Wichita State Shockers vs. Temple Owls: 2/7/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 7, 2021

The Wichita State Shockers (10-4) host the Temple Owls (4-6) after winning six straight home games. The Shockers are favored by 8.5 points in the matchup, which tips at 3:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 7, 2021. The matchup’s point total is 141.

Betting Information

Wichita State vs Temple Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Wichita State -8.5 -110 -110 141 -108 -114 -435 326

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Computer picks for Wichita State vs Temple
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Wichita State (-8.5) Under (141) Wichita State 75 Temple 64

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Total Facts

  • In 42.9% of their opportunities this season (six of 14 chances), the Shockers and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s over/under of 141 points.
  • Temple has played in four games this year (out of 10 total matchups — 40% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 141 points.
  • These teams average a combined 137.9 points per game, 3.1 fewer points than the over/under of 141 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 3.5 less points per game (137.5) than this game’s over/under of 141 points.
  • The average point total in Shockers games this season is two more points than the total of 141 in this matchup.
  • Owls games this season have averaged a total of 132.4 points, 8.6 less than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Shockers put up 5.5 more points per game (74) than the Owls give up (68.5).
  • Wichita State is 10-0 overall and 5-0 against the spread when scoring more than 68.5 points.
  • When Temple gives up more than 74 points, it is 1-2-1 against the spread and 0-4 overall.
  • The Owls score an average of 63.9 points per game, 5.1 fewer points than the 69 the Shockers allow.
  • Temple is 2-0-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall when it scores more than 69 points.
  • Wichita State’s record is 7-4 overall and 5-5-1 against the spread when it allows more than 63.9 points to its opponents.
  • The Shockers have put up a total of 70 more points than their opponents this year (an average of five per game), while the Owls have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 46 total points, -4.6 per game).

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Wichita State Betting Information

  • Wichita State has been good against the spread this season, posting a 6-5-1 record.
  • The Shockers have posted a losing record of 0-2 against the spread when the spread is -8.5 or bigger.
  • In 7 of 12 (58.3%) contests this season, Wichita State and its opponents have hit the over.

Temple Betting Information

  • The Owls have a winning record against the spread, going 5-4-1 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Owls have fared well, going 1-0 against the spread.
  • Temple has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 40% of matchups this season (4 out of 10 opportunities).

Head to Head

Wichita State vs Temple (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2020 Wichita State -10.5 138 -610 +432 Regular Season 72-69 WICHST
1/15/2020 Wichita State -4.5 137.5 -204 +165 Regular Season 65-53 TEMPLE
1/6/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-81 TEMPLE

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Wichita State Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Shockers this season is Tyson Etienne, who averages 17.9 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.
  • Trey Wade leads Wichita State in rebounding, averaging 5.9 per game, while Alterique Gilbert leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.9 in each contest.
  • Etienne connects on more threes per game than any other member of the Shockers, knocking down shots from deep at a clip of 3.0 per game.
  • Gilbert and Dexter Dennis lead the Shockers on the defensive end, with Gilbert leading the team in steals averaging 1.6 per game and Dennis in blocks averaging 0.8 per contest.

Temple Leaders

  • Damian Dunn scores 14.1 points per game and is the top scorer for the Owls.
  • Temple’s leader in rebounds is Jake Forrester with 6.4 per game, and its leader in assists is Jeremiah Williams with 4.6 per game.
  • Brendan Barry hits 2.0 three-pointers per game, the most on the Owls.
  • Temple’s leader in steals is Williams (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Nick Jourdain (0.5 per game).
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