Wichita St. vs. Oklahoma St. Pick
Is No. 6 Wichita State in danger of being upset when it goes on the road to face Oklahoma State today at 4PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Wichita State is favored on the road, as the Shockers are getting odds of -5.5 points against Oklahoma State. The over/under total for the contest has yet to be set. Today’s game takes place from the Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma and will air live on ESPN2.
Wichita State is coming off an 85-85 win at home over San Diego State to improve to 7-1 on the season. The Shockers failed to cover in the win, falling to 3-3 against the spread this year. Wichita State is putting up 88 points per game on offense while allowing 68.5 points per game. Shaquille Morris is leading the team with 14.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game while Landry Shamet is adding 14.6 points and 4.3 assists per contest.
Oklahoma State is coming off an 83-62 win over Missouri Valley to improve to 7-1 on the season as well. The Cowboys are 3-3 against the spread also, but have failed to cover in their last three lined games. Oklahoma State averages 80.4 points per game on offense while giving up 62.2 per contest on defense. Jeffrey Carroll has been leading the team with 14.6 points and 6.4 rebounds per game while Kendall Smith is adding 10.8 points and 3.9 assists per contest.
Oklahoma State has won three straight meetings in this series, covering the spread in the last two encounters. However, I don’t think today goes the way of Oklahoma State. The Cowboys aren’t showing enough offensive depth to compete with this Wichita State team. The Shockers are 45-21-1 ATS in their last 67 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last six Saturday games. The public betting for this game is with Wichita State and I agree. I think the Shockers have too much talent to fall today.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: WICHITA STATE -5.5