Cowboys vs Lobos Game Preview
Wyoming Cowboys vs New Mexico Lobos Odds
The Lobos will do battle with the visiting Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
The Lobos currently sports a record of 4-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-4 ATS. The Cowboys are 2-7 and 5-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lobos post a 3-6 over under record this season, while the Cowboys have gone 4-4 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Lobos, currently No. 83 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Cowboys, who rate No. 98 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 26-21 victory for the Lobos.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Mexico's No. 71-ranked offense (26.8 PPG) against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 107 at 34.8 PPG. The Lobos passing attack has averaged 53.5 yards per game, less than the Cowboys give up through the air (250.3 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Cowboys own the league's No. 75-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 184 yards per game when on the road. New Mexico, on the other hand, rates No. 3 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Wyoming was a 45-31 winner in their most recent outing at home against Colorado State. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (76) made winners of OVER bettors. The Cowboys grabbed a Week 10 victory over the Rams in their last game, winning 45-31 at War Memorial Stadium.
Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 35-7 loser as they battled UNLV on the road. New Mexico failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 42 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New Mexico didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Rebels as UNLV blasted them 35-7 in Week 10 action.
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Cowboys at Lobos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wyoming's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Wyoming's last 9 games when playing New Mexico
Wyoming is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wyoming is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
New Mexico is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Wyoming
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Mexico's last 9 games when playing Wyoming
New Mexico is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Wyoming
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Mexico's last 9 games
Wyoming at UNLV, Saturday, November 17
New Mexico home to Nevada, Saturday, November 17