USF vs Wichita State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/5/23

Wichita State Shockers (15-14) vs South Florida Bulls (14-16)

Game Info: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm (Charles Koch Arena)

Betting Odds: Wichita State Shockers -6.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The South Florida Bulls will play the Wichita State Shockers in an AAC game on Sunday afternoon at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas.

South Florida Preview

The South Florida Bulls are 14-16 (7-10) this season after they defeated Tulsa by a score of 72-56 in their last game. South Florida shot 42.4% from the field and was +10 in rebounding margin in the win. The South Florida Bulls are averaging 73.2 points per game, 72 points against per game, 37.7 rebounds per game, and 13.7 assists per game. Tyler Harris has led the Bulls this season with 16.8 points per game, 3.5 assists per game, and 2.8 rebounds per game. South Florida is shooting 45.3% from the field, 65.1% on free throws, and 33.9% on three pointers this year.

Wichita State Preview

The Wichita State Shockers are 15-14 (8-9) this season after they lost to Houston by a score of 83-66 in their last game. Wichita State shot 64.9% from the field, but turned the ball over 20 times in the loss. The Wichita State Shockers are averaging 70.6 points per game, 68.9 points against per game, 36 rebounds per game, and 12.7 assists per game. Jaykwon Walton (questionable) has led the Shockers this season with 14 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, and 1.9 assists per game. Wichita State is shooting 44.7% from the field, 71.3% on free throws, and 30.4% on three pointers this year. 


South Florida is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games and 40-18-1 ATS in their last 59 road games. The over is 10-1 in South Florida’s last 11 road games. Wichita State is 17-36-2 ATS in their last 55 home games and 7-15 ATS in their last 22 games following an ATS win. The over is 6-0 in Wichita State’s last 6 home games. The road team is 5-1-1 ATS in these two teams last 7 head to head meetings. 


South Florida doesn’t have the best record, but they have played well this year and are headed in the right direction. The Bulls have won three games in a row and have scored 71+ points in each game. Wichita State has won three of their last five games and they have played in high scoring games recently. Both teams have been scoring with ease on the offensive end of the court and I like the over here. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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