The Golden Hurricane (-4) are set to host the Wyoming Cowboys in Tulsa. The daytime game will begin at 3:30 p.m. ET and CBS Sports Network has the TV rights.
Wyoming at Tulsa Betting Odds 9/21/2019
This game’s spread is placed at 4 points in favor of Tulsa. The Cowboys are currently getting +155 moneyline odds while the Golden Hurricane are -175. The over/under has been set at 46 points. It appears that there might be multiple good live betting scenarios in this game.
The game’s total has shifted a lot lower after originally being set at 48. The opening line of -4 has remained firm.
The Cowboys are 3-0 straight up (SU) while the Golden Hurricane are 1-2 SU. The profitable Cowboys have recorded 7.0 units so far in 2019 and are 2-0 against the spread (ATS). The team has posted an O/U record of 1-1.
The Golden Hurricane have gained 0.0 units this season. They’re 2-1 ATS and have an O/U record of 0-3.
The Cowboys are looking to remain unbeaten following a 21-16 victory over Idaho last week. Sean Chambers completed only four passes on 12 attempts for 50 yards. Trey Smith (152 yards on 17 rushes, two TDs) and Titus Swen (52 yards on 14 carries) led the running attack while Jackson Marcotte (one receptions, 23 yards) and Swen (one catch, 22 yards) manned the receiving duties in the win.
A week ago, Oklahoma State knocked off this Tulsa team by a score of 40-21. As a group, the Golden Hurricane collectively completed 19-of-35 passes for 238 yards and one touchdown. Zach Smith went 17-for-30 for 228 yards and one touchdown while Seth Boomer was two-of-five for 10 yards. Shamari Brooks (107 rushing yards on 29 attempts, two TDs) and Corey Taylor II (43 yards on 13 carries) handled the running game as Keylon Stokes (seven receptions, 109 yards, one TD) and Sam Crawford Jr. (three catches, 55 yards) led the pass-catching attack in the loss.
Wyoming has run the ball on 75 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Tulsa has a rush percentage of 59.5 percent. The Cowboys have produced 241 rush yards/game and have seven touchdowns on the ground this year. The Golden Hurricane are putting up 114 rush yards per contest and have five total rushing TDs.
If 2019 results are any indication, then it appears the Cowboys may hold an edge in all aspects of the ground game, since their running backs has generated 5.2 yards per carry while the defense is allowing a YPC of 2.5 to opponents. The Golden Hurricane have registered 2.6 yards per carry and allowed 4.8 yards per rush attempt to opponents.
The Cowboys have logged 82 yards per game in the air overall and have yet to record a passing scores so far. The Golden Hurricane have recorded 225 pass yards per game and have three total pass TDs.
On the defensive side of the ball, Wyoming has allowed 86 rush yards and 342 pass yards per game. Tulsa has allowed 186.7 yards per game on the ground and 199 to opponents in the air. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to the opposition, as the Cowboys have given up an ANY/A of 5.88 to opposing QBs, while the Golden Hurricane are allowing an ANY/A of 6.02.
Chambers is up to 142 passing yards on the year, and has connected on 10-of-28 attempts with zero passing touchdowns and has yet to throw an interception. Chambers has a 4.62 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number sits at 3.09 over the last two games.
The Cowboys have tried to maintain the pace by getting the ball into the hands of their running backs. Trey Smith (168 rush yards, three rush TDs) and Titus Swen (97 rush yards) have delivered in the Wyoming gameplan.
Zach Smith has tallied 381 yards, two TDs and one INT for Tulsa. His ANY/A stands at 4.76 for the season and 8.66 across his past two outings.
The Golden Hurricane also like to leverage their backfield. In addition to Shamari Brooks (10 receiving yards), Sam Crawford Jr. (104 receiving yards and one receiving TD) and Keylon Stokes (163 receiving yards and one TD) have gotten a multitude of action recently.
Wyoming Cowboys vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Free NCAA Betting Tip
SU Winner – Wyoming, ATS Winner – Wyoming, O/U – Over
Team Betting Notes
The Wyoming defensive unit has sacked opposing quarterbacks 11 times this year. Tulsa has produced just two sacks.
Tulsa has lost two fumbles in 2019 while Wyoming has yet to let any get away.
Each team has produced one pass play of 40+ yards. The Cowboys have have made one pass play of 30+ yards while the Golden Hurricane have created five such plays.
Both teams have allowed two pass plays of 40 or more yards. The Wyoming defense has given up six pass plays of 30+ yards while Tulsa has given up four such plays.
The Wyoming offense has created five rushing plays of 20 yards or more, while Tulsa has created zero such runs.
The Cowboys defense has allowed one rushing play of 20+ yards, while the Golden Hurricane have given up eight such runs.
As a team, Wyoming has averaged 4.4 yards per carry over its last two contests.
Tulsa has averaged 3.9 yards per carry over its last two.