Cowboys visit Bobcats in Week 5 battle

Wyoming CowboysTexas State Bobcats
3-1September 28, 2013, 07:00 | Bobcat Stadium2-1

The Bobcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Cowboys at Bobcat Stadium in Week 5 action.

The Cowboys will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 4-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bobcats are 2-1 ATS. Wyoming is 2-2 against the total, while Texas State is 0-3 versus the number.

View Wyoming Cowboys vs Texas State Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Texas State were sitting as 10.5-point Underdog earlier in the week at Sportsbook. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 66-rated Bobcats and the No. 57-ranked Cowboys, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 43-24 result in favor of the Cowboys.

Robert Lowe went over the 100-yard mark (103) in his team's latest effort, but Texas Tech still defeated Texas State by a score of 33-7.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas State's No. 104-ranked offense, averaging 19 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 33 this week at 19.25 PPG. The Bobcats aerial game is averaging 144.33 yards per game, less than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 194.25 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 11-rated road run defense, allowing 70.5 yards per game. Texas State, meanwhile, ranks No. 38 in rushing offense at home.

A few Cowboys at Bobcats trends to consider:
Wyoming is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Wyoming is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Wyoming is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Texas State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Texas State is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas State's last 12 games
Texas State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Wyoming at New Mexico, Saturday, October 12th
Texas State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, October 5th
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