Wichita State vs. Memphis Prediction
Will the Memphis Tigers pull off the upset Tuesday night when they host Wichita State at 9:00 p.m. ET? Or will they at least cover the spread as a home dog?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Wichita State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Shockers are 9.5-point home favorites to beat the Tigers, who opened as 9-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 144.5 points after also opening at that number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Wichita State. As of Tuesday morning, 72% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Shockers to cover the point spread.
Who We Like: The Shockers are 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games versus an opponent with a winning record, are 2-5 against the number in their last seven games coming off an ATS loss, and have failed to cover in four of their last five road games. They're also 1-4 at the betting window in their last five road games versus an opponent with a winning home record and are winless against the spread in four of their last four road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
The Tigers, meanwhile, are 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games versus an opponent with a road winning percentage of greater than .600. Memphis has also covered the spread in four of their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record.
TUESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MEMPHIS TIGERS +9.5