Wyoming vs. Boise State - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (14-5) at Wyoming Cowboys (10-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Arena-Auditorium)
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys +5.5 -- Over/Under: 136 See the Latest Odds
The Wyoming Cowboys and the Boise State Broncos face off on Saturday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-10 this season and the have lost two of their last three games. Wyoming is averaging 69.3 points per game and they are shooting 42.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Josh Adams leads the Cowboys averaging 24.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Jason McManamen is averaging 12.2 points, Alan Herndon is averaging 6.9 points, and Justin James is averaging 6.6 points. Wyoming is 6-3 at home and 3-4 in Mountain West games.
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The Boise State Broncos are 14-5 this season and they have won 10 of their last 11 games. Boise State is averaging 78.1 points per game and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. James Webb II leads the Broncos averaging 16.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Anthiny Drmic is averaging 12.6 points, Nick Duncan is averaging 12.2 points, and Mikey Thompson is averaging 11.3 points. Boise State appears to be a NCAA Tournament quality team.
Wyoming is 5-0-1 against the spread following a loss, 6-2-1 against the spread against the Mountain West, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games. Boise State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 22-7 against the spread against the Mountain West, and 15-6 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Boise State is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games against Wyoming.
I see Boise being the stronger team here but I don’t love the number.