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Wyoming vs UNLV Basketball Picks 2-27-24

UNLV Runnin' Rebels (15-10) vs. Wyoming Cowboys (13-14)
February 27, 2024 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys +5.5; Over/Under: +144.5
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The UNLV Rebels look for a win after winning 7 of their last 8 games. The Wyoming Cowboys need a win after losing 5 of their last 6 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a UNLV Rebels vs Wyoming Cowboys prediction.

UNLV Rebels Betting Preview

The UNLV Rebels are coming off wins over Air Force and Colorado State. The UNLV Rebels are averaging 74.2 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Dedan Thomas Jr. is averaging 12.8 points and 2.9 rebounds, while Keylan Boone is averaging 12 points and 1.6 assists. Kalib Boone is the third double-digit scorer and Luis Rodriguez is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The UNLV Rebels are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The UNLV Rebels are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.

Wyoming Cowboys Betting Preview

The Wyoming Cowboys recently beat San Jose State while losing to Nevada and Boise State. The Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 72.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Sam Griffin is averaging 17.4 points and 3.9 rebounds, while Akuel Kot is averaging 13.9 points and 2.6 rebounds. Mason Walters is the third double-digit scorer and Brendan Wenzel is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Wyoming Cowboys are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Wyoming Cowboys are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game.

UNLV Rebels vs Wyoming Cowboys prediction

The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels are simply playing the better ball, they’ve proven they can win on the road, and they beat Wyoming earlier this month by 14 points. The Wyoming Cowboys can’t get out of their own way due to a poor defense, and they’re 9-15-1 ATS on the season. UNLV is 6-2 SU at home, 15-9 ATS on the season, and has covered 7 of its last 10 games overall. Numbers and trends aren’t everything, but it’s hard to turn down UNLV in this spot. Give me the Rebels in a comfortable road victory.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -5.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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