Wyoming Cowboys vs. Nevada Wolf Pack - 1/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (10-7) at Wyoming Cowboys (10-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Arena-Auditorium)
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The Nevada Wolf Pack will travel to play the Wyoming Cowboys in a Mountain West game on Wednesday.
The Wyoming Cowboys are 10-9 (3-3) and are coming off of a win against New Mexico by a score of 70-68. Wyoming has won 3 of their last 4 games and is tied for 5th in the Mountain West standings. Wyoming is averaging 71 points per game while giving up 68.8 points per game. Wyoming is also averaging 31.4 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game. Josh Adams is averaging 23.9 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for Wyoming. Jason McManamen is averaging 12.3 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per game for the Cowboys. Wyoming is shooting 73.4% on free throws, 36.5% on three-pointers, and 43.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Nevada Wolf Pack are 10-7 (2-3) and are coming off of a loss to Boise State by a score of 74-67. Nevada has lost 4 of their last 6 games and is tied for 7th in the Mountain West standings. Nevada is averaging 78.2 points per game while giving up 72.5 points per game for Nevada. Nevada is also averaging 41.3 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game. Marqueze Coleman is averaging 17.9 points per game and 4.1 assists per game for Nevada. D.J. Fenner is averaging 12.7 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Wolf Pack. Nevada is shooting 72.8% on free throws, 32% on three-pointers, and 43.5% on all field goal attempts.
Nevada is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. Nevada is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 conference games. The over is 4-0 in Nevada’s last 4 road games. Wyoming is 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 conference games. Wyoming is 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games. The under is 4-0 in Wyoming’s last 4 Wednesday games. The over is 4-0 in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Nevada is a higher scoring team than Wyoming, while Wyoming is the better defensive team. Nevada has the big rebounding advantage in this matchup, while both teams are similar in shooting. With this looking like a pretty even game, I like the home team in this matchup.