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College Football Betting Preview: Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Wyoming Cowboys

October 7, 2023


The best matchup in the Mountain West will take place on Saturday evening when the 5-0 Fresno State Bulldogs travel to take on the 4-1 Wyoming Cowboys in Laramie, Wyoming at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. Will the Bulldogs remain undefeated or will the Cowboys get the win at home in week 6 of the college football season? Let’s take a closer look at how these teams are faring this season.

The Fresno State Bulldogs enter this game ranked 24th in the AP Poll and 24th in the Coaches Poll with a record of 5-0 following a 27-9 win at home against the Nevada Wolf Pack while failing to cover the 25.5-point spread as a home favorite in week 6 of the college football season. Fresno State scored 27 points while compiling a total of 410 yards offensively which included 269 passing yards and 141 rushing yards while allowing 9 points and 220 total yards defensively which included 167 passing yards and 53 rushing yards. Mikey Keene led the team in passing, completing 26 of 34 attempts for 269 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Malik Sherrod led the team in rushing with 12 carries for 123 yards and a touchdown while adding three receptions for 18 yards. Jaelen Gill led the team in receiving, catching eight of nine targets for 126 yards and two touchdowns.

Wyoming enters this game with a record of 4-1 following a 35-26 win at home against the New Mexico Lobos while failing to cover the 14.5-point spread as a home favorite in week 5 of the college football season. The Cowboys scored 35 points while compiling a total of 433 yards offensively which included 194 passing yards and 239 rushing yards while allowing 26 points and 417 total yards defensively which included 203 passing yards and 214 rushing yards. Andrew Peasley led the team in passing, completing 16 of 25 attempts for 194 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 34 yards and a touchdown. Harrison Waylee led the team in rushing with 18 carries for 191 yards and a touchdown. Ayir Asante led the team in receiving, catching two of three targets for 72 yards and a touchdown.

BookMaker has the Fresno State Bulldogs listed as 6-point favorites on the road against the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday evening in week 6 of the college football season. Fresno State has won seven of the last ten including the previous four matchups in a row while going 7-3 ATS in the last ten and 3-0 ATS in the last three games in the series. Fresno State is 3-2 ATS overall, 2-0 ATS on the road, 2-2 ATS as a favorite, and 0-1 ATS in conference games this season while the Wyoming Cowboys are 2-2-1 ATS overall, 1-2-1 ATS at home, 2-0 ATS as an underdog, and 0-1 ATS in conference games on the year.

Fresno State enters this game with a better record and has been the better team in the series, winning seven of the last ten including the previous four games in a row. The Bulldogs are 7-3 ATS in the last ten and 3-0 ATS in the last three games in the series and have been the slightly better team at covering the spread this season going 3-2 ATS overall while the Cowboys are 2-2-1 ATS overall which is why I am taking the Fresno State Bulldogs -6 on the road against the Wyoming Cowboys on BookMaker.

Spooky Express Pick: Fresno State Bulldogs -6