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NIU Huskies at Wyoming Cowboys Week 1 Betting Pick and Odds

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the NIU Huskies on Saturday when they take on the Wyoming Cowboys at War Memorial Stadium in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Wyoming Cowboys in this game found them listed as 10.5-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Huskies to win this game on Saturday 33-18. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

NIU Huskies vs Wyoming Cowboys Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Wyoming battles the NIU Huskies, currently with a 0-0 mark (0-0 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 0-0 for the Cowboys and 0-0 for the NIU Huskies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Wyoming vs NIU injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 98 (Wyoming Cowboys) and the No. 61 (NIU Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Wyoming Cowboys No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a NIU Huskies defense that ranks No. at PPG. The Wyoming Cowboys passing attack has averaged yards per game, more than the NIU Huskies give up through the air ( YPG on average).

Defensively, the NIU Huskies feature the league's No. 52-rated road run defense, allowing 168.5 yards per game. Wyoming, meanwhile, ranks No. 44 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northern Illinois didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Broncos as Boise State blasted them 55-7 in Week P action.

Brian Hill tore up the turf for 232 rushing yards in the latest Cowboys game, a 35-28 win over the Rebels at War Memorial Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 6 games
  • Northern Illinois is 15-4-1 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Wyoming is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wyoming's last 8 games
  • Wyoming is 3-13 ATS in its last 16 games at home
  • Wyoming is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

NIU at USF, Saturday, September 10th
Wyoming at Nebraska, Saturday, September 10th

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