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Nevada Wolf Pack vs Wyoming Cowboys Preview

Wyoming CowboysNevada Wolf Pack
Jan 12, 6:00 PM | Lawlor Events Center

Wyoming Cowboys vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds

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A key college battle sees the visiting Wyoming Cowboys travelling to Nevada Saturday to take on the Wolf Pack.

The Cowboys will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 9-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wolf Pack are 4-8-2 ATS. Wyoming is 5-3 against the total, while Nevada is 5-4 versus the number.

View Wyoming vs Nevada Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Wolf Pack as 1.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 143-rated Wyoming taking on the No. 248-rated Wolf Pack in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 79-67 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nevada's No. 90 nationally ranked offense (71.9 points per game) against a Cowboys defense that sits as the No. 7 at 55.2 PPG. The Wolf Pack have been averaging 43.8% from the field, less than the Cowboys have managed so far this season (46.5% on average).

Defensively, Wyoming features the nation's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 55.8 points per game. Nevada, meanwhile, comes in at No. 109 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Wyoming, they were a 63-61 loser as they battled Boise State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The Cowboys endured a 63-61 loss at the hands of the Broncos on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from Derrious Gilmore at Arena-Auditorium.

Nevada was a 78-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Air Force. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Wolf Pack endured a 78-65 loss at the hands of the Falcons on Wednesday, despite a 21-point effort from Deonte Burton at Clune Arena.

Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Fresno State are 5-0
After playing Boise State are 5-2
After a loss are 6-4

Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Fresno State are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Cowboys at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
Wyoming is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Nevada is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Nevada is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Wyoming at Fresno State, Wednesday, January 16
Nevada at Fresno State, Saturday, January 19