Planning on watching today’s Falcons and Cowboys game? Catch the action at Arena Auditorium in Laramie, WY, as the Cowboys hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on MWN. The odds for this Mountain West conference game currently have Wyoming as the -6.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 136.5 points.

AIR FORCE FALCONS VS WYOMING COWBOYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Air Force Falcons +6.5

This game will be played at Arena Auditorium at 8:30 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE AIR FORCE FALCONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Cowboys.
  • Even though we have Wyoming winning straight-up, we like Air Force at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Falcons Defense Show Up on the Road?

Heading into tonight’s game against Wyoming, Air Force is looking to snap a two-game losing streak and improve upon their 9-19 record. They are just 2-14 in Mountain West games this season.

As an underdog, the Falcons have gone 3-13 this season, compared to 6-6 when favored. So far, they are 5-7 on the road, compared to 4-12 at home.

As the underdog, Air Force has gone 6-10 vs. the spread this season and just 3-7 in their last 10 games as the underdog. However, their road ATS mark is a solid 7-5 this year and they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games.

So far this season, the over/under record for Air Force games is 19-9. Currently, the average scoring total in their games is 138 points compared to an average over/under line of 134.5. Today’s line of 136.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 138 points.

Compared to their season average of 66.4 points per game, Air Force struggled in their previous game. Against Utah State, the Falcons scored 60 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.2%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Falcons offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 24 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.

The Falcons’ defense is presently ranked 157th nationally, allowing an average of 71.6 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Wyoming, the Air Force defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Air Force made 19 free-throws vs. the Falcons.

Will the Cowboys Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Wyoming comes into this game as a 6.5-point favorite, and they are 3-1 this season when favored. They are 8-5 at home, and they have gone 5-5 in their last ten games at home.

Overall, the Cowboys are 13-16 this season, and they have lost three straight games. Their record in Mountain West Conference play is 6-9, and they are 7-7 in non-conference games.

Wyoming’s ATS record this season is 10-15-1, including a mark of 5-7-1 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cowboys have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread. At home this year, Wyoming is 1-3-1 ATS over their last five games and 0-2-1 ATS over their last three.

So far this season, the over/under record in Wyoming games is 15-11. Today’s line of 136.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (146.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 146 points.

The Wyoming offense is coming off a game in which they scored 62 points vs. Colorado State. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.2% while connecting on 5 threes. One area that the Wyoming offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 58th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 44%.

At this time, the Cowboys’ defense is positioned 266th in the country, permitting 75.7 points per game. In today’s game, the Wyoming defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 70 points.