Wyoming vs. Nevada - 1/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (6-13) at Wyoming Cowboys (17-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Arena-Auditorium)
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Wyoming Cowboys and the Nevada Wolf Pack face off on Saturday at Arena-Auditorium in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Wyoming Cowboys are 17-4 this season and they are coming off of a 12-point loss at Utah State. Wyoming is averaging 62.8 points per game and they are shooting 48.4 percent from the floor while defensively they allow 53.8 points and their opponents shoot 40 percent. Larry nance Jr. leads the Cowboys averaging 16.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Josh Adams is averaging 11.4 points, Riley Grabau is averaging 8.4 points, and Derek Cooke Jr. is averaging 7.8 points. Nevada is 13-1 at home and 6-2 in the MWC this season.
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The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-13 this season and they have lost their last five games in a row. Nevada is averaging 62.2 points and they are shooting 38 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. A.J. West leads the Wolf Pack averaging 12.3 points and 10.1 rebounds. Marqueze Coleman is averaging 10.3 points, D.J. Fenner is averaging 10.1 points, and Tyro Criswell is averaging 7.9 points. Nevada is 1-5 on the road and 2-5 in the MWC.
Wyoming is 3-8-1 against the spread in their last 12 games, 1-4 against the spread I their last five home games, and 1-8-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Nevada is 3-9 against the spread following a loss, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage over .600.
Wyoming is the much better team here and I look for them to cover the big number.