Wichita State at Indiana 3/26/19 - NIT Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Wichita State Shockers vs. Indiana Hoosiers
NCAAB: 7:00 PM EST
Mar. 26, 2019
Latest Odds : IND -5.5 Total 140
The Wichita State Shockers visit Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana on Tuesday to play the Indiana Hoosiers in an NIT quarterfinal showdown. The Shockers defeated the Clemson Tigers 63-55 on Sunday in second round play. Samajae Haynes-Jones scored 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Shockers over the Tigers.
Indiana punched its ticket to the quarterfinals with a 63-60 win at home over Arkansas on Saturday. Devonte Green led the Hoosiers with 18 points and 11 rebounds for just his second double-double as a collegiate player. Juwan Morgan added 15 points and seven boards for the Hoosiers.
Markus McDuffie leads the Shockers in scoring with an average of 18.3 points per game. Jamarius Barton is the assists leader with an average of 3.4 per game. Jaime Echenique leads the Shockers in rebounds with an average of 5.8 per game. Wichita State is shooting 40.6% from the field and 31.0% from 3-point territory.
Romeo Langford leads Indiana in scoring with an average of 16.5 points per game. Juwan Morgan is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 15.4 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Rob Phinisee is the leader in assists with an average of 2.9 per game. Indiana is shooting 45.9% from the field and 31.4% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Wichita State is 4-0 ATS in its last 4 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Shockers last 5 on the road
Indiana is 7-2 ATS in its last 9
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Hoosiers last 5
Free Betting Pick: Wichita State Shockers +5.5
Both teams have picked up their play a notch in the NIT, but Wichita State looked strong in its win on the road at Clemson. The Shockers have covered the number in 12 of the last 16 overall and each of the last 8 on the road versus an opponent with a winning record at home. Final Score Prediction, Wichita State Shockers win and cover ATS 71-67.