Wyoming at Air Force College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
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The Wyoming Cowboys travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 8.5 point favorites.
Wyoming heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-16. They currently have a point differential of -9.6 as they are averaging 65.4 points per contest while giving up 75.0 per game. Air Force has an overall record of 9-13. They are averaging 66.8 points per game and surrendering 71.0, good for a point differential of -4.2.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 5-15-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 7-13-0 against the over/under
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-11-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 10-11-0 against the over/under
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
12/21/18 G Hunter Maldonado Back is out for season
12/11/18 G Nyaires Redding Suspension is out indefinitely
11/09/18 G Bradley Belt Redshirt is out for season
01/18/19 G Tariq Johnson Heart is out for season
01/11/19 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Lwal Dung Personal has left team
01/02/19 G Jake Hendricks Knee is out indefinitely
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hunter Thompson averages 11.6 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Justin James comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 38.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Ryan Swan-Ford averages 11.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Lavelle Scottie averages 13.8 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 75.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 263rd in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 244th and 209th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 308th, and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 293rd place in the NCAA. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in the nation. Wyoming averages 65.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 325th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -9.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 308th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 184th in D-1. They average 31.3 rebounds per game and 9.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 334th and 348th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 66th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons surrender 71.0 points per contest, which ranks them 171st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 271st and 155th in those defensive statistics. They rank 249th with 14.0 assists allowed per contest, and 101st with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 87th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. Air Force is 315th in the country with 66.8 points per game this year. They are 156th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -4.2. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 301st in the nation. They are 303rd in the country in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game and 206th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Falcons are 81st in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 92.2, which is ranked 337th. They are 141st in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 292nd. As a unit they are 248th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in D-1. Wyoming is 31st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 37th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 301st in the country in offensive rating with 97.5. In terms of pace they are 309th in Division 1 with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 166th. As a team they are 195th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 137th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wyoming/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Air Force -8.5
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