Wichita State vs South Florida: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

The Wichita State Shockers (14-4) are heavily favored (-11.5) to extend a six-game win streak when they host the South Florida Bulls (8-11) at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Charles Koch Arena. The contest airs on ESPN+. The over/under for the matchup is set at 138.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Wichita State Betting Information

  • Wichita State is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-7-1.
  • When favored by at least 11.5 points, the Shockers are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Wichita State and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 8 of 16 games this season (50%).
  • The Shockers defeated Tulane 78-70 and covered the spread as 5.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 134.5 point total in their last contest on Wednesday. Trey Wade racked up a team-high 23 points in the victory.

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 18 16.9 3.6 2.6 0.9 0.1 2.9
Alterique Gilbert 18 10.1 3.0 4.1 1.4 0.1 1.3
Morris Udeze 18 9.6 4.1 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.0
Dexter Dennis 18 9.4 4.4 0.7 0.8 0.8 1.5
Ricky Council IV 17 7.5 4.1 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.6

South Florida Betting Information

  • South Florida has typically come up short ATS this season, with a 5-12 record.
  • As at least an 11.5-point underdog, the Bulls frequently have trouble covering with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • 10 of South Florida’s 17 games (58.8%) this season have been over the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Bulls got a team-high 17 points from Xavier Castaneda in a 73-52 loss to Memphis on Tuesday. They failed to covered the spread as 9-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 125 points to go under the 135.5 point total.

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 19 12.1 3.5 3.5 1.4 0.3 0.9
Alexis Yetna 16 9.5 7.3 0.8 0.4 0.6 1.1
Caleb Murphy 19 8.8 2.4 2.8 0.8 0.2 0.3
Xavier Castaneda 17 8.5 2.1 2.4 0.5 0.1 1.2
Justin Brown 19 8.3 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.1 1.7

Total Facts

  • In Wichita State’s matchups this season, the Shockers and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s over/under of 138.5 points seven times (38.9% of opportunities).
  • Eight South Florida games this year (42.1% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Saturday’s point total of 138.5 points.
  • The Shockers average 72.9 points per game against the Bulls’ 65.6, amounting to 138.5 combined points and identical to the contest’s over/under.
  • The 139.3 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 0.8 more than the 138.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Shockers games is 141.1 points, 2.6 more than the over/under of 138.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 1.8 points separates this contest’s over/under (138.5 points) and the average total points bet in Bulls games (136.7 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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