Denver vs. Wyoming - 12/2/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (4-2) at Denver Pioneers (5-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Magness Arena)
The Line: Denver Pioneers -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Root Sports
The Wyoming Cowboys and Denver Pioneers meet Wednesday night at the Magness Arena.
The Wyoming Cowboys look for their third straight win to get off to a solid 5-2 start. The Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 71.8 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Josh Adams is averaging 22 points and 5.2 assists while Jason McManamen is averaging 12 points and three rebounds. Justin James is dishing 1.3 assists and Alan Herndon is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Wyoming Cowboys are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. Wyoming is averaging 10 turnovers and 10 made threes per game. The Wyoming Cowboys have lost six of their last seven road games. Morris Marshall is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Denver Pioneers look to continue their impressive run with their sixth straight win. The Denver Pioneers are averaging 69.7 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 60 points on 38.6 percent shooting. Nate Engesser is averaging 16.2 points and 3.3 rebounds while Joe Rosga is averaging 10.3 points and 2.7 assists. Bryant Rucker is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Byrd is dishing 2.7 assists. The Denver Pioneers are shooting 40.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. Denver is averaging 14 turnovers and has just 34 offensive rebounds in six games. The Denver Pioneers have won eight of their last 12 home games.
The Cowboys are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games and 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Pioneers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. win. The Cowboys are 1-5-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Denver and 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Denver's lack of rebounding really scares me against solid compeition, but the Pioneers ability to shoot the basketball can't be ignored. With the Pioneers at home, I'll eat the small chalk.