Mountain West Tournament - Wyoming Cowboys vs Nevada Wolf Pack Preview
Nevada Wolf Pack vs Wyoming Cowboys Odds
The Wyoming Cowboys will be trying to slam the Nevada Wolf Pack on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Orleans Arena in college betting action.
It's a game in the Mountain West Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. Orleans Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
Supporters of the Wolf Pack have watched them go 12-18 and 11-15-3 ATS on the year, while the Cowboys are at 18-12 and 13-13 ATS. In totals betting, the Cowboys are 10-13, while the Wolf Pack have a 14-9-1 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Cowboys as 2.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 152-ranked Cowboys and the No. 292-rated Wolf Pack in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-60 win for the Cowboys on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wyoming's No. 343-rated squad against Nevada's No. 239-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wyoming rates No. 125 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 210 nationally with 5.8 per match.
Defensively, Nevada features the nation's No. 281-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.8 points per game. Wyoming, meanwhile, comes in at No. 311 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nevada was a 77-66 loser on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 16-point spread as underdogs. Deonte Burton scored 27 points for Nevada on Saturday, but the Rams managed a 77-66 victory over the Wolf Pack at Moby Arena.
Wyoming lost its last outing, a 78-56 result against Colorado State on March 6. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog. Wyoming was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Colorado State and falling by a 78-56 score at Arena-Auditorium.
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing Colorado State are 2-1
After a loss are 2-8
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Colorado State are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Wolf Pack at Cowboys trends to consider:
Wyoming is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Wyoming is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games