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Boise State vs Wyoming Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds

Broncos vs Cowboys Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Boise State Broncos at Wyoming Cowboys
  • Where: Laramie at Arena-Auditorium
  • Date: Saturday, January 14th
  • Betting Odds: Boise State -5, BOISE -218 | WYOM +175 O/U 132.0

Broncos Preview:

The Boise State will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 3 game win streak and have an overall record of 13-4. So far, the Broncos have played 7 games on the road, with a record of 4-3. This season, Boise State has been favored to win in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 6-3. For today’s contest, Boise State has a betting line set -5 points in their favor.

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Tyson Degenhart comes into today’s game as the Broncos’ leading scorer at 13.59 points per contest. Not only has Degenhart been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Boise State’s top rebounder at 6.0 boards per contest. Behind Degenhart, the team has benefited from the strong play of Max Rice, who is second on the team in scoring at 11.94 points per game. Overall, he has hit 42.1% of his shots and is adding 4.71 boards per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Boise State this season, as they are currently ranked 279th in college basketball at 68.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Broncos’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.8%, placing them 192nd in the NCAA.

Cowboys Preview:

Wyoming will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Boise State in order to snap their current 6 game losing streak. So far this season, Wyoming has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-7. For the season, Wyoming has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 0-8. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Cowboys being +5 point underdogs.

Wyoming’s leading scorer this season is Hunter Maldonado, who is averaging 13.47 points per contest. So far, Maldonado has accounted for 17.88% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.33 rebounds per game and 3.27 assists. Noah Reynolds is the second leading scorer for the Cowboys, averaging 14.31 points per game. Between him and Reynolds, they are accounting for 34.3% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Wyoming is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.0 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 16 games, they have only hit 34.3% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 43.12% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Wyoming Cowboys +5

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the Boise State Broncos are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -5. However, we anticipate Wyoming putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Broncos as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Cowboys to cover.

 


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