Oklahoma Sooners at Wichita State Shockers
|Date & Time||Saturday December 14, 2019, 6:00 PM (EST)|
Intrust Bank Arena
Wichita State -4.5 O/U 139.5
In this matchup the Oklahoma Sooners are traveling to Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas to face off with the Wichita State Shockers. The Sooners are 7-1 on the year and 1-0 away. Oklahoma is coming off an 82-80 win in their last game. The Shockers are 8-1 on the year and 6-0 at home. The Shockers come into this game off an 80-61 win against a very good Oklahoma State team.
The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 76.5 points a game and allow 68.9 points a game. The Sooners are led by junior guard Austin Reaves. Reaves is averaging 17.6 points and 5.5 rebounds a game. Senior forward Kristian Doolittle is also a big component to this Sooner ball club. Doolittle averages 16.0 points and 8.4 rebounds a game. If the Sooners want a chance to win they are going to need a lot out of these two.
The Wichita State Shockers average 76.5 points a game and allow 60.2 points a game. The Shockers are led by sophomore guard Erik Stevenson. Stevenson is averaging 13.4 points a game and is shooting 42.2% from the field as well. The Shockers are a well-coached squad and they will be ready to come out in this game and take over.
Recent Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 4-4 ATS this year.
Oklahoma is 1-4 ATS the last 5 games.
Wichita State is 5-4 ATS this year.
Wichita State is 5-2 ATS their last 7 games.
In this matchup I like the Shockers to cover the spread because of their defense and record at home. The Shockers are 5-2 ATS their last 7 games and they also have a great player in Stevenson. Final score prediction, the Wichita State Shockers win and cover the spread 72-65.