Wyoming Cowboys vs Colorado State Rams Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (+9)
The Wyoming Cowboys (6-3) are en route to Canvas Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Colorado State Rams (2-7). Colorado State opens this contest as 9-point dogs. The betting total is set at 42.
The Wyoming Cowboys head into this matchup 6-3 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Cowboys faced the Hawaii Warriors and went home with a win by a final score of 27-20. D.Q. James was the leader on the ground for the Cowboys with 14 carries for 179 yds (12.8 yards per attempt). Andrew Peasley went 7/15 with 76 yds passing. He had a quarterback rating of 62.6 and walked away from the contest with 2 interceptions. On the ground, the Cowboys gave up 145 yds on 29 tries, which calculates to 5.0 yds per run allowed. Wyoming conceded 23 pass completions on 46 attempts for a total of 205 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 59 plays for 441 yds. The Wyoming Cowboys ran the rock 44 times and amassed 365 yds, which earned them an average of 8.3 yds per attempt.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the Wyoming Cowboys hold an average of 24.2 points per game. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 194.0 yards in the run game which has them sitting 31st in the nation. The Cowboys have earned 3,051 total yards for this campaign. In terms of scoring, Wyoming has compiled 9 touchdowns via the pass and 11 rushing touchdowns. Wyoming has compiled 156 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 40 infractions for 345 yds. They have turned the football over 9 times.
In terms of passing yards, the Cowboys are conceding 1,992 yds which has them ranked 58th in the country. They are allowing 221.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 59.2%. Overall, they have surrendered 364.7 yards per game putting them at 54th in D-1. They have conceded 15 touchdowns by air in addition to 12 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.0 yards per rushing attempt and 143.3 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have allowed 1,290 running yards through 9 contests. The Cowboys sit in 50th in D-1 regarding team defense, giving up 24.2 points per game.
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The Rams come into this game with a record of 2-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Rams walked away with a loss by a score of 28-16 when they faced the San Jose State Spartans. Clay Millen walked away from the contest with 261 yards on 15/24 passing while his QB rating was 145.5. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 10.9. Avery Morrow carried the rock 17 times for 124 yards, ending the contest with 7.3 yds per carry for Colorado State. The Rams finished the contest with a total of 468 yds while running 70 plays (6.7 yds per play). Colorado State ran the ball for 3.8 yards per tote, finishing the game with 135 yds on 36 carries. Colorado State conceded 21 rush attempts for 81 yds (3.9 yds per carry). The Rams secondary conceded a completion percentage of 64.3%, relinquishing 275 yards on 27 for 42 passing.
The Colorado State Rams are averaging 278.7 yards per outing, which ranks them 127th in D-1. The Colorado State offense has compiled 634 yards of penalties on 72 violations, which has them sitting 13th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition. For the year to this point, the Rams currently have a total of 1,701 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 189.0 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 112th in the nation. In terms of how much they score, the Rams sit 130th in Division 1 by scoring 12.9 points per game.
The Rams are conceding 31.7 points per contest, which has them 111th in the nation. Colorado State has allowed the opposition a total of 1,391 yards on the ground (154.6 yards per game) as well as 20 touchdowns via the rush this year. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 285 pts. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns from the passing game and 237.9 yards per game, which has them sitting 80th in college football. The Rams defense has participated in 641 plays, which ranks 91st in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Rams college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -9
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