The Aggies and Cowboys are set to face off at 10:00 ET on FS1. The Cowboys will host the game at Arena Auditorium in Laramie, WY. Utah State is favored by -7 in this Mountain West conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 152.5 points.

UTAH STATE AGGIES VS WYOMING COWBOYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys +7

This game will be played at Arena Auditorium at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cowboys.
  • Not only will Wyoming pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Aggies Make it Happen in Laramie?

Utah State enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 18 of their 24 games this season. Their record as the favorite is 17-1.

So far this season, the Aggies have gone 7-2 on the road, and their average scoring margin in these games is +6.1. Over their last 10 road games, they are 7-3.

Utah State’s ATS mark on the year is 13-8, and they are 12-6 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Aggies are 6-4 ATS. Their road ATS record this season is 5-4, and they have gone 1-1 vs. the spread in their last two road games.

Utah State’s over/under record this season is 12-9 and their games have averaged 149 points. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (144.6). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 143 points.

Utah State’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 80 points against Boise State. They had an overall field goal percentage of 51.8% and made 13/20 free throws. The top scorer for the Aggies was Mason Falslev with 25 points, while Darius Brown II also chipped in with 18 points.

Currently, the Aggies’ defense holds the 94th rank in the nation, allowing 69.0 points per game. Utah State’s three-point defense is currently 39th in the country at 5.6 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.0% of their shots vs. Utah State.

Will the Cowboys Find a Way to Win at Home?

Wyoming has been a much better team at home this season, going 8-3 compared to 2-8 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +1.1 compared to -12.4 on the road.

Over their last 10 home games, the Cowboys have gone 8-2. They are coming off a 91-73 loss to New Mexico.

As the underdog, Wyoming has an ATS record of 8-9 this season and they are 5-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cowboys have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Wyoming has an over/under record of 12-9 this season and today’s line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.1). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points and their OU record in their last 10 games is 6-4.

In their latest game, Wyoming offense put up 73 points against New Mexico. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.3% and made 6 threes. The team’s top scorer is Sam Griffin, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.7, while Akuel Kot also maintains a PPG average of 14.9 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Cowboys’ defense is positioned 235th in the country, permitting 75.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Wyoming’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.1% this season.