At 9:00 ET, the Cowboys and Wolf Pack face each other at Mackay Stadium in a week 13 NCAAF contest. CBSS will broadcast the game, scheduled for Saturday, November 25th. The Cowboys head into the game as the 12 point favorite to pick up the win. I handicapped this game for you, keep reading to get my analysis of this matchup.


The Pick: Nevada Wolf Pack +12

This game will be played at Mackay Stadium at 9:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 27-16 in favor of Wyoming.
  • Even though we have Wyoming winning straight-up, we like Nevada at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 41.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 43 points.

Does Wyoming Have a Shot at a Road Win?

So far, the Wyoming Cowboys are 7-4, including going 0-4 on the road and 5-0 at home.

Wyoming’s average scoring differential for the season is +0.2 leading to an ATS mark of 5-3-1. The Cowboys have been favored four times and the underdog in five games

This season, Wyoming has posted an over/under record of 4-5 through 11 games. On average their games have combined for 49.1 points.

The Cowboys’ offense is gearing up to take on Nevada, with an average of 150 rushing yards per game and an 4 yards per attempt. In the college football rankings, they are currently in 78th place for rushing yards and 116th place for passing yards, accumulating an average of 167.5 yards per contest. Wyoming’s overall scoring average is at 24.6 points per game, placing them 68th rank nationally.

Defensively, the Cowboys enter the game with 18 sacks and ranked 1st in QB hurries. They’ve allowed 24.5 points per game thus far this season (93rd). In terms of pass defense, they’re 83rd in the NCAA, giving up 218.6 passing yards per game. Against the run, Wyoming has allowed 156.6 rushing yards per contest thus far.

Will Nevada Win at Home?

So far, the Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-9, including going 1-5 on the road and 1-3 at home.

Heading into this week’s matchup with Wyoming, the Wolf Pack have been favored in two games and the underdog in eight. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 6-4.

This season, Nevada has posted an over/under record of 5-5 through 11 games. On average their games have combined for 51 points.

Heading into their matchup vs. Wyoming, the Wolf Pack’s offense is averaging 137.3 rushing yards per game, along with 3 yards per attempt. They currently hold the 90th rank in rushing yards and 112th rank in passing yards, amassing an average of 174.5 yards per game. In terms of scoring, Nevada is at 18.4 points per game, which is 97th in the NCAA.

Coming into their matchup vs. Wyoming, the Nevada defense is 137th in points allowed, giving up 32.6 points per game. So far, opponents have averaged 262 passing yards per game against them (157th in the country). Against the run, they’re allowing 184 rushing yards, which ranks them 141st in college football.