Looking to win big? The Cowboys and Aztecs face off at 9:00 ET on CBSS. The Aztecs are hosting the game at Viejas Arena in San Diego, CA. The odds for this Mountain West conference game currently have the Aztecs as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144.5 points.
WYOMING COWBOYS VS SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys +17
This game will be played at Viejas Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 23rd.
WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Aztecs.
- Even though we have San Diego State winning straight-up, we like Wyoming at +17.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can the Cowboys Pull the Upset on the Road?
Wyoming will be looking to snap a six-game road losing streak when they take on San Diego State. So far this season, the Cowboys have gone just 1-6 on the road, compared to a 7-2 record at home.
Through 18 games, Wyoming is 10-8 overall, including a 3-2 mark in Mountain West play. They have won two straight games, and their most recent outing was a 98-93 victory over Nevada.
Wyoming has struggled against the spread this season, going just 5-11. Their ATS record as the underdog is 5-7, but they have gone just 1-9 ATS in their last 10 road games. Overall, their road ATS mark is 1-6 this year.
The over/under record for Wyoming games this season is 8-8, and today’s line of 144.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games (145.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points, and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 6-4.
Wyoming’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 98 points vs. Nevada. Overall, they hit 57.7% of their shots from the field and went 25/35 from the free-throw line. Leading Wyoming in scoring vs. Nevada was Sam Griffin with his 26 points. Akuel Kot also added 20 points for the Cowboys.
At this time, the Cowboys’ defense is positioned 220th in the country, permitting 74.6 points per game. Against Nevada in their most recent game, the Wyoming defense gave up a total of 93 points while allowing Nevada to hit 57% of their shots.
Can the Aztecs Deliver Being Favored at Home?
San Diego State is favored by 17 points against Wyoming. The Aztecs have been the favorite in 13 games this season, going 11-2 in those games.
At home, San Diego State is unbeaten this season, going 9-0. Their average scoring margin at home is +12.8 points per game. Over their last 10 home games, the Aztecs are 10-0.
San Diego State has an ATS record of 7-10 this season, including a mark of 5-4 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Aztecs have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record in San Diego State games is 9-8. The average over/under line in their games is 140.8 and their games have averaged 143.8 points. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 144.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average of 140 points scored in those games.
Compared to their season average of 76 points per game, San Diego State struggled in their previous game. Against Boise State, the Aztecs scored 66 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.1%. Leading San Diego State in scoring vs. Boise State was Jaedon LeDee with his 13 points. Reese Waters also added 10 points for the Aztecs.
Coming into today’s game, the San Diego State defense is giving up an average of 66.8 points per contest. In their most recent game, the San Diego State defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Boise State knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 67 points.