Saturday, October 1, 2016
Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium
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The Wyoming Cowboys take on the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 5.5 point favorites. This season the Cowboys are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 0-4-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Josh Allen finished with 234 yards through the air for Wyoming last week. He completed 19 passes out of 29 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Brian Hill, who finished with 82 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tanner Gentry was the team leader in receiving with a total of 127 yards and 12 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wyoming got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 313 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 79 yards on 38 attempts.
Collin Hill finished with 182 yards passing for Colorado State last week. He went 15 for 30, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Rams were led on the ground by Izzy Matthews, who finished with 47 yards on 7 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Michael Gallup led the team in receiving with 53 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 9 yards per reception. Colorado State had 24 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 79 total plays for 369 yards for the contest. The Rams ran for 158 yards on 48 carries as a team.
Wyoming scores 31.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 61st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.3 passes on 26.3 attempts for a 61.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 216.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 77th in college football. The Cowboys run for an average of 181.8 yards per game on 43.3 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 62nd in the nation. They also run 69.5 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 398.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 79th overall this season. The Cowboys average 21.3 first downs per game which ranks them 71st in the country. They accumulate 54.5 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, which ranks 65th in the nation.
Wyoming allows 297.8 passing yards per game, ranking 117th in D-1, and they allow 33.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 102nd. They give up 20.3 completions on 35.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.4. The Cowboys allow 146 rushing yards per game on 38.3 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 57th in the country. Wyoming allows 443.8 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 97th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 66.5 yards per game, ranking them 100th among D-1 teams.
Colorado State averages 25.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 92nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.5 passes per game on 27.8 attempts for a 52.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 176.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 107th in Division 1. The Rams run for an average of 196.3 yards per game on 43.3 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 49th on the ground. They also run 71 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 372.8 yards per game, ranking them 93rd in the country on offense. The Rams get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 76th in the nation. They average 47.5 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 90th in college football.
Colorado State allows an average of 261.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 98th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 73rd in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.7 per game. The Rams allow 148.8 rushing yards per contest on 42.3 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 60th in the country. Colorado State allows 410.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 84th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 57.5 yards in each contest, ranking 71st in the nation.
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Colorado State Betting Trends
Colorado State is 0-4-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado State has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 LB Christian Irving Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/25/16 LB Jahmari Moore Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/25/16 CB Robert Priester Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/09/16 DE Trevor Meader Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/25/16 OL Paul Thurston Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
09/25/16 RB Rashaad Boddie Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
08/29/16 FB Adam Prentice Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State
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