The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (4-7) travel to face off against the Wyoming Cowboys (6-4) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at War Memorial Stadium (WY) in Laramie and televised on SPEC. Hawaii is coming off a win in their previous game, while Wyoming is looking to get back on track from a loss to the UNLV. Kickoff is set for 2:00 ET.
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs Wyoming Cowboys
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Are Coming Off A Win
Hawaii most recently played against Air Force and won by a score of 27-13. Quarterback Brayden Schager finished with 176 passing yards in the team’s most recent win over Air Force. Not only did he throw for two touchdowns but he ran for one scores.
Combining for 40 points, the under hit in this matchup with a line of 46.5. Hawaii covered the spread, as they were 19-point underdogs going into the game.
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors take on the Wyoming with a 4-7 record, including 1-4 on the road and 2-3 at home.
Hawaii’s average scoring differential for the season is -10.1 leading to an ATS mark of 3-7. The Rainbow Warriors have been favored two times and the underdog in eight games Over 11 games, the average over/under line for Hawaii’s games has been 55.8 points. The total score in these matchups has averaged 54.1 points, resulting in an OU record of 5-5.
The Wyoming Cowboys Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Wyoming is coming off a tough 34-14 loss to UNLV. The Cowboys couldn’t hold on after a strong first-half, going into halftime with a 14-0 lead. Wyoming was outscored by 34 in the second half. Quarterback Andrew Peasley did not throw for a touchdown in the team’s loss over UNLV, but he did rush for one touchdown. Overall, he had a completion percentage of 50.0% and threw for 144 yards.
Going into the game, Wyoming was the 3-point underdogs and in addition to losing straight-up, they did not cover the spread. The team’s combined 48 points was not enough to surpass the over/under line of 48.5.
With a 6-4 record, the Wyoming Cowboys take on Hawaii. Their road record so far is (0-4) and at home (4-0).
So far, Wyoming has been favored three times and the underdog in five games. This has led to an ATS record of 4-3-1 and an average scoring differential of -3.1. After 10 games, the average over/under line in Wyoming’s matches stands at 45.6 points. The collective score in their games has averaged 48.9 points, resulting in an OU record of 3-5.
Hawaii Offense Breakdown
Hawaii comes into the game with an offense averaging 22, which places them at 72nd in the NCAA rankings. Their passing game has them ranked 14th nationally, with an average of 269.9 passing yards. In the rushing department, they’re 126th in the nation, with 263 rushing attempts per game for the season.
So far, Brayden Schager has thrown for 2944 yards this season while averaging 10.6 per completion. His completion percentage this year is 63.1% and he has thrown 24 touchdowns.
Wyoming Offense Breakdown
Wyoming comes into the game with an offense averaging 22.9, which places them at 80th in the NCAA rankings. Their passing game has them ranked 120th nationally, with an average of 152.3 passing yards. In the rushing department, they’re 77th in the nation, with 348 rushing attempts per game for the season.
The top passer for Wyoming is Andrew Peasley, who has accumulated 1339 passing yards and boasts a completion rate of 58.3%. He’s currently averaging 6.5 yards per passing attempt.
Hawaii Team Defense
Ranked 159th in passing yards allowed per game, Hawaii’s defense gets ready to take on Wyoming. Opponents have attempted an average of 25.2 passes per game against the Rainbow Warriors. They’re allowing 32.1 points per contest, placing them 139th in college football. Their rush defense ranks 134th in the NCAA.
Wyoming Team Defense
Wyoming’s defense holds the 134th rank in passing yards allowed per game as they head into this game. On average, opponents have made 32.5 passing attempts against the Cowboys. They have given up 26 points per game, which places them at 95th in college football. In the rush defense category, they rank 117th in the NCAA.
Hawaii vs Wyoming Trends
- On the road, Hawaii has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.
- Wyoming is 1-2 ATS in their last home games.
- Looking back at the last ten times Wyoming went into a game as the underdog, their ATS mark was 5-4-1.
- Hawaii are 1-2 in their last three games as favorites.
Wyoming’s offense hasn’t been performing well on third down so far this season. I don’t see them suddenly resolving this issue, and like Hawaii +13.5.
I’m going with the over as my pick, considering the over/under line at 45. Thus far, games featuring Wyoming have averaged a combined score of 48.9 points, and I anticipate this game will go beyond 45.
All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!
* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.