Tulsa Golden Hurricane (4-11) vs. Wichita State Shockers (8-8)
January 14, 2023 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Wichita State Shockers -10.5 / Tulsa Golden Hurricane +10.5; Over/Under: +134.5
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and Wichita State Shockers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Charles Koch Arena. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane look for their fifth win. The Wichita State Shockers look to get above a .500 record.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are averaging 68.1 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Sam Griffin is averaging 15 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Bryant Selebangue is averaging 12.5 points and 0.8 assists. Brandon Betson is the third double-digit scorer and Tim Dalger is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.1 rebounds per game.
The Wichita State Shockers are averaging 64.5 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.7 points on 37.2 percent shooting. Craig Porter Jr. is averaging 12.4 points and 5.8 rebounds, while Jaykwon Walton is averaging 11.7 points and 6.5 rebounds. Melvion Flanagan is grabbing 1.7 rebounds and Jaron Pierre Jr. is dishing 0.7 assists. The Wichita State Shockers are shooting 29.1 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wichita State Shockers are allowing 29.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game.
The Golden Hurricane are 6-18 ATS in their last 24 road games and 16-36 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The Shockers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Golden Hurricane last 4 overall. The under is 5-2 in Shockers last 7 overall. The home team is 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are a disaster right now as they don’t do anything right, they don’t cover numbers, and they’re losing their last 5 games by an average of 19.2 points. Tulsa is getting worse by the week. The Wichita State Shockers may have issues of their own, and they’re in a bit of a rebuild, but their issues aren’t on the level of Tulsa. I’ll lay the chalk.