Fresno State Bulldogs vs Wyoming Cowboys Odds
The Wyoming Cowboys hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Fresno State Bulldogs pay a visit to Arena-Auditorium on the college basketball betting menu.
The Cowboys are 17-7 so far on the season, and 12-8 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 8-15 and 12-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Wyoming go 7-10 and the Bulldogs go 6-11 on the totals.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Wyoming sat as 9.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cowboys, most recently No. 124 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 159 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 67-58 victory for the Cowboys.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Wyoming's No. 288-ranked scoring average of 62.4 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 54 and allowing 61 PPG. The Cowboys FG% has averaged 43.6% to date this season, more than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (38.9% per game).
Defensively, Fresno State features the nation's No. 57-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.7 points per game. Wyoming, meanwhile, comes in at No. 292 nationally in scoring at home.
Fresno State lost its last outing, a 54-48 result against New Mexico on February 13. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. Fresno State got 11 points from Kevin Olekaibe but lost anyway, 54-48, to New Mexico on Wednesday at Save Mart Center.
Last time out for Wyoming, they were a 68-48 winner as they battled Nevada at home. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Wyoming cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Nevada out of the gym and running up a 68-48 score at Arena-Auditorium.
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Nevada are 7-3
After playing New Mexico are 5-1
After a loss are 3-7
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego State are 1-9
After playing Nevada are 0-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Cowboys trends to consider:
Fresno State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Fresno State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wyoming is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wyoming's last 5 games at home
Wyoming is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Wyoming is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Fresno State at Nevada, Tuesday, February 19
Wyoming at San Diego State, Tuesday, February 19