The Wyoming Cowboys (4-3) and Utah State Aggies (3-4) will battle in clash of MWC rivals at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyoming.
Wyoming vs. Utah State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Wyoming as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Wyoming has -204 odds to pick up the win, while Utah State is listed at +166 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 44.5 points.
How to Watch Wyoming vs. Utah State Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
- Game Time: 9:45 PM ET
- TV Channel: Fox Sports 2
- Location: Laramie, Wyoming
- Stadium: Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium
While Wyoming ranks 79th in total defense with 388.1 yards allowed per game, the team’s offensive unit has been a little worse, ranking 11th-worst (297.3 yards per game). Wyoming is averaging 23.3 points per game on offense this year (100th in the FBS), and is surrendering 26.3 points per game (68th) on defense. Wyoming has been a bottom-25 pass offense this season, ranking 10th-worst with 147.1 passing yards per game. The defense is ranked 82nd in the FBS (240.4 passing yards allowed per game). Wyoming is compiling 150.1 rushing yards per game on offense (69th in the FBS), and ranks 73rd on the other side of the ball with 147.7 rushing yards allowed per game. From an offensive standpoint, Wyoming ranks 97th in the FBS with a 35.1% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 70th in third-down percentage allowed (147.7). With eight forced turnovers (88th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (11th in the FBS), Wyoming (+3) owns the 33rd-ranked turnover margin in college football.
Utah State is accumulating 368.3 total yards per contest on offense this season (89th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 380.3 total yards per game (70th-ranked). Utah State has lots of room to get better, as it ranks 18th-worst in points per game (19.9) this season and 24th-worst in points surrendered per game (31.7). Utah State’s passing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, posting 194.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 27th with 193.9 passing yards ceded per contest. Utah State ranks 49th in rushing yards per game (173.9), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 21st-worst in the FBS with 186.4 rushing yards conceded per contest. Utah State’s offense has been struggling on third down, ranking 10th-worst in the FBS with a 30.5% third-down conversion rate. It has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, giving up a 40.0% third-down rate (78th-ranked). At -8, Utah State owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 10 forced turnovers (55th in the FBS) and 18 turnovers committed (130th in the FBS).
Wyoming vs. Utah State Betting Analysis
Wyoming Betting Insights
Wyoming is 4-3-0 against the spread this season. Wyoming has not covered a spread when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites (0-1). Games involving Wyoming have hit the over five times this season. The Cowboys have been the moneyline favorite only two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games. The Cowboys have played as a moneyline favorite of -204 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.
Aggies Betting Insights
Utah State has put together a record of 2-5-0 against the spread this year. In games they have played as 4.5-point or bigger underdogs, Utah State owns an ATS record of 2-1. Utah State games have gone over the total twice this season. This season, the Aggies have won one out of the three games in which they’ve been the underdog. The Aggies have a record of 1-0 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +166 on the moneyline.
Wyoming vs. Utah State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||45.5||47.5||42.8|
|Implied Total AVG||29.1||30.3||27.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-0||1-0||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||2-3||2-1||0-2|
|Point Total AVG||57.4||58.3||56.2|
|Implied Total AVG||38.0||35.0||42.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||1-1||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-2||1-1||0-1|
Players to Watch
- Shae Suiaunoa has helped lead the Cowboys’ defense with 32 tackles, 4.0 TFL, two sacks, and one interception in seven games.
- Easton Gibbs has helped lead the Cowboys’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 1.0 TFL and 43 tackles in seven games.
- With 21 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in seven games, DeVonne Harris has been a significant piece of the Cowboys’ defensive unit in 2022.
- The Cowboys’ defensive unit has been helped by Oluwaseyi Omotosho, who has suited up for seven games, totaling 4.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 15 tackles.
- MJ Tafisi has been wreaking havoc on defense, compiling 50 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and one sack for the Aggies.
- AJ Vongphachanh has recorded 49 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack in seven games for the Aggies.
- Hunter Reynolds has posted 1.0 TFL, 35 tackles, and two interceptions in seven games for the Aggies.
- On defense, Daniel Grzesiak has contributed 16 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in seven games.
Wyoming vs. Utah State Predictions and Pick
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Our pick to win this game is Wyoming, and we predict that Utah State will cover the spread (Wyoming -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 44.5 points.