Against The Spread Pick
Wichita State has performed far better than a couple of weeks ago, but the Shockers will be looking for another quality win. There game at FedEx Forum against the Memphis Tigers is an opportunity for that quality win. The Shockers have struggled away from home with a 5-4 record. Wichita State was able to cover a 5.5-point spread in the first meeting this season. That also marked the second time the Shockers were able to cover the spread in the last three head-to-head meetings against Memphis. The Tigers will need to avoid a high turnover margin if they want to get a key win over Wichita State. Taking Memphis to cover 1.5 points is the right move especially at FedEx Forum.
Over Under Pick
The Shockers turned 18 Memphis turnovers into a 76-67 victory when the teams met in Wichita earlier this season. Precious Achiuwa has been a key in keeping the Tigers among the top 130 in scoring average. Both teams average around 72 points per game. The last three head-to-head match-ups haven’t had less than 140-point totals. Which makes taking an over 136-point total all the more valuable.