Wichita State vs Coastal Carolina Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/16/23
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (1-0) vs Wichita State Shockers (3-0)
Game Info: Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 4:30 pm (HTC Center)
Betting Odds: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers +7.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Wichita State Shockers will play the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Thursday afternoon at the HTC Center in Conway, South Carolina. Wichita State has started the season with three straight wins, while Coastal Carolina has only played one game.
Wichita State Preview
The Wichita State Shockers are 3-0 this season after they defeated Friends University by a score of 95-65 in their last game. Wichita State scored 50 points in the first half and 45 points in the second half for the easy win. The Shockers shot 49.3% from the field and out rebounded their opponent by a total of 54-28 in the game. Wichita State also defeated Lipscomb and Western Kentucky in their first two games of the year. Wichita State is shooting 80.7 points per game with 50.7 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game, while giving up 61.7 points against per game this year. Colby Rogers has led the Shockers this year with 16 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game. Wichita State is shooting 48.4% from the field, 67.2% on free throws, and 34.7% on three pointers this season.
Coastal Carolina Preview
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 1-0 this year after they defeated Piedmont by a score of 88-86 in their first game. Coastal Carolina trailed by one point at the half and they were barely able to escape with a win in the second half. The Chanticleers shot 44.1% from the field, 30% on three pointers, and 52.8% on free throws in the win. Coastal Carolina out rebounded Piedmont by a total of 53-37, recorded 18 assists, and turned the ball over 16 times in the game. Kevin Easley Jr. led Coastal with 20 points and nine rebounds, while Jacob Meyer added 16 points and two steals. Coastal Carolina allowed 86 points on 43.3% field goal shooting and forced 10 turnovers in the game.
Wichita State comes into this game on a three game winning streak and they have held their opponents to only 65, 61, and 59 points in those three games. The Shockers have a big advantage over Coastal Carolina, as they have played three games already, compared to only one game against a non-Division 1 opponent for Coastal. The Chanticleers barely escaped with a win in that game and they allowed 86 points. Wichita State is shooting 48.4% from the field and they have been great defensively. Take the Shockers to win this game by double-digits.