Planning on watching today’s Cowboys and Bulldogs game? Catch the action at Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA, as the Bulldogs hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on MWN. The over/under for this Mountain West conference contest is set at 140.5 points, with Fresno State being favored by -1.5 at home against Wyoming.


The Pick: Fresno State Bulldogs -1.5

This game will be played at Save Mart Center at 7:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will Fresno State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Cowboys Pull Through as the Away Underdog?

Wyoming comes into this game with a 14-16 record, including a 7-9 mark in Mountain West play. The Cowboys are just 3-10 on the road this season, and they have lost two straight games away from home.

For the year, Wyoming has been an underdog in 22 of its 30 games, going 8-14 in those contests. The Cowboys are 4-1 when favored, and they come into this game off a 74-63 win over Air Force.

As the underdog this season, Wyoming has gone 10-11-1 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-8, but they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last three road games.

The over/under record for Wyoming this season is 16-11, and today’s line of 140.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (145.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 137 points, and over their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 145 points. So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

The Wyoming offense is coming off a game where they scored 74 points against Air Force. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.3% and connected on 8 threes. Brendan Wenzel led the scoring for the Cowboys, contributing 20 points. Additionally, Akuel Kot chipped in with 19 points.

Looking at the Wyoming defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 75.3 points per game (260th). Wyoming’s three-point defense is currently 201st in the country at 8.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.9% of their shots vs. Wyoming.

Can the Bulldogs Deliver Being Favored at Home?

After a 79-58 loss to New Mexico, Fresno State will look to snap their five-game losing streak as they host Wyoming. The Bulldogs have gone 3-7 in their last 10 games at home.

On the season, Fresno State has gone 7-9 at home, and they are 8-2 when favored. So far, they have been favored in 10 of their 30 games.

As the favorite, Fresno State has gone 6-4 vs. the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark is 7-9. Over their last three home games, the Bulldogs are 2-1 ATS.

On the season, the over/under record for Fresno State is 16-12 and today’s line of 140.5 is slightly higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (138.5). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 141 points.

In contrast to their season average of 67.8 points per game, the Fresno State had a below average performance. They scored 58 points against New Mexico and had a field goal percentage of 32.7%. Isaiah Hill is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 12.3. Meanwhile, Xavier Dusell also brings a PPG average of 11.8 into the game.

In terms of defense, Fresno State is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 73.1 points per game. Fresno State’s three-point defense is currently 191st in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.6% of their shots vs. Fresno State.