Tulane vs. Wichita State AAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023

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Tulane vs. Wichita State AAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 3 seed Tulane Green Wave (19-10, 12-6 AAC) and the No. 6 seed Wichita State Shockers (17-14, 9-9 AAC) face off in the AAC Tournament Friday at Dickies Arena, beginning at 9:30 PM on ESPNU. Tulane is favored by 2.5 points. Both teams are looking to take another step toward a conference title and an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup’s point total is set at 150.5.

Tulane vs. Wichita State Odds

  • Tulane odds to win: -143
  • Wichita State odds to win: +120
  • Spread: Tulane (-2.5)
  • Total: 150.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, March 10, 2023
  • Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • Where: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Venue: Dickies Arena

Who Will Win Tulane vs. Wichita State?

Tulane and Wichita State Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games it has played as at least 2.5-point favorites this season, Tulane is 7-13 against the spread.

Wichita State has a 5-3-3 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 2.5 points or more.

These two teams average a combined 151.6 points per game, 1.1 more points than the over/under of 150.5 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 144.6 points per game, 5.9 fewer than the point total in this game.

Tulane’s average point total in outings this season is 157.4, 6.9 points higher than the over/under in this game.

The average total in Shockers games this season is 11.6 fewer points than the point total of 150.5 for this outing.

The Green Wave are 12-17-0 against the spread this season.

The Shockers’ ATS record is 15-13-3 this season.

Tulane Stats & Insights

Tulane has a +120 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.2 points per game. It is putting up 80.8 points per game to rank 14th in college basketball and is giving up 76.6 per outing to rank 337th in college basketball.

Tulane ranks 300th in the country at 29.4 rebounds per game. That’s 7.5 fewer than the 36.9 its opponents average.

The Green Wave make 7.8 three-pointers per game (127th in college basketball), 1.6 fewer than their opponents (9.4). They are shooting 34.3% from deep (175th in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 35.2%.

Tulane scores 98.3 points per 100 possessions (69th in college basketball), while giving up 93.3 points per 100 possessions (232nd in college basketball).

The Green Wave put up 83.5 points per game in home games, compared to 81.8 points per game away from home, a difference of 1.7 points per contest.

Wichita State Stats & Insights

Wichita State puts up 70.8 points per game (196th in college basketball) while allowing 68 per contest (119th in college basketball). It has a +87 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 2.8 points per game.

Wichita State is 87th in the nation at 33.3 rebounds per game. That’s 2.0 more than the 31.3 its opponents average.

Wichita State knocks down 6.5 three-pointers per game (276th in college basketball), 1.7 fewer than its opponents.

Wichita State’s 92.3 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 216th in college basketball, and the 88.6 points it concedes per 100 possessions rank 97th in college basketball.

The Shockers are putting up more points at home (72.2 per game) than on the road (69.9).

Tulane Key Players to Watch

The Green Wave leader in points and assists is Jalen Cook, who puts up 20.4 points per game along with five assists.

Kevin Cross is Tulane’s best rebounder, pulling down an average of 6.4 boards in each contest while scoring 14.6 points per game.

Jaylen Forbes makes more threes per game than any other member of the Green Wave, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.

Sion James is Tulane’s leader in steals, averaging 2.1 steals per game, while Tylan Pope leads them in blocks with 1.2 per contest.

Wichita State Key Players to Watch

Craig Porter Jr. puts up 6.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game, placing him atop the Shockers’ rebound and assists leaderboards.

Jaykwon Walton counts for 13.9 points per game, making him the top scorer on Wichita State’s squad.

Jaron Pierre Jr. hits 1.6 three-pointers per game, the most on the Shockers.

Wichita State’s leader in steals and blocks is Porter with 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game.

Tulane vs. Wichita State Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Wichita State (+2.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (150.5)

  • Prediction:
    Tulane 75, Wichita State 74

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