The Texas Southern Tigers (0-1) will travel to Charles Koch Arena to take on the Wichita State Shockers (1-0). The game gets underway at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2019.
Texas Southern Tigers at Wichita State Shockers Betting Odds
In their last contest, the Shockers defeated the Omaha Mavericks, 68-54, while the Tigers were blown out by the San Diego State Aztecs, 77-42.
Wichita State dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a turnover percentage of 8.4 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 31.9. For those same stats, Omaha recorded marks of 18.8 and 19.4, respectively. Texas Southern, on the other hand, did a terrific job of converting from the free throw line (10-14; 71.4 percent). Wichita State’s Trey Wade had a good outing, contributing 19 points and 11 rebounds. Texas Southern received a boost from Tyrik Armstrong, who put up 10 points.
The offensive glass could be a major edge for Wichita State in this meeting. Since last season, the Shockers rank 52nd in offensive rebounding percentage (32.5 percent), while Texas Southern ranks 308th in defensive rebounding percentage (68.2 percent). Moreover, the Tigers have been among the country’s elite at getting to the line, ranking 38th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.274). The Shockers, meanhwile, rank 291st in opponents’ FTA rate (0.264).
Texas Southern at Wichita State ATS Pick
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Wichita State, ATS Winner – Wichita State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Wichita State ranks 39th in rebounds per game (38.4) while Texas Southern ranks 290th in rebounds allowed per game (39.0).
- The Shockers rank 88th in three pointers attempted per game (24.2) while the Tigers rank 194th in three pointers allowed per game (22.9).
- Wichita State blocks 3.7 opponent shots per game, which is ranked 103rd in the NCAA. Texas Southern ranks 181st in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
- The Tigers rank 23rd in steals per game (8.0) while the Shockers rank 257th (4.8).
- Wichita State ranks 63rd in assists allowed per game (11.6) while Texas Southern ranks 296th (15.8).