The San Diego State Aztecs (23-6, 14-3 MWC) will be trying to build on a five-game home winning streak when taking on the Wyoming Cowboys (9-20, 4-13 MWC) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl. It airs at 10:00 PM ET on CBS Sports Network.
Saturday’s matchup between the Aztecs and the Cowboys sees the Aztecs as a double-digit favorite by 14.5 points. A 135-point total has been set for the game.
San Diego State vs. Wyoming Odds
Point Spread for San Diego State vs. Wyoming
The spread for this matchup is set at 14.5 points, with bookmakers listing San Diego State as the favorite.
San Diego State vs. Wyoming Moneyline
As for the moneyline, San Diego State has -1335 odds to pick up the win, while Wyoming is listed at +792 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 135 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: San Diego, California
- Arena: Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl
San Diego State vs. Wyoming Betting Trends
Against the spread, San Diego State is 12-15-1 this year. The Aztecs have been victorious in 21, or 84%, of the 25 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. San Diego State’s games this year have gone over the point total 14 times in 28 opportunities (50%).
Wyoming has played 28 games, with 10 wins, against the spread. The Cowboys have a 3-15 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 16.7% of those games). Wyoming has gone over the point total 53.6% of the time this year (15 of 28 games with a set point total).
San Diego State vs. Wyoming Key Players to Watch
San Diego State
Matt Bradley paces his squad in both points (13.1) and assists (2.2) per game, and also posts 4 rebounds. Defensively, he puts up 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Darrion Trammell posts a team-leading 3.6 assists per contest. He is also putting up 10.1 points and 2.1 rebounds, shooting 36% from the floor and 31.1% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest. Nathan Mensah paces his squad in rebounds per contest (5.9), and also posts 6.7 points and 0.6 assists. Defensively, he delivers 0.8 steals and 1.5 blocked shots. Lamont Butler posts 8.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists per contest, shooting 41.4% from the floor and 34.1% from beyond the arc with 1 made 3-pointers per game.
Jeremiah Oden is posting 9.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, making 44.7% of his shots from the field and 34.9% from 3-point range, with 1 treys per contest. Hunter Thompson tops the Cowboys in rebounding (5.4 per game), and produces 7 points and 0.9 assists. He also delivers 0.5 steals and 0.5 blocked shots. Noah Reynolds is posting 14.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest, making 48.1% of his shots from the floor and 32.9% from 3-point range, with 1.3 triples per contest.
What you need to know about the San Diego State Aztecs
In San Diego State’s 17 MWC games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total seven times. With 73.1 points per game on offense, the Aztecs rank 145th in college basketball. At the other end of the court, they allow 64.9 points per contest, which ranks 39th in college basketball. With 27.6 rebounds allowed per game, San Diego State is 17th-best in college basketball. It ranks 143rd in college basketball by averaging 32.3 rebounds per contest.
Offensively, the Aztecs have played better when playing at home this season, posting 75.9 points per game, compared to 68.9 per game when playing on the road. This year, San Diego State is draining 7.4 treys per game (185th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36% (79th-ranked) from three-point land. With a 29.6% three-point percentage allowed this season, the Aztecs are 14th-best in the nation. They rank 100th in college basketball by ceding 6.6 treys per contest.
The Aztecs have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 8-2 overall in their last 10 games. San Diego State has gone over the total in three of its past 10 outings. In its last 10 games, San Diego State has been scoring 69.5 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 73.1 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. San Diego State’s defense has been tough lately, as the team has allowed 62.3 points per game over its past 10 compared to the 64.9 points per game its opponents average on the season.
What you need to know about the Wyoming Cowboys
Wyoming has compiled a 7-10-0 ATS record so far this season in conference play. Offensively the Cowboys are the 230th-ranked team in the country (69.6 points per game). On defense they are 230th (71.7 points conceded per game). On the boards, Wyoming is 306th in the country in rebounds (29.2 per game). It is 93rd in rebounds conceded (29.7 per game).
At home, the Cowboys score 74.5 points per game. On the road, they average 66.3. At 8.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 34.8% from beyond the arc, Wyoming is 57th and 154th in the country, respectively, in those categories. The Cowboys are 283rd in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (8.1 per game) and 323rd in 3-point percentage defensively (36.3%).
The Cowboys have gone 3-7 in their last 10 games, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span. In its past 10 games, Wyoming has gone over the total seven times. Wyoming has fared worse offensively over its previous 10 games, compiling 68.8 points per contest, 0.8 fewer points its than season average of 69.6. The Cowboys are allowing 72.7 points per contest in their previous 10 games, which is one more point than they are allowing for the season (71.7).
San Diego State vs. Wyoming Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is San Diego State, and we predict that San Diego State will cover the spread (San Diego State -14.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 135 points.
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