Wyoming Cowboys vs Utah State Aggies NCAAB NCAAB Betting prediction

Wyoming Cowboys vs Utah State Aggies Prediction 1/9/2024

The Wyoming Cowboys (8-7) travel to face off against the Utah State Aggies (14-1) on Tuesday, January 9th. This game will be played at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan and televised on MWN. Utah State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Wyoming is looking to get back on track from a loss to the New Mexico. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Wyoming Cowboys vs Utah State Aggies

The Wyoming Cowboys Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Wyoming heads into tonight’s game as a 15.5-point underdog, and they have been the underdog in 10 of their 15 games this season. So far, the Cowboys have gone 4-6 as the underdog.

Wyoming enters tonight’s game with a 1-5 record on the road, and they have lost five straight games away from home. Over their last 10 road games, the Cowboys are just 2-8.

So far this season, Wyoming has an ATS record of 4-9, including a mark of 1-5 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cowboys have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Wyoming games is 7-6 and today’s over/under line of 148.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this year (146.8). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 148 points compared to the season average of 146.8 points per game.

The Utah State Aggies Are Coming Off A Win

Utah State has been dominant at home this season, going 7-0 with an average scoring margin of +12.9 points per game. They have won all 12 games this season in which they have been favored, and they enter today’s game on a 12-game winning streak.

Overall, the Aggies are 14-1 on the season, including a perfect 2-0 mark in Mountain West play. They have won their last five games against Wyoming and are 10-0 at home in their last 10 contests.

Utah State has a solid ATS record this season at 8-5, but they have gone just 1-2 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games and 2-2 in their last 5. As the favorite, the Aggies have gone 2-1 ATS in their last 3 games and 7-3 in their last 10.

This season, the over/under record for Utah State games is 8-5 and today’s over/under line of 148.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.6). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 146 points compared to their season average of 147.8 points per game. So far this year, their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line in eight of their 15 games.

Wyoming Offense Breakdown

The Wyoming offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 60 points versus New Mexico. During the game, they attempted 21 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 41.2%. The top scorer for the Cowboys was Sam Griffin with 18 points, while Cam Manyawu also added 11 to the scoreboard.

Sam Griffin (G) 18.6 3.8 3.6
Akuel Kot (G) 14.9 2.3 2.2
Caden Powell (F) 7.9 6.0 1.6

Utah State Offense Breakdown

The Utah State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 77 points vs. Colorado State. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.1% while connecting on 5 threes. Great Osobor was the leading scorer for the Aggies, putting up 20 points. In addition, Mason Falslev contributed 18 points.

Great Osobor (F) 18.5 9.5 2.7
Mason Falslev (G) 12.0 4.7 2.9
Ian Martinez (G) 12.8 3.2 1.4

Wyoming Team Defense

In terms of defense, Wyoming is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 73.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. New Mexico, the Lobos finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 77 points vs. Wyoming.

Utah State Team Defense

So far, the Aggies’ defense is ranked 58th in the country at 65.7 points per contest. In today’s game, the Utah State defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 72 points.

Cowboys vs Aggies Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Wyoming has an ATS record of just 2-8. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 67 points per game.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Utah State has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 7-3 while averaging 74 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Cowboys have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 2-3.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Aggies have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Cowboys vs Aggies Prediction

In this Aggies vs. Aggies matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Aggies at -15.5. While we project the Aggies to win 75-69, our recommendation is to bet on the Cowboys for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 148.5 and our model has the Cowboys and Aggies finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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