Looking to win big? The Cowboys and Spartans face off at 10:00 ET on NBCS. The Spartans are hosting the game at Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose, CA. The over/under for this game is set at 140.5 points, and San Jose State is favored by -1.5 vs. Wyoming in a Mountain West conference matchup.

WYOMING COWBOYS VS SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Jose State Spartans -1.5

This game will be played at Provident Credit Union Event Center at 10:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Spartans.
  • Not only will San Jose 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.

Can the Cowboys Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

Wyoming comes into this game on a three-game losing streak, and they are just 2-8 on the road this season. They are also 7-11 as the underdog, and they have gone 1-4 in their last five games away from home.

Overall, the Cowboys are 12-12 this season, and they have gone 5-6 in Mountain West Conference play. They are coming off an 84-76 loss to Utah State.

As the underdog this season, Wyoming has an ATS record of 8-9-1, and their overall ATS record is 8-13-1. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-7, and their ATS record in their last 10 road games is 3-7. In their last three road games, the Cowboys have gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record in Wyoming games is 13-9 and today’s line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (146.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

In their recent matchup, the Wyoming offense ended with 76 points against Utah State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 41.8% and made 9 threes. Sam Griffin is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17.8. Meanwhile, Akuel Kot also brings a PPG average of 14.4 into the game.

So far, the Cowboys’ defense is ranked 251st in the country at 75.3 points per contest. Against Utah State in their most recent game, the Wyoming defense gave up a total of 84 points while allowing Utah State to hit 41% of their shots.

Will the Spartans Win at Home?

San Jose State comes into this game with a 9-16 record, including a 2-10 mark in Mountain West play. At home, the Spartans are 5-7 this season, and they are 4-4 when favored.

In their last game, San Jose State defeated Air Force by a score of 73-66. Over their last ten games at home, the Spartans have gone 4-6, and they are 1-4 in their previous five.

San Jose State has an ATS record of 9-14 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 5-7. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Spartans have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

San Jose State’s over/under record this season is 16-7 and today’s over/under line of 140.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (139). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 126 points.

In their previous game, the Spartans’ offense finished with 73 points, which is right in line with their current average of 71.8 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Myron Amey Jr., who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.4, while Alvaro Cardenas Torre also maintains a PPG average of 13.4 leading up to the game.

Currently, the Spartans’ defense holds the 224th rank in the nation, allowing 74.2 points per game. San Jose State’s three-point defense is currently 127th in the country at 6.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 45.3% of their shots vs. San Jose State.