Wichita State vs South Florida: AAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 1 seed Wichita State Shockers (15-4) take on the No. 8 seed South Florida Bulls (9-12) as  favorites in the AAC Tournament quarterfinals Friday at Dickies Arena, starting at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN2. Both teams will look to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Wichita State Betting Information

  • The Shockers have covered the spread more often than not this season, compiling a record ATS of 9-7-1.
  • When favored by at least 9 points, the Shockers are 1-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Wichita State and its opponents have hit the over in 9 of 17 games this season (52.9%).
  • The Bulls lost to the Shockers 73-71 on Thursday in each team’s last contest. David Collins led the Bulls with 23 points, and Tyson Etienne scored 21 points to lead the Shockers. The Shockers covered the 2.5-point spread in the matchup, and the game hit the over on the 132.5-point over/under.

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 19 17.1 3.4 2.6 0.9 0.1 3.1
Alterique Gilbert 19 10.1 3.0 4.2 1.5 0.1 1.3
Morris Udeze 19 9.7 4.3 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.0
Dexter Dennis 19 9.7 4.4 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.6
Ricky Council IV 18 7.5 3.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.6

South Florida Betting Information

  • South Florida holds a losing record ATS this season, covering six times and failing to cover 13 times.
  • When they play as at least a 9-point underdog, the Bulls tend to come up short with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • 12 of the Bulls 19 games (63.2%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Shockers defeated the Bulls 73-71 when these teams played on Thursday. Etienne led the Shockers with 21 points, while Collins scored 23 points to lead the Bulls. The Shockers covered the 2.5-point spread in the matchup, and the game’s 144 total points went over the 132.5 set for the over/under.

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

South Florida Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
David Collins 21 12.7 3.4 3.4 1.4 0.3 0.9
Alexis Yetna 16 9.5 7.3 0.8 0.4 0.6 1.1
Michael Durr 18 8.6 7.6 0.4 0.6 0.9 0.2
Caleb Murphy 20 8.5 2.4 2.9 0.9 0.3 0.3
Xavier Castaneda 19 8.3 2.3 2.6 0.5 0.1 1.1

Total Facts

  • Wichita State and its opponents have gone over Friday’s 138 total in eight out of 19 games (42.1%) this year.
  • In South Florida’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Friday’s matchup over/under in 10 out of 21 matchups (47.6%).
  • The Shockers average 73.3 points per game against the Bulls’ 65.8, amounting to 1.1 points over the matchup’s total of 138.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 139.4 points per game, 1.4 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Shockers have seen a 141.2 over/under in their games this season, 3.2 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 0.6 points separates this game’s over/under (138 points) and the average total points bet in Bulls games (137.4 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/6/2021 Wichita State Wichita State -12 137.5 -846 +558 Regular Season 80-63 WICHST
12/22/2020 South Florida South Florida -1 131.5 -115 -106 Regular Season 82-77 WICHST
2/20/2020 Wichita State Wichita State -10 124.5 -628 +437 Regular Season 65-55 WICHST
1/21/2020 Wichita State South Florida -5 126.5 -220 +173 Regular Season 56-43 WICHST
1/22/2019 N/A South Florida N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 54-41 USF

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