Wyoming Cowboys vs Santa Barbara Gauchos Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Cowboys of Wyoming hit the hard court against the Gauchos of Santa Barbara.
The Gauchos bring a 2-3 record (1-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-0 Cowboys, who are 3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Santa Barbara go 1-0 so far and the Cowboys go 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gauchos sit at No. 91 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cowboys sit at No. 309 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Cowboys will win this game 78-60.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Santa Barbara has the nation's No. 228-rated offensive output, at 65.6 PPG. The visiting Cowboys defense ranks No. 17 allowing on average 53.7 PPG. The Gauchos FG% has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Cowboys marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.
Defensively, Wyoming features the nation's No. 63-rated defense on the road, allowing 60 points per game. Santa Barbara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 233 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Wyoming was a 63-49 winner at home against CS Bakersfield. Wyoming got 13 points from Leonard Washington en route to a 63-49 victory over CS Bakersfield on Saturday at Arena-Auditorium.
Last time out for Santa Barbara, they were a 72-56 loser as they battled Boise State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. The Gauchos endured a 72-56 loss at the hands of the Broncos on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Alan Williams at Taco Bell Arena.
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 3-4
After playing CS Bakersfield are 1-1
After a win are 6-4
Santa Barbara Gauchos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Santa Clara are 5-1
After playing Boise State are 4-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Cowboys at Gauchos trends to consider:
Wyoming is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Wyoming is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Santa Barbara is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Santa Barbara is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Santa Barbara is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Wyoming home to Colorado, Saturday, December 1
Santa Barbara at Santa Clara, Saturday, December 1