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Wyoming Cowboys vs Air Force Falcons Odds
Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Cowboys on Saturday when they take on the Falcons at Falcon Stadium in Week 4 action.
The Cowboys will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Falcons are 1-2 ATS. Wyoming is 1-2 against the total, while Air Force is 2-1 versus the number.
Betting Line: The Cowboys were listed as 2.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Falcons - Cowboys odds would favor the Cowboys if the lines were set according to power ranks. Air Force is rated No. 109 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Cowboys sit at No. 106. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 48-20 win for the Cowboys.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Air Force's No. 80-ranked offense, averaging 26 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 33 this week at 18 PPG. The Falcons aerial game is averaging 93 yards per game, less than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 211.7 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 99-rated road run defense, allowing 375 yards per game. Air Force, meanwhile, ranks No. 16 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Wyoming, they were a 35-7 winner as they battled N. Colorado at home. Wyoming covered in the match as a 27.5-point favorite, while 42 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Wyoming cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 35-7 score against N. Colorado at War Memorial Stadium.
Air Force was a 42-20 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Boise State. They covered the 23-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (62) made winners of OVER bettors. Jaleel Awini ran through the Boise State defense for 107 yards in Air Force's last game, but the Falcons still lost a 42-20 decision at Bronco Stadium.
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Cowboys at Falcons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wyoming's last 5 games when playing Air Force
Wyoming is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Wyoming's last 10 games on the road
Wyoming is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Air Force
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Air Force's last 5 games when playing Wyoming
Air Force is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Wyoming
Air Force is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Air Force is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Wyoming
Wyoming at Texas State, Saturday, September 28
Air Force at Nevada, Saturday, September 28