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San Diego State vs Wyoming Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 7th Betting Odds

Aztecs vs Cowboys Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: San Diego State Aztecs at Wyoming Cowboys
  • Where: Laramie at Arena-Auditorium
  • Date: Saturday, January 7th
  • Betting Odds: San Diego State -7.5, SDST -362 | WYOM +280 O/U 135.0

Aztecs Preview:

San Diego State will take the floor against the Cowboys with an overall record of 11-3. So far, the Aztecs have played 4 games on the road, with a record of 2-2. This season, San Diego State has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 10-2. For today’s contest, San Diego State has a betting line set -7.5 points in their favor.

San Diego State’s leading scorer this season is Matt Bradley, who is averaging 12.93 points per contest. So far, Bradley has accounted for 17.19% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.14 rebounds per game and 1.79 assists. Darrion Trammell is the second leading scorer for the Aztecs, averaging 13.23 points per game. Between him and Trammell, they are accounting for 33.5% of the team’s scoring.

Coming into today’s game, San Diego State will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Aztecs are ranked 374th at 65.3 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 642nd ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, San Diego State is close to the NCAA average at 35.8%.

Cowboys Preview:

Wyoming will take the floor against the Aztecs with an overall record of 5-9. So far this season, Wyoming has played 11 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-6. For the season, Wyoming has been the underdog in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 0-6. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Cowboys being +7.5 point underdogs.

Wyoming will be dealing with a key absence in this matchup vs San Diego State, as their leading scorer, <__main__.PlayerInfoClass object at 0x7fee92bcb910> will be unavailable. The Cowboys’ will be looking to replace his 14.31 points per game, which accounts for 18.75% of the team’s scoring. Hunter Maldonado will need to take on a bigger role for the Cowboys’ offense, as he is 2nd on the team at 12.46 points per game. So far, Maldonado has connected on 44.0% of his field goal attempts.

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 14 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: San Diego State Aztecs -7.5

Based on our analysis, we feel good about taking the San Diego State Aztecs to take care of business in their matchup vs Wyoming. Heading into action, San Diego State is favored to win, with a point spread sitting at -7.5. Not only does the team have a good track record vs the spread on the road of late 6-4, but they are also doing a good job getting to the line this season. Look for their ability to rack up points at the charity stripe to play a big role in the Aztecs’ coming away with the win and covering the spread.

 


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