Memphis vs Wichita State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 21, 2021

The Memphis Tigers are at home in AAC action against the Wichita State Shockers on Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 PM ET. The Tigers are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 21, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Memphis Betting Information

  • Memphis has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 2-8 against the spread.
  • The Tigers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2.5 points, going 1-8 this season.
  • The Tigers and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 1 of 10 games this season (10%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Memphis Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Landers Nolley II 11 13.3 2.9 1.5 0.9 0.0 2.4
D.J. Jeffries 11 11.1 6.2 1.9 1.5 0.9 0.7
Lester Quinones 11 10.5 5.4 2.4 1.1 0.2 1.5
Boogie Ellis 11 8.8 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.5 1.5
Moussa Cisse 11 6.4 7.3 0.5 0.4 1.7 0.0

Wichita State Betting Information

  • With a 6-2-1 record ATS this season, Wichita State has outplayed expectations.
  • For the third time this season, the Shockers are at least a 2.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • Four of the Shockers nine games (44.4%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wichita State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyson Etienne 11 17.9 3.9 2.3 0.9 0.1 3.0
Morris Udeze 11 9.4 3.3 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.0
Alterique Gilbert 11 9.3 3.2 3.6 1.5 0.0 0.9
Ricky Council IV 10 8.5 5.2 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.6
Dexter Dennis 11 8.0 3.4 0.8 0.9 0.5 1.4

Total Facts

  • In Memphis’ matchups this season, the Tigers and their opponents have exceeded Thursday’s point total of 139 points five times (45.5% of opportunities).
  • Four Wichita State games this year (36.4% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Thursday’s point total of 139 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 144.9 points per game, 5.9 points more than the point total of 139 for this contest.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 130.7 points per game, 8.3 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Tigers games is 4.7 points fewer than the over/under of 139 points in this matchup.
  • Shockers games have a total points bet of 141.4 points this season, 2.4 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/5/2020 Memphis Memphis -1.5 137 -127 +104 Regular Season 68-60 MEM
1/9/2020 Wichita State Wichita State -5.5 141 -245 +194 Regular Season 76-67 WICHST
2/23/2019 N/A Wichita State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-85 MEM
1/3/2019 N/A Memphis N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-74 MEM

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