Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Cowboys and Aggies. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on MWN, and it’s hosted by the Aggies at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Mountain West conference game currently have the Aggies as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 148 points.

WYOMING COWBOYS VS UTAH STATE AGGIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys +15

This game will be played at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 9th.

WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Aggies.
  • Even though we have Utah State winning straight-up, we like Wyoming at +15.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 148 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Wyoming Shock Everyone at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum?

Wyoming heads into this game as a 15-point underdog, and they have gone 4-6 as the underdog this season. They come into this game with an 8-7 overall record, including a 1-1 mark in Mountain West play. The Cowboys have struggled on the road, going just 1-5 this season, and they have lost five straight games away from home.

Most recently, Wyoming lost to New Mexico by a score of 77-60. Over their last 10 games on the road, they have gone just 2-8.

Wyoming has struggled against the spread this season, going just 4-9. Their ATS record as the underdog is 4-6 and they are 0-3 vs. the spread as the underdog in their last 3 games. On the road, the Cowboys have gone 1-5 vs. the spread this year and are 2-8 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

Wyoming’s over/under record this season is 7-6 and today’s line of 148 is the same as the average scoring total in their games this season. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 148 points.

In their latest game, Wyoming offense put up 60 points against New Mexico. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.2% and made 4 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Cowboys offense has been good from outside, hitting 38% of their three-pointers on an average of 18.2 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.

So far, the Cowboys’ defense is ranked 201st in the country at 73.3 points per contest. In today’s game, the Wyoming defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 3 three-pointers while giving up 77 points.

Can Utah State Live Up to the Hype at Home?

Utah State is the favorite in this game, as they have been in all 12 of their games this season. So far, they are 12-0 as the favorite, and they are 14-1 overall. They have won 12 games in a row, and their average scoring margin at home is +12.9 points per game.

The Aggies have been perfect at home this season, going 7-0. In their last 10 home games, they are 10-0, and they have won five straight at home.

Utah State has been solid against the spread this year, going 8-5 overall. However, their ATS record at home is just 4-3 and they have gone just 1-2 vs. the spread in their last three home games. As the favorite, the Aggies are 7-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 games.

So far this season, the over/under record for Utah State games is 8-5. The average over/under line in their games is 143.6 and today’s line of 148 is higher than that average. Currently, the over/under record in their last three games is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 146 points.

In their recent matchup, the Utah State offense ended with 77 points against Colorado State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.1% and made 5 threes. Great Osobor was the leading scorer for the Aggies, putting up 20 points. In addition, Mason Falslev contributed 18 points.

So far, the Aggies’ defense is ranked 58th in the country at 65.7 points per contest. The Utah State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 72 points and allowed Colorado State to connect on 5 threes.