Wichita State vs. SMU Sunday Prediction
Will Sunday’s American Athletic Conference matchup between Wichita State and SMU turn into a defensive battle at 4:00 p.m. ET? As of this writing, the total currently sits at 139.5 at most sports books.
833 Wichita State Shockers (+1.5) at 834 SMU Mustangs (-1.5); o/u 138.5
4:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, March 1, 2020
According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 61% of betting tickets at online sportsbooks are currently on the Mustangs to cover the small spread.
College Basketball Betting Trends
Wichita State Shockers
The under is 6-0 in the Shockers’ last six road games and is 5-0 in their last six road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record.
The over is 6-1 in the Mustangs’ last seven games overall, is 8-2 in their last 10 home games and is 7-2 in their last nine games as a home favorite.
College Basketball Prediction
SMU is 5-1 against the spread in its last six home games and is 4-1 against the number in its last five games as a home favorite, but I’m going to buck those trends and back the Shockers. Wichita State has covered in 10 of its last 12 games when listed as an underdog and is 3-1-1 against the spread in its last five games overall. The Shockers are also an impressive 14-6-1 against the number in their last 21 road games and for one reason or another, they’ve been profitable on Sundays, going 34-15-2 at the window in their last 51 games playing on this day.
Sunday College Basketball Prediction: Wichita State Shockers +1.5