Looking to win big? The Bulldogs and Cowboys face off at 4:00 ET on MWN. The Cowboys are hosting the game at Arena Auditorium in Laramie, WY. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 139 points, and the Cowboys are favored to win at home against the Bulldogs.
FRESNO STATE BULLDOGS VS WYOMING COWBOYS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys -4
This game will be played at Arena Auditorium at 4:00 ET on Saturday, January 13th.
WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Cowboys.
- Not only will Wyoming pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 139 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Will the Bulldogs Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?
Through 15 games this season, Fresno State is 7-8 overall and 0-2 in Mountain West play. The Bulldogs have lost two straight games and are 1-3 on the road compared to 5-5 at home.
As an underdog, Fresno State is winless in six games this season. So far, the Bulldogs have been the underdog in six of their 15 games.
As the underdog this season, Fresno State has struggled vs. the spread, going 0-6. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bulldogs are just 2-8 vs. the spread. On the road, Fresno State’s ATS mark is 1-3 this year and 4-6 over their last 10 road games.
So far this season, the over/under record for Fresno State’s games is 8-6. Today’s over/under line of 139 is higher than the average over/under line of 138.8 in their games this year. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 129 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-6.
Against Nevada, the Fresno State had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 68.8 points per game. They scored 57 points and posted a field goal percentage of 42.9% in the game. Leading Fresno State in scoring vs. Nevada was Isaiah Pope with his 18 points. Eduardo Andre also added 12 points for the Bulldogs.
On the defensive side, Fresno State is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.3 points per game. Against Nevada in their most recent game, the Fresno State defense gave up a total of 72 points while allowing Nevada to hit 42% of their shots.
Will Wyoming Live Up to Expectations at Home?
Despite losing their last two games, Wyoming has been much better at home this season, going 5-2 compared to 1-6 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +3.0 compared to -15.0 on the road.
For the season, Wyoming is 8-8, including a 1-2 mark in Mountain West games. They are 4-7 when they have been the underdog, but they are favored today, and they have gone 2-1 in their three games as the favorite.
As the favorite this season, Wyoming has gone 0-3 against the spread. Overall, their ATS mark is just 4-10. At home, the Cowboys are 3-4 vs. the spread this year and their last 10 games as the favorite have resulted in a 3-7 ATS record.
On the season, the over/under record for Wyoming games is 7-7, and today’s line of 139 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (147). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 141 points.
Coming off their recent game, the Wyoming offense tallied 59 points in a matchup against Utah State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 40%, and they made 5 threes. Mason Walters led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, Akuel Kot contributed 14 points for the Cowboys.
At present, the Cowboys’ defense is nationally ranked 222nd, allowing 73.9 points per game. Wyoming’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Utah State offense to knock down 52% of their shots on their way to putting up 83 points.