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Idaho State Bengals host Wyoming Cowboys in college basketball action

Wyoming CowboysIdaho State Bengals
Dec 22, 9:05 PM | Holt Arena

Wyoming Cowboys vs Idaho State Bengals Odds


The Idaho State Bengals host Wyoming on Thursday, looking to build on their 2-8 mark against the 11-2 Cowboys in college hoops action at Holt Arena.

The Bengals are 2-8 so far on the season, and 2-5 ATS vs. the number. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 11-2 and 6-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Idaho State go 5-2 and the Cowboys go 1-8 on the totals.

View Wyoming vs Idaho State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Bengals as 8-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 297-rated Bengals and the No. 169-ranked Cowboys, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 78-57 result in favor of the Cowboys.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Idaho State's No. 232-ranked offense, averaging 65.5 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 2 at 50.6 PPG. The Bengals field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Cowboys marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.1% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wyoming owns the country's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 54.3 points per game on the highway. Idaho State, on the other hand, rates No. 108 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Wyoming was a 57-46 loser on the road against Denver. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as underdogs. The Cowboys got 18 points from Leonard Washington, but it was Denver that prevailed in a 57-46 final on Monday at Magness Arena.

Idaho State was a 71-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Utah. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites. Melvin Morgan scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Bengals to a win (they lost 71-59 to Utah at Huntsman Center on Friday).

Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Utah Valley are 1-0
After playing Denver are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

Idaho State Bengals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Weber State are 2-8
After playing Utah are 2-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Cowboys at Bengals trends to consider:
Wyoming is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Wyoming is 1-24 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Idaho State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Idaho State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Wyoming at Utah Valley, Tuesday, January 3
Idaho State at Weber State, Thursday, December 29