Looking to win big? The Spartans and Cowboys face off at 8:30 ET on MWN. The Cowboys are hosting the game at Arena Auditorium in Laramie, WY. The odds for this Mountain West conference game currently have the Cowboys as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144.5 points.


The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys -5

This game will be played at Arena Auditorium at 8:30 ET on Tuesday, January 2nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Cowboys.
  • Not only will Wyoming pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Spartans Make it Happen on the Road?

San Jose State is now 7-6 after defeating Santa Clara 81-78 in their most recent game. So far this season, all of the Spartans' games have been on the road. In terms of San Jose State's ATS performance, they currently hold a 5-6 record. However, when examining their performance in the last five games, they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving San Jose State have had an average of 145.1 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 135.7 points. Their over/under record is 8-3-0. When looking at the Spartans' last three games, their over/under record is 3-0, with their games averaging 163 points per game.

San Jose State's offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 81 points against Santa Clara. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 16/19 free throws. Myron Amey Jr. was the leading scorer for the Spartans, putting up 17 points. In addition, Alvaro Cardenas Torre contributed 14 points.

The Spartans' defense is presently ranked 148th nationally, allowing an average of 71.1 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.0 threes per game vs. Wyoming. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.9%.

Can the Cowboys Grab a Win at Home?

Wyoming is set to play their 14th game of the season today and currently have a 7-6 overall record. In away games, the Cowboys have a 1-4 record this season, but they have a 4-2 record when playing at home. As of today's game, Wyoming has a 4-7 record against the spread (ATS). This includes a 1-4 record on the road vs. the spread, as well as a 3-3 record at home.

Wyoming comes in with an over/under record of 6-5-0 through 13 games, with their games averaging a combined 147.5 points per game so far. The Cowboys' last five games have culminated with an average of 150 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

The Wyoming offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. BYU. Overall their field goal percentage was 39.7% while connecting on 7 threes. Sam Griffin led the scoring for the Cowboys, contributing 25 points. Additionally, Mason Walters chipped in with 12 points.

Currently, the Cowboys' defense holds the 184th rank in the nation, allowing 73.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. BYU, the Cougars finished with a field goal percentage of 53% and a total of 94 points vs. Wyoming.