complete mess, which includes losing at home by an average of 4.3 points, and they don’t cover numbers. Tulsa is 1-7-2 ATS at home this season and 3-16-2 ATS overall. I have no choice but to side with Wichita State.