Wyoming vs Utah State Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 2/19/2020
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah State -20.5
The Wyoming Cowboys travel to Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 20.5 point favorites.
Wyoming heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-20. They currently have a point differential of -8.2 as they are averaging 60.6 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Utah State has an overall mark of 21-7. They are averaging 76.5 points per contest and giving up 64.0, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 13-12-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 13-12-0 against the over/under
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 12-14-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 10-15-1 against the over/under
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
02/08/20 F Hunter Thompson Mononucleosis is out indefinitely
01/06/20 F Tyler Morman Concussion is out for season
01/06/20 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jake Hendricks averages 9.7 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 32% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Hunter Maldonado comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Justin Bean averages 12.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.2 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Sam Merrill averages 18.6 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 188th and 141st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 302nd, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 109th place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 108th in the nation. Wyoming averages 60.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 344th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -8.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 315th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 321st in D-1. They average 29.3 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 349th and 327th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 195th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 64.0 points per contest, which ranks them 44th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 10.7 assists allowed per contest, and 38th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 129th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game. Utah State is 49th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 97th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 217th in the nation. They are 15th in the country in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 14th in assists per contest with 16.4. The Aggies are 279th in turnovers per game with 12.1.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 90.1, which is ranked 339th. They are 315th in college basketball in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 282nd. As a unit they are 269th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in D-1. Wyoming is 64th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Utah State is 287th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 109.7, which is ranked 30th. They are 219th in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 103rd. As a unit they are 55th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 163rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wyoming/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State -20.5
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