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Wichita State vs Rice Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - AAC Tournament

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Wichita State vs Rice Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - AAC Tournament

The No. 12 seed Wichita State Shockers (13-18, 5-13 AAC) and the No. 13 seed Rice Owls (11-20, 5-13 AAC) will try to move on in the AAC tournament on Wednesday as they meet at 1:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Wichita State vs. Rice Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Arena: Dickies Arena

Wichita State vs. Rice Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Wichita State win (61.3%)

Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before placing a wager on Wednesday's Wichita State-Rice spread (Wichita State -2.5) or total (139.5 points).

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Wichita State vs. Rice: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Wichita State has covered 12 times in 30 games with a spread this season.
  • Rice has covered 13 times in 30 games with a spread this year.
  • Wichita State covers the spread when it is a 2.5-point favorite or more 53.8% of the time. That's more often than Rice covers as an underdog of 2.5 or more (38.9%).
  • The Shockers have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered seven times in 14 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered four times in 10 opportunities on the road.
  • The Owls' winning percentage against the spread at home is .400 (6-9-0). Away, it is .583 (7-5-0).
  • Wichita State's record against the spread in conference games is 8-10-0.
  • Rice has beaten the spread eight times in 18 AAC games.

Wichita State vs. Rice: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Wichita State has been victorious in nine, or 64.3%, of the 14 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This year, the Shockers have won nine of 13 games when listed as at least -146 or better on the moneyline.
  • Rice has won four of the 18 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (22.2%).
  • The Owls have a 3-13 record (winning only 18.8% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +122 or longer.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Wichita State has a 59.3% chance of pulling out a win.

Wichita State vs. Rice Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Wichita State has a -10 scoring differential, putting up 72.8 points per game (202nd in college basketball) and giving up 73.1 (222nd in college basketball).
  • Colby Rogers' team-leading 16.5 points per game ranks 162nd in college basketball.
  • Rice puts up 71.7 points per game (238th in college basketball) while allowing 75.3 per contest (277th in college basketball). It has a -110 scoring differential and has been outscored by 3.6 points per game.
  • Rice's leading scorer, Travis Evee, is 162nd in the country, scoring 16.5 points per game.
  • The Shockers are 29th in the nation at 39.4 rebounds per game. That's 3.9 more than the 35.5 their opponents average.
  • Kenny Pohto leads the Shockers with 6.1 rebounds per game (323rd in college basketball action).
  • The 35.6 rebounds per game the Owls accumulate rank 158th in the country. Their opponents pull down 35.5.
  • Max Fiedler is 36th in the country with 9.3 rebounds per game, leading the Owls.
  • Wichita State ranks 270th in college basketball by averaging 91.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 139th in college basketball, allowing 91.5 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Owls average 93.1 points per 100 possessions (233rd in college basketball), while giving up 97.7 points per 100 possessions (314th in college basketball).

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