Shockers vs. Hoosiers Prediction
The sixth-seeded Wichita State Shockers have lost only three games since January 27 and will look to advance in the NIT Tournament tonight at the top-seeded Indiana Hoosiers. Can Wichita State send Indiana to a loss in front of its home fans?
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Assembly Hall at 7PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Hoosiers are a 4-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 137.5 points. As of Tuesday afternoon, 55 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Wichita State. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for up-to-date info.
Shockers down Tigers
Wichita State secured a 63-55 victory at Clemson Sunday in the second round of the NIT Tournament to improve to 21-14 on the season. The Shockers led 29-24 at halftime and continued to pull away after the break. Jaime Echenique paced Wichita State with 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting including 2-of-3 from 3-point distance plus 2-of-2 at the free throw line. He also notched three steals, two rebounds and two blocked shots. Markis McDuffie contributed 16 points and two boards. Samajae Haynes-Jones added 10 points along with 10 rebounds and three blocks. The Shockers shot 24-of-55 from the floor, 8-of-24 from 3-point distance and 7-of-10 at the free throw line.
Hoosiers edge Razorbacks
Indiana earned a 63-60 home win over Arkansas Saturday to advance to the NIT Tournament quarterfinals with a 19-15 record. The Hoosiers led 32-30 at halftime in what was a close game for its duration. Indiana shot 21-of-51 from the floor, 6-of-22 from 3-point range plus 15-of-24 at the free throw line. Devontae Green led the Hoosiers with 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting including 4-of-9 from 3-point range plus 2-of-2 at the free throw line. He also tallied 11 rebounds, three assists and three steals. Juwan Morgan accounted for 15 points and seven boards. De’Ron Davis added 10 points and three caroms off the bench.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Shockers are 4-0 ATS in their last four road games. Wichita State is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 Tuesday games.
The Hoosiers are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games. Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last five non-conference games.
Both teams have been playing well as of late, but I think I trust Wichita State more to want to be in this spot. The Shockers seem to want to prove something and beat a better Clemson team on the road than either of the teams Indiana has defeated at home. Look for the Shockers to continue their stellar play here as its defense has really shined over the last couple of months.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS +4