NCAAF Matchup - Spartans Cowboys Odds Preview

Wyoming Cowboys San Jose State Spartans
4-3 October 26, 2013, 07:00 | Spartan Stadium 2-3



The Spartans will do battle with the visiting Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.

They will face the 4-3 Cowboys, who own a 4-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Spartans are 2-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cowboys are 4-3 favoring the OVER.

View Wyoming Cowboys vs San Jose State Spartans Odds and Stats.

Bettors going with the Spartans in this game found them listed as -5.5-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.

The game pits the Spartans, currently No. 40 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Cowboys, who rate No. 48 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 33-23 victory for the Cowboys.

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David Fales led the way last time out for the Spartans, connecting for 431 passing yards and a 34-27 victory over the Rams at Hughes Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose State's No. 91-ranked offense, averaging 24 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 80 this week at 28.86 PPG. The Spartans aerial game is averaging 327.5 yards per game, more than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 195.86 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 120-rated road run defense, allowing 325.67 yards per game. San Jose State, meanwhile, ranks No. 104 in rushing offense at home.

A few Cowboys at Spartans trends to consider:
Wyoming is 5-10-1 SU in its last 16 games
Wyoming is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
San Jose State is 4-9-1 SU in its last 14 games
San Jose State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
San Jose State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose State's last 6 games at home


Next up:
Wyoming at Fresno State, Saturday, November 9th
San Jose State at UNLV, Saturday, November 2nd
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