The Wyoming Cowboys and San Diego State Aztecs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Viejas Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 69.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 46 percent shooting. Hunter Maldonado is averaging 15.3 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Noah Reynolds is averaging 14.5 points and 2.2 rebounds. Ethan Anderson is grabbing 4.3 rebounds and Brendan Wenzel is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Wyoming Cowboys are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wyoming Cowboys are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.2 rebounds per game.
The San Diego State Aztecs are averaging 73.1 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 64.9 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Matt Bradley is averaging 13.1 points and 4 rebounds, while Darrion Trammell is averaging 10.1 points and 2.1 rebounds. Lamont Butler is grabbing 2.4 rebounds and Keshad Johnson is dishing 0.6 assists. The San Diego State Aztecs are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The San Diego State Aztecs are allowing 29.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The Cowboys are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games. The Aztecs are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The over is 12-4 in Cowboys last 16 overall. The under is 4-0 in Aztecs last 4 overall.
The San Diego State Aztecs are the better team and should be favored, but this is a lot of points. While Wyoming doesn't win much, it has been able to hang around, and this will be just the second time this year it's an underdog. The Wyoming Cowboys aren't that bad, and loses as underdogs by an average of 8 points. Give me the points.