Wyoming vs. Boise State - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (10-5) at Wyoming Cowboys (14-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Arena-Auditorium)
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Boise State Broncos and Wyoming Cowboys play Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium.
The Boise State Broncos have lost three straight games and play their sixth true road game. On the season, Boise State is averaging 71.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting and is allowing 62.8 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Derrick Marks is averaging 17.2 points and 3.2 assists while Mikey Thompson is averaging 9.6 points and 2.7 rebounds. James Webb III is grabbing 6.5 rebounds and Nick Duncan is shooting 37.3 percent from the field. The Boise State Broncos remain a productive offensive team that’s shooting 72.5 percent from the line and 38.3 percent from downtown. However, the Broncos are struggling a bit without Anthony Drmic. Defensively, Boise State is allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 62 or less points in six of its last eight games.
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The Wyoming Cowboys have won six straight games and hope to remain undefeated in conference play. On the season, Wyoming is averaging 64.1 points on 50.2 percent shooting and is allowing 52.1 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Larry Nance Jr. is averaging 15.6 points and 6.5 rebounds while Josh Adams is averaging 10.8 points and 3.9 assists. Derek Cooke Jr. is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Charles Hankerson Jr. is shooting 45.5 percent from the field. The Wyoming Cowboys are one of the top shooting teams in the country, which includes 71 percent from the line and 32.8 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Wyoming is allowing teams to shoot 33.9 percent from deep and has allowed 61 or less points in six of its last seven games.
The Broncos are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Mountain West and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cowboys are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Wyoming Cowboys are one of those teams that people seem to sleep on. Wyoming can shoot the ball with the best of them and is nearly unbeatable when it gets hot. With the way Boise State has been playing recently, this should be a double-digit win for the Cowboys at home.