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College baskeball point spread favors Rebels in battle with Cowboys

UNLV RebelsWyoming Cowboys
Feb 23, 7:30 PM | Arena-Auditorium

UNLV Rebels vs Wyoming Cowboys Odds

20-7TEAM RECORD18-8

A key college battle sees the visiting UNLV Rebels travelling to Wyoming Saturday to take on the Cowboys.

Wyoming battles the Rebels, currently sitting with a 20-7 mark (9-17 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-11 for the Cowboys and 8-15 for the Rebels.

View UNLV vs Wyoming Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Wyoming in this one found them as 2.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 12-rated UNLV taking on the No. 119-rated Cowboys in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-69 win for the Rebels on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wyoming's No. 300-ranked offense, averaging 61.7 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 113 at 64 PPG. The Cowboys field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, less than the Rebels marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.

Defensively, UNLV features the nation's No. 166-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.2 points per game. Wyoming, meanwhile, comes in at No. 298 nationally in scoring at home.

UNLV won its last outing, a 61-59 result against Colorado State on February 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite. The Rebels grabbed a 61-59 win over the Rams on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from Bryce Dejean-Jones at Thomas & Mack Center.

Wyoming lost its last outing, a 79-51 result against San Diego State on February 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 11-point underdog. Wyoming was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by San Diego State and falling by a 79-51 score at Viejas Arena.

UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Nevada are 9-1
After playing Colorado State are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Air Force are 3-7
After playing San Diego State are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rebels at Cowboys trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UNLV's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of UNLV's last 7 games when playing on the road against Wyoming
UNLV is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Wyoming
UNLV is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Wyoming
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wyoming's last 6 games at home
Wyoming is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wyoming's last 7 games when playing at home against UNLV
Wyoming is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
UNLV at Nevada, Saturday, March 2
Wyoming at Air Force, Tuesday, February 26