Planning on watching today's Rams and Cowboys game? Catch the action at Arena Auditorium in Laramie, WY, as the Cowboys hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on MWN. Colorado State is favored by -7.5 in this Mountain West conference contest against Wyoming. The game's over/under currently sits at 148 points.

COLORADO STATE RAMS VS WYOMING COWBOYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys +7.5

This game will be played at Arena Auditorium at 4:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.

WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cowboys.
  • Not only will Wyoming pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 148 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Rams Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Colorado State has been dominant at home this season, going 10-1 with an average scoring margin of +12.3 points per game. However, they have struggled on the road recently, going just 4-6 in their last 10 games away from home. They come into this game having lost three straight road games.

Overall, the Rams are 15-4 on the season, including a 12-2 record when they are favored. They are 3-3 in Mountain West Conference play and 12-1 in non-conference games. In their last game, they lost to Nevada, 77-64.

As the favorite, Colorado State has gone 8-6 against the spread this season. On the road, their ATS record is 4-3 and they are 0-3 in their last 3 road games vs. the spread. Overall, their ATS mark is 10-8.

Colorado State's over/under record for the season sits at 8-9-1 and today's line of 148 is nearly identical to the average over/under line in their games (148.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points, which is in line with their season average of 148.8. Overall, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's line of 148.

In their most recent game, the Colorado State offense put up just 64 points vs. the Nevada Wolf Pack. Overall, they are now averaging 80.4 points per game which is 60th in the country. Jalen Lake led the team in scoring, putting up 13 points. Additionally, Josiah Strong contributed 12 points for the Rams.

The Rams' defense is presently ranked 101st nationally, allowing an average of 69.4 points per contest. The Colorado State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed Nevada to connect on 4 threes.

Are the Cowboys Ready for a Home Win?

Wyoming enters this game with a record of 10-9, including a 3-3 mark in Mountain West play. They are 7-2 at home this season, and they have won four straight games at home.

On the other hand, the Cowboys are just 1-7 on the road this season, and they have lost seven straight games away from home. Overall, Wyoming is 5-8 when they are the underdog, and they are 3-1 when they are favored.

As the underdog, Wyoming has gone 6-7 vs. the spread this season. At home, their ATS record is 4-5 and over their last 10 home games, they are 4-5 vs. the spread. Overall, their ATS mark for the year is 6-11.

Wyoming's over/under record this season is 9-8 and the average scoring total in their games is 148.4. Today's over/under line of 148 is very close to their season average OU line of 145.8. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 157 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1.

Most recently, the Wyoming offense finished with just 65 points vs. San Diego State. For the game, they hit 9/25 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 40.4%. Sam Griffin is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 18.4. Meanwhile, Akuel Kot also brings a PPG average of 15.1 into the game.

Currently, the Cowboys' defense holds the 223rd rank in the nation, allowing 74.9 points per game. Wyoming's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the San Diego State offense to knock down 49% of their shots on their way to putting up 81 points.