Cowboys vs. Aztecs Prediction
The fourth-ranked San Diego State Aztecs have not lost yet this season and are huge favorites tonight as they host the Wyoming Cowboys. Can SDSU cover the big number?
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Viejas Arena at 11PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Aztecs are a 23-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 119.5 points. As of Tuesday morning, 54 percent of public bets are siding with visiting San Diego State. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Cowboys drop sixth straight
Wyoming lost by a score of 65-50 at home Saturday against Fresno State to drop to 5-15 overall and 0-8 in the Mountain West Conference. The Cowboys trailed 31-16 at halftime and were unable to recover. Jake Hendricks paced Wyoming with 12 points on 4-of-11 shooting, all from 3-point range. He also accounted for five rebounds, two assists and two steals. Kwane Marble II added 12 points, two boards and two assists.
Aztecs stay perfect
San Diego State secured a 68-55 home victory Saturday over Nevada to improve to 19-0 overall and 8-0 in conference action. The Aztecs outscored the Wolf Pack 35-20 in the second half after trailing by two at the break. Yanni Wetzell paced SDSU with 17 points on 7-of-13 shooting including 2-of-2 from 3-point range plus 1-of-1 at the charity stripe. He also racked up 16 rebounds, two assists and two steals. Malachi Flynn tallied 14 points, seven dimes and five boards. Jordan Schakel had 12 points and three caroms. Matt Mitchell added 11 points, three rebounds and two assists.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Cowboys are 4-0 ATS in their last four road games. Wyoming is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 Tuesday games.
San Diego State
The Aztecs are 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall. San Diego State is 6-2 ATS in its last eight Tuesday games.
This is a top 10 matchup against a team ranked around 300 in the country. The spread might not be wide enough. I don’t think it is. The Cowboys have one of the worst offenses in the country and are facing a team in the top 10 in adjusted defensive efficiency. I’d rather bet on a blowout here than hope Wyoming than stumble into staying closer than the spread projects.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: SAN DIEGO STATE -23