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Cowboys vs Rams Betting Matchup Report

Colorado State RamsWyoming Cowboys
2-4October 19, 2013, 02:00 | War Memorial Stadium4-2

The Cowboys will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Rams at War Memorial Stadium in Week 8 action.

This season the Cowboys are 4-2 overall and 4-2 ATS against the number, while the Rams are 2-4 and 4-2 ATS. As for the totals, Wyoming is 3-3 on the OU, and Colorado State is 4-1-1.

View Colorado State Rams vs Wyoming Cowboys Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Rams in this one found them as 6.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 47-rated Cowboys and the No. 85-ranked Rams, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 41-27 result in favor of the Cowboys.

Colorado State lost its last outing, a 34-27 result against San Jose State on October 12. Colorado State failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 61 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Brett Smith ran through the New Mexico defense for 138 yards in Wyoming's last game, handing the Lobos a 38-31 setback on Saturday at War Memorial Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wyoming's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 37.67 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 97 this week at 32.5 PPG. The Cowboys aerial game is averaging 310.17 yards per game, more than the Rams secondary allows through the air, 307.33 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Rams own the league's No. 37-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 140.5 yards per game when on the road. Wyoming, on the other hand, rates No. 30 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Rams at Cowboys trends to consider:
Colorado State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Colorado State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Colorado State is 7-17 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
Colorado State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wyoming is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Wyoming is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wyoming's last 7 games
Wyoming is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Colorado State at Hawaii, Saturday, October 26th
Wyoming at San Jose State, Saturday, October 26th