Wichita State vs Tulane Prediction - Basketball Picks 2/26/23
Tulane Green Wave (17-8) vs Wichita State Shockers (14-13)
Game Info: Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 3:00 pm (Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse)
Betting Odds: Tulane Green Wave -7 -- Over/Under: 148.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Wichita State Shockers and Tulane Green Wave face off on Sunday in a college basketball showdown at the Devlin Fieldhouse. When these two teams faced off on January 25th it was Tulane that secured the 95-90 victory.
Wichita State Betting Preview
Wichita State comes into this game with a 14-13 record overall and they have gone 13-13-1 against the spread. In the last game against Memphis, they were competitive, but the defense gave up 83 points and that led to the five-point loss. James Rojas had a strong game finishing with 19 points and six rebounds. Wichita State is averaging 70.3 points while their defense is giving up 68.1 points per game. The offense is ranked 213rd in the league while the defense is ranked 217th. Jaykwon Walton is averaging 14.4 points while shooting 53.6 percent from the field and 38 percent from behind the three point line.
Tulane Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Tulane who sits with a 17-8 record and they have gone 12-13 against the spread. In the last game against Houston. Tulane did have some major issues though and ended up giving up 89 points. Jalen Cook had a strong game finishing with 23 points, but he was the only real bright spot. Tulane is averaging 81.4 points while the defense is giving up 75.8 points per game. Jalen Cook is averaging 20.2 points while shooting 44.9 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from behind the three point line.
Wichita State vs Tulane Trends
The Shockers are 5-0-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The over is 6-0 in Wichita State’s last six road games. The over is 5-0 in the Shockers last five games following a straight up loss.
Shane’s Free pick
All the trends point towards the over, and there is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. In the last game Tulane 89 points and they are going to really struggle again in this game to defend. Look for Wichita State to run up the score, and Tulane is going to match the pace. Back the over to cash.