Cowboys open as college hoops underdog vs Falcons
Wyoming Cowboys vs Air Force Falcons Odds
The Air Force Falcons will hit the floor running against the visiting Wyoming Cowboys Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Air Force battles the Cowboys, currently sitting with a 18-9 mark (12-11 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 11-5 for the Falcons and 8-12 for the Cowboys.
The Cowboys were listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Falcons sit at No. 141 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cowboys sit at No. 156 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Falcons will win this game 71-69.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cowboys is ranked No. 339 in NCAA hoops at 29 per game. Contrast that with Air Force’s No. 329 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Air Force is the No. 15-ranked team in the country at 8.4 per game, while Wyoming rates No. 132 at 6.5 per game.
Defensively, Wyoming features the nation's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.8 points per game. Air Force, meanwhile, comes in at No. 31 nationally in scoring at home.
Wyoming lost its last outing, a 65-42 result against UNLV on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. Wyoming was run off the court by the Rebels on Saturday as UNLV routed them 65-42 at Arena-Auditorium.
Air Force was a 77-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Boise State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Falcons got 14 points from Todd Fletcher, but it was Boise State that prevailed in a 77-65 final on Wednesday at Taco Bell Arena.
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing New Mexico are 2-8
After playing UNLV are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Fresno State are 2-4
After playing Boise State are 2-1
After a loss are 5-5
A few Cowboys at Falcons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wyoming's last 7 games when playing on the road against Air Force
Wyoming is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Air Force is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Air Force's last 7 games when playing Wyoming
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Air Force's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Air Force's last 7 games when playing at home against Wyoming
Wyoming at New Mexico, Saturday, March 2
Air Force at Fresno State, Saturday, March 2