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Tulane vs Wichita State Basketball Picks 3-8-24

Wichita State Shockers (13-17) vs. Tulane Green Wave (13-16)
March 8, 2024 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Tulane Green Wave -2.5; Over/Under: +155
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The Wichita State Shockers and Tulane Green Wave face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at the Devlin Fieldhouse. Tulane has struggled this season, while Wichita State Looks like they are getting hot at the right time. Let’s take a look at who’s going to win this game. 

Tulane Has been Awful This Season 

Tulane has been awful all season and they have lost seven games in a row. In the last game against South Florida, the defense gave up 85 points and they ended up losing by 13 points. Jaylen Forbes had a strong game putting up 24 points, but it really came down to the defense not making enough stops. Tulane is averaging 82.2 points while their defense is giving up 80.2 points per game. The offense is ranked 21st in the league while the defense is ranked 350th. Kevin Cross has been the top player averaging 17.3 points while shooting 51.6 percent from the field. 

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Wichita State Coming off Impressive Win

Wichita State has won two games in a row, including the last game against Rice. Wichita State scored 87 points against Rice, and that was enough for the 21 point victory. Colby Rogers had a strong game putting up 25 points, four rebounds, and two assists. Wichita State is averaging 72.87 points while their defense is giving up 72.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 213rd in the league while the defense is ranked 204th. In this game the Shockers offense is going to need to be strong early. 

Tulane vs Wichita State Betting Prediction

There is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. Tulane is giving up 80.2 points and they are going to really struggle to defend in this game. Wichita State is averaging 72.8 points and in the last game they scored 87 points. In this game, Wichita State is going to have no issue running up the score here. Tulane is going to run the score also, and this game is going to go over the total. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Over

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