|Game||Temple Owls vs Wichita State Shockers|
|Date & Time||Wednesday January 15, 2020, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Liacouras Center Philadelphia, PA
WICH -4 Total 132
On Wednesday, the No. 16 ranked Wichita State Shockers visit Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for an American Athletic Conference tilt with the Temple Owls. Wichita State improved to 15-1 overall and 3-0 in the AAC following it's 89-86 double overtime victory against the UConn Huskies. Wichita State was able to overcome squandering a nine-point lead during the final minute of regulation by beating UConn in the second overtime.
Eric Stephenson leads Wichita State in scoring with an average of 14.1 points per game, while Jamarius Burton is the second leading scorer and the leader in assists with averages of 11.1 points per game and 3.3 assists per game. Trey Wade is Wichita State's leading rebounder with an average of 6.4 per game. Four players are averaging double-figures in scoring for Wichita State.
The Temple Owls fell to 9-6 overall and 1-3 in conference play following their 65-51 loss to Tulane on Saturday. Temple managed to shoot just 32% from the field and was a horrendous 5 for 24 from beyond the three-point arc. Quinton Rose was the high scorer for Temple with 12 points while Nate Pierre-Louis scored 8 points and pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds.
Quinton Rose leads Temple in scoring and assists with averages of 14.4 points and 3.8 assists per game. Nate Pierre-Louis is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 10.6 points and 8.8 rebounds per game. Rose and Pierre-Louis are the only two players for Temple averaging double figures in scoring.
Recent Betting Trends
- Wichita State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9
- The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Shockers last 10
- Temple is 2-4 ATS in its last 6
- The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Owls last 5
Wichita State is a solid contender for the American Athletic Conference title thanks to a balanced offensive attack and a strong defense. The Shockers have covered the spread in six of their last nine overall and have won each of their last 8 straight up on the road and each of their last 9 SU overall. Final Score Prediction, Wichita State Shockers win and cover ATS 71-59.