The Cowboys and Wolf Pack are set to face off at 11:00 ET on CBSS. The Wolf Pack will host the game at Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV. This Mountain West conference matchup has an over/under of 144.5 points, and Nevada is favored to win by -14 at home vs. Wyoming.

WYOMING COWBOYS VS NEVADA WOLF PACK BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys +14

This game will be played at Lawlor Events Center at 11:00 ET on Tuesday, February 20th.

WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Wolf Pack.
  • Even though we have Nevada winning straight-up, we like Wyoming at +14.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Wyoming Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Wyoming is 13-12 overall and 6-6 in the Mountain West, and they come into this game as a 14-point underdog. They have gone 8-11 this season as the underdog.

On the road, the Cowboys are just 3-8 this season, and they have gone 2-1 in their last three road games. Wyoming’s average scoring margin on the road is -10.8 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Wyoming has an ATS record of 9-9-1. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-7 and over their last 10 road games, they are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Wyoming’s over/under record this season is 14-9 and the over/under line for today’s game is 144.5. So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 159 points.

Wyoming’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. San Jose State, finishing the game with a total of 80 points. Their season average is now 73.5 points per game. Sam Griffin led the team in scoring, putting up 21 points. Additionally, Akuel Kot contributed 20 points for the Cowboys.

Coming into today’s game, the Wyoming defense is giving up an average of 75.3 points per contest. The Wyoming defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 75 points and allowed San Jose State to connect on 8 threes.

Can the Wolf Pack Secure a Win at Home?

After defeating UNLV 69-66, Nevada’s record now sits at 20-6. At home, the Wolf Pack are 12-2 and have won eight of their last 10 games. This season, Nevada has been favored in 20 of their 26 games, going 16-4.

So far, the Wolf Pack have gone 7-5 in Mountain West play compared to their 13-1 non-conference record. At home, Nevada has outscored opponents by an average of 16.1 points per game, and their road record is 8-4, including a two-game win streak.

As the favorite this season, Nevada has gone 12-8 vs. the spread. Their ATS mark at home is 8-6 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 5-5. At home, their ATS record this year is 2-1 and 5-5 over their last 10.

This season, the over/under record for Nevada games is 10-16. So far, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 144.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 144 points.

Against UNLV, the Nevada had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 76.2 points per game. They scored 69 points and posted a field goal percentage of 45.7% in the game. For the season, the Nevada offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 47%. So far, they have hit 53% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 5.9 made three’s per contest.

The Wolf Pack’s defense is presently ranked 52nd nationally, allowing an average of 66.8 points per contest. In today’s game, the Nevada 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 66 points.