Barking Dog: Wyoming vs. Texas Pick

by | Last updated Sep 13, 2023 | cfb

Wyoming Cowboys (2-0 SU, ATS 0-0) vs. Texas Longhorns (2-0 SU, ATS 2-0)
Date: Saturday, September 16th
Location: Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
Point Spread: Wyoming +28.5/Texas -28.5
Money Line: Wyoming +2000/Texas -10000
Over/Under: 48.5

The Wyoming Cowboys and Texas Longhorns matchup in a non-conference showdown at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX. The over/under for this matchup is currently 48.5 while Texas is favored by -28.5.

Head-to-Head Matchup:

These teams did not face off last season, but looking back on their last three head-to-head games, Wyoming has gone 2-1. The team’s split these games vs. the spread, each going 1-2. In terms of scoring, Wyoming and Texas averaged 61 points and finished with an over/under record of 1-2.

Wyoming Cowboys Recent Form:

Wyoming’s first game of the season ended in a 31-17 win over Portland State.

The Cowboys’ ended with 16 pass attempts, racking up 201 yards and three scores. In the rushing department, they averaged 4.4 yards per carry, resulting in one rushing touchdown.

In the win, quarterback Andrew Peasley achieved a QB rating of 125.0, completing 11 of 16 passes for 201 yards. Additionally, he contributed three touchdowns to the game.

Sam Scott carried the ball 11 times and led the team in rushing with 70 yards, but he couldn’t find the endzone on the ground during the game. The team’s top receiver was Ayir Asante, who hauled in two touchdowns and caught two balls for 78 yards.

Defensively, Wyoming allowed a total of 344 yards. This includes giving up 90 yards allowed on the ground and 254 passing yards.

Away Injury Report

FullName Position InjuryBodyPart InjuryStatus
Andrew Peasley QB Shoulder Questionable
Dawaiian McNeely RB Knee Out
Harrison Waylee RB Knee Out
Will Pelissier WR Finger Out

Best Parlays

2 Team Parlay 3 Team Parlay 4 Team Parlay
sportsbetting 2.64 to 1 6 to 1 12.3 to 1
Bovada 2.64 to 1 5.95 to 1 12.3 to 1
Mybookie 2.64 to 1 5.95 to 1 12.3 to 1

Texas Longhorns Recent Form:

Prepping for this week’s matchup against Wyoming, the Texas Longhorns remain undefeated at 2-0. Their latest encounter saw them beat Alabama with a 34-24 score.

On the betting lines, the over/under was 53.5, resulting in a hit for the over. Texas not only won but covered as they were the betting underdogs at +7.5.

In the win, quarterback Quinn Ewers achieved a QB rating of 119.3, completing 24 of 38 passes for 349 yards. Additionally, he contributed three touchdowns to the game.

Texas’ leading rusher against Alabama was Jonathon Brooks, who along with rushing for 57 yards, he found the endzone one time in his 14 attempts. In the passing game, Ja’Tavion Sanders finished with a team high 114 receiving yards while averaging 22.8 yards per reception.

Defensively, Texas allowed a total of 362 yards. This includes giving up 107 yards allowed on the ground and 255 passing yards.

Home Injury Report

FullName Position InjuryBodyPart InjuryStatus
CJ Baxter RB Ribs Questionable

Betting Trends

  • Wyoming is 0-3 ATS in their last road games.
  • Texas is 2-1 ATS in their last home games.
  • Looking back at the last five times Texas went into a game as the underdog, their ATS mark was 2-3.
  • Wyoming are 2-3 in their last five games as favorites.
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Line Movement:

Regarding the current moneyline odds, Texas is currently given a 99% chance of winning, along with a moneyline payout of -10000. On the other hand, the Cowboys’ implied win percentage is 5% with a moneyline of +2000. Starting as 28 point favorites at home, Texas has seen the lines move in their favor, now sitting at -28.5. The over/under lines for this matchup have stayed the same, with no changes thus far, still at 48.5. The over continues to have a payout of -110, and the under maintains a payout of -110.

Free Pick

Look I’m not saying that that Texas Tech is of the same as caliber as Texas this season especially on defense, but offensively they’re a solid club. Wyoming certainly didn’t shut them down completely 33 points on 431 yards in OT2, but they did hold them to 20 points in regulation in the Cowboys 35-33 win. The run defense was strong against the Red Raiders holding them to just 93 yards on 33 carries and they may be able to keep the Longhorns’ unit in check. Texas is off a massive win and could easily bounce here in a sandwich game with Big 12 foe Baylor on deck. Take Wyoming +28.5

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