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Wyoming vs. East Tennessee State - 12/21/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

East Tennessee State Buccaneers (8-4) at Wyoming Cowboys (3-7)
Date & Time Friday December 21, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
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The Line
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys +6 -- Over/Under: 143
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Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

The East Tennessee State Buccaneers head west to face the Wyoming Cowboys in Friday college basketball action.

The East Tennessee State Buccaneers were throttled 73-58 at Illinois on Tuesday but have still won seven of nine. East Tennessee State were taken completely out of their game in the first half where Illinois stormed to a 43-18 lead and never looked back behind a 43.3%-34.6% shooting edge with 20 forced turnovers resulting in eight extra shots.

Daivien Williamson was the Buccaneers best offensive weapon with 19 points and three yanks on 8-9 marksmanship followed by Patrick Good with eleven points and two steals on 3-9. Kevon Tucker gave ETSU nine points and three steals while five players combined for 16 points.

The Wyoming Cowboys have dug themselves an early season hole after a 90-87 OT loss to visiting Denver left the team with a 3-7 record. Wyoming sank shots at 52.5% but the Pioneers sank half their looks and were 15-15 at the stripe to overcome 19 turnovers. 

The Cowboys were explosive with Jake Hendricks pouring in 27 points with four steals on 10-15 marksmanship including 7-11 from deep. While Justin James added 26 points, eight rebounds and five helpers on 9-21 from the floor and 7-10 at the stripe. Hunter Thompson gave Wyoming 15 points on 6-12 accuracy followed by a ten point, four board effort by Hunter Maldanado.

ETSU Buccaneers are 25-9-1 ATS in their last 35 non-conference games and ETSU Buccaneers are 25-10-2 ATS in their last 37 games overall. Wyoming Cowboys are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and Wyoming 

Cowboys are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 non-conference games and Wyoming Cowboys are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games overall.

East Tennessee State is a solid squad that will be a factor in the SoCon and that says lay the chalk…


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