Online basketball betting odds on Wichita State are likely to be higher this season as the Shockers lost four of their top five scorers from last year and their head coach.
Basketball betting experts believe it may be a rebuilding year for Wichita State. Online basketball betting experts see that head coach Gregg Marshall takes over at Wichita State. Experts that look at online basketball betting see that the Shockers only have five guys that played on the team returning from last year. The frontcourt will look to Ramon Clemente, Arbry Butler, J.T. Durley, Ehimen Orupke and Brett Burley to get playing time according to online basketball betting experts. Clemente was dominating at the JC level and online basketball betting experts think it will be interesting to see how he does with the Shockers. Orupke has a lot of potential according to online basketball betting experts. Aaron Ellis and Mantas Griskenas may also get playing time according to experts that look at online basketball betting. Walk-ons Lance Harris and Bret Michael will provide depth according to basketball betting experts.
Online basketball betting experts believe the Shockers will need P.J. Couisnard to play very well this season. He averaged 11.8 points per game and a team high 5.8 rebounds last year according to online basketball betting stats. Gal Mekel showed flashers last year and may get playing time according to basketball betting experts. Matt Braeuer returns to run the point after averaging 3.3 assists last year according to online basketball betting numbers. Wendell Preadom will provide backcourt depth. Phillip Thomasson will get playing time down low. He averaged 6.1 points and 3.7 rebounds last year according to online basketball betting stats. The frontcourt has a lot of potential and it will be interesting to see how it all comes together.
Online basketball betting experts see a starting lineup of Matt Braeuer and Gal Mekel at the guards. Basketball betting experts see P.J. Couisnard at the guard/forward spot with Ramon Clemente and Phillip Thomasson in the frontcourt.Wichita State has a very young, but talented squad. The only drawback is that they do not have much experience. They may struggle early in the season but they could be dangerous late in the year and during the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.