Wyoming at Utah State NCAA Basketball Picks 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The Wyoming Cowboys travel to Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 24 point favorites.
Wyoming heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-17. They currently have a point differential of -8.7 as they are averaging 66.3 points per contest while giving up 74.9 per game. Utah State has an overall record of 18-6. They are averaging 79.2 points per game and surrendering 66.6, good for a point differential of 12.6.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 7-15-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 8-14-0 against the over/under
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 12-10-0 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
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/09/18 C Klay Stall ACL is out for season
11/09/18 F Roche Grootfaam ACL is out for season
Hunter Thompson averages 10.9 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Justin James comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 38.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Neemias Queta averages 10.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 55%. Sam Merrill averages 20.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 258th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 248th and 188th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 293rd, and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 283rd place in the NCAA. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 111th in the nation. Wyoming averages 66.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 320th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -8.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 290th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 118th in D-1. They average 31.0 rebounds per game and 9.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 338th and 348th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 67th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 56th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 214th in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 31.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 122nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game. Utah State is 47th in the country with 79.2 points per game this year. They are 39th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in the nation. They are 18th in the country in rebounding with 40.2 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Aggies are 185th in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 93.7, which is ranked 330th. They are 143rd in college basketball in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 260th. As a unit they are 211th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 105th in D-1. Wyoming is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Utah State is 191st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 111.9, which is ranked 38th. They are 125th in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 52nd. As a unit they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 191st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wyoming/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State -24
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