BYU vs. Wyoming Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 2022

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The No. 19 BYU Cougars (2-1) hit the field against the Wyoming Cowboys (3-1) in college football action at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah.

BYU vs. Wyoming Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 22 points, with oddsmakers listing BYU as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, BYU has -2522 odds to pick up the win, while Wyoming is listed at +1045 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 51 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch BYU vs. Wyoming Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Provo, Utah
  • Stadium: LaVell Edwards Stadium

Betting Preview

BYU

From an offensive standpoint, BYU ranks 58th in the FBS with 435.7 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 48th in total defense (340.3 yards allowed per contest). From an offensive standpoint, BYU ranks 67th in the FBS with 32.0 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 82nd in points allowed (340.3 points allowed per contest). BYU is totaling 283.0 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 31st in the FBS. The defense ranks 30th, surrendering 178.7 passing yards per contest. BYU is totaling 152.7 rushing yards per game on offense this season (83rd in the FBS), and is giving up 161.7 rushing yards per game (87th) on the other side of the ball. BYU ranks 54th in third-down efficiency (42.9%) on offense and 77th in third-down percentage allowed (38.1%) on defense this year. BYU ranks 46th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 2 turnovers (114th in the FBS) while committing one (fourth in the FBS).

Wyoming

Wyoming has not been getting things done on offense, ranking 22nd-worst with 311.5 total yards per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, surrendering 354.3 total yards per contest (62nd-ranked). From an offensive perspective, Wyoming is generating 24.0 points per contest (99th-ranked). It ranks 67th in the FBS on defense (24.8 points surrendered per game). Wyoming’s passing game has been sputtering, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS with 148.0 passing yards per game. It has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, giving up 227.5 passing yards per contest (77th-ranked). From an offensive standpoint, Wyoming is compiling 163.5 rushing yards per game (67th-ranked). It ranks 51st in the FBS on the other side of the ball (126.8 rushing yards given up per game). In terms of third-down efficiency, Wyoming ranks 90th in the FBS (35.7% third-down conversion rate) and 91st on defense (40.6% third-down rate allowed). At +1, Wyoming owns the 46th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (55th in the FBS) and four turnovers committed (47th in the FBS).

BYU vs. Wyoming Betting Analysis

BYU Betting Insights

BYU has covered the spread two times this season (2-1-0). BYU games have gone over the total twice this season. The Cougars have been listed as the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games. The Cougars have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -2522 or shorter.

Cowboys Betting Insights

Wyoming has covered the spread twice over four games with a set number. Wyoming games have gone over the total twice this season. The Cowboys have won two of the three games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Cowboys have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +1045 moneyline set for this game.

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BYU vs. Wyoming Against The Spread & Betting Records

BYU

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 57.0 54.5 58.3
Implied Total AVG 31.7 29.0 33.0
ATS Record 2-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-1-0 0-1-0 2-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 1-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Cowboys

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 47.4 49.2 42.0
Implied Total AVG 31.5 32.7 28.0
ATS Record 2-2-0 2-1-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-2-0 1-2-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-1 2-0 0-1

Players to Watch

BYU

  • Ben Bywater has helped carry the Cougars’ defense with nine tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception in three games.
  • Max Tooley has helped carry the Cougars’ defense with 10 tackles and one interception in three games.
  • The Cougars’ defensive unit has been helped by John Nelson, who has suited up for three games and posted four tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack.
  • The Cougars’ defensive unit has been aided by the contributions of Caden Haws, who has suited up for three games, collecting 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and four tackles.

Cowboys

  • Shae Suiaunoa has been wreaking havoc on defense, compiling one interception to go with 25 tackles, 4.0 TFL, two sacks, and two passes defended for the Cowboys.
  • The Cowboys’ Easton Gibbs has recorded 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 32 tackles in four games.
  • The Cowboys’ Oluwaseyi Omotosho has totaled nine tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three sacks in four games.
  • DeVonne Harris has posted 16 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks In four games for the Cowboys.

BYU vs. Wyoming Predictions and Pick

BYU vs. Wyoming betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Cowboys (+22)

    Pick OU:

    Over (51)

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How to Bet on BYU vs. Wyoming

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Our prediction to win this game is BYU, and we predict that Wyoming will cover the spread (BYU -22). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 51 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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