Colorado State Rams vs Wyoming Cowboys Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Wyoming Cowboys
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, WY
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (+3.5)
The Wyoming Cowboys (4-4) will try to defeat the Colorado State Rams (3-5) at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Colorado State is 3.5-point favorites. The total is set at 39.5.
The Colorado State Rams head into this game 3-5 for this season. In their last game, the Rams played against the Boise State Broncos and went home with a loss by a final score of 28-19. Todd Centeio connected on 23/36 with 276 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 137.5 and finished the contest with no interceptions. David Bailey was the best rusher for the Rams with 21 totes for 37 yds (1.8 yds per carry). In all, they ran 71 plays for 381 yds. The Colorado State Rams ran the football 35 times and totaled 105 yards, which had them averaging 3.0 yards per attempt. On the ground, the Rams gave up 178 yds on 48 tries, which calculates to 3.7 yds per run allowed. Colorado State surrendered 21 pass completions on 32 tries for 253 yds, and a completion percentage of 65.6%.
The Rams have racked up 3,232 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Colorado State has totaled 8 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 7 times. Colorado State has compiled 169 first downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 56 infractions for 530 yds. Offensively they're averaging 164.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 67th in D-1. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Colorado State Rams are averaging 23.9 points per contest.
When talking about passing yardage, the Rams are allowing 1,612 yards which puts them in 45th in college football. They have conceded 201.5 yards per contest through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 57.5%. For the season, they have yielded 312.3 yards per outing ranking them 27th in the country. They have yielded 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 7 touchdowns running the ball. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.0 yards per rushing attempt and 110.8 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 886 running yards through 8 contests. The Rams are ranked 49th in the country when it comes to team defense, conceding 21.4 PPG.
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The Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 4-4 this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Cowboys walked away with a loss by a score of 27-21 against the San Jose State Spartans. Levi Williams (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 129 yards on 12/22 through the air while his QB rate was 115.6. He tossed 2 picks and his Y/A was 5.9. Xazavian Valladay ran the ball 22 times for 172 yards, walking away from the game with 7.8 yds per carry for Wyoming. The Cowboys finished the game with a total of 400 yds while they ran 72 plays (5.6 yds per play). Wyoming rushed for 5.4 yards per tote, finishing the game with 271 yds on 50 carries. Wyoming allowed 33 rushing attempts for 242 yards (7.3 yds per carry). The Cowboys secondary gave up a completion rate of 50.0%, surrendering 150 yds on 11 out of 22 passing.
The Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 331.9 yards/outing, ranking them 113th in D-1. The Wyoming offense has compiled 321 yards of penalties on 38 infractions, which has them sitting 113th in college football in terms of making mistakes. Over the course of the season to this point, the Cowboys have compiled 1,312 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 164.0 passing yards per outing, putting them at 118th in the country. In terms of this team's ability to score points, the Cowboys currently rank 109th in D-1 averaging 22.0 PPG.
The Cowboys are surrendering 21.9 PPG, which has them ranked 55th in the country. Wyoming has surrendered a total of 1,358 yards rushing (169.8 yards per game) and 13 touchdowns rushing for the season. This season, they have relinquished 175 total points. They have given up 9 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 151.8 yards per game, which has them in 15th in college football. The Cowboys defense has participated in 528 plays, which is good for 57th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys +3.5
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