Fresno State Bulldogs at Wyoming Cowboys ATS Prediction 01/18/20

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Don’t expect a fast-paced game when the Fresno State Bulldogs (5-12, 1-5 MWC) travel to Wyoming to take on the Cowboys (5-14, 0-7 MWC). Action gets underway at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Fresno State Bulldogs at Wyoming Cowboys ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last matchup. The Cowboys lost a tough one against the Nevada Wolf Pack, 68-67, while the Bulldogs lost to the seventh-ranked San Diego State Aztecs, 64-55.

Fresno State held San Diego State to an offensive rebounding percentage of 18.5 (below their season average of 31.4) while Wyoming did a fantastic job of converting from the free throw line (13-16; 81.3 percent). Hunter Maldonado led the way for Wyoming, finishing with 17 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. Orlando Robinson fueled Fresno State with 18 points and six rebounds.

The Bulldogs dominated this series last year, securing victories in both games. In the last contest, Fresno State won 71-60. Fresno State won the rebounding battle. The Bulldogs had 15 offensive rebounds and 41 total rebounds, while the Cowboys had six and 33, respectively. This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams face off. Wyoming ranks 308th in possessions per game (66.8) and Fresno State is 316th (66.6).

Fresno State vs. Wyoming Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Wyoming, ATS Winner – Wyoming, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Fresno State ranks 85th in rebounds per game (37.6) while Wyoming ranks 276th (29.8).
  • The Bulldogs rank 177th in assists per game (12.4) while the Cowboys rank 243rd (10.2).
  • Wyoming ranks 34th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Fresno State ranks 35th (2.6).
  • The Bulldogs rank 17th in three pointers attempted per game (28.0) while the Cowboys rank 196th in three pointers allowed per game (23.6).
  • Fresno State ranks 40th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while Wyoming ranks 133rd (6.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Bulldogs have scored an average of 61.4 points per game (7.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 65.4 points per game (1.1 below their season average).
  • The Cowboys’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.4, up from 6.4 for the season.