- The Wyoming Cowboys are 11.5-point road favorites over the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in their college football game slated for Saturday, October 29
- Though 2-6 straight up, Hawaii is 5-3 against the spread
- Wyoming is 4-1 ATS over the past five games
In the Mountain West Conference standings, the Wyoming Cowboys (6-2, 5-3 ATS) are miles ahead of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (2-6, 5-3 ATS). But when it comes time to take cover, the Cowboys and Rainbow Warriors are right there next to each other.
Both Hawaii and Wyoming are 5-3 against the spread this season. The Rainbow Warriors have covered in both of their victories this season and in three of their losses. The Cowboys have covered in four of their past five games.
Oddsmakers are setting visiting Wyoming as 11.5-point favorites as they play in Hawaii on Sunday. The Rainbow Warriors are 2-1 ATS as a double-digit point underdog so far this season.
Wyoming vs Hawaii Odds
|Wyoming Cowboys||-11.5 (-110)||O 50.5 (-110)||-440|
|Hawaii Rainbow Warriors||+11.5 (-110)||U 50.5 (-110)||+335|
Odds as of October 28 at Caesars Sportsbook. See the available Caesars Sportsbook bonus code here.
The Rainbow Warriors are 4-2 against the spread in the past six games against the Cowboys. However, Wyoming is 6-3 SU in the past nine games when facing Hawaii.
The kickoff for this game at Clarence TC Ching Athletics Complex is set for 11:59 pm ET on Saturday, October 29. The weather forecast is calling for clear skies, 15 mph wind and a temperature of 84 degrees. The broadcast of the game can be seen on Spectrum PPV or the T1 Sports App.
Wyoming vs Hawaii Betting Trends
At moneyline odds of -2000, the Cowboys are offering an implied probability of victory of 81.48% in the CFB odds. A successful $10 wager on Wyoming would return a payout of just $12.30.
🤠🏈 has arrived in Honolulu! pic.twitter.com/9JyyO2LSZF
— Wyoming Cowboy Football (@wyo_football) October 28, 2022
In terms of NCAA public betting trends, the public isn’t giving much heed to Hawaii’s ATS record in assessing this matchup. On the spread, the Cowboys are getting the backing of 61% of handle and 61% of bets. The public moneyline splits are also heavily with Wyoming. The Cowboys are drawing 69% of handle and 91% of bets. When it comes to the total of 50.5 points, there’s 89% of the handle and 66% of bets supporting the under.
NCAA future book wagering is showing Wyoming as the +1000 fourth betting choice to win the Mountain West Conference title. The Rainbow Warriors are the +50000 10th choice in this betting market.
Swen Is Swell For Cowboys
Junior RB Titus Swen is carrying the ball and the load for Wyoming. He’s averaging 4.65 yards per carry this season while gaining 665 yards and rambling for seven touchdowns.
Freshman DQ James gave the Cowboys a 1-2 punch in the backfield during last week’s 28-14 win over Utah State. While Swen went off for 160 yards and three TDs on 28 carries, the frosh James was good for 120 yards on only 10 carries. He’d gone for just 23 yards through the first five games of the season.
John Hoyland Named a Midseason All-American by @PFF_College 🤠🆙
— Wyoming Cowboy Football (@wyo_football) October 26, 2022
Wyoming quarterback Andrew Peasley is completing 53.3% of his passes this season. He’s clicked for 1,204 yards and nine TDs against three interceptions.
However, Wyoming’s key player is kicker John Hoyland. The projected All-American candidate is 18-for-18 on extra points. He’s also hit 17-of-19 field goals, with a long of 55 yards.
Rainbow Warriors Struggling To Move Ball
The #116-ranked offense among the 131 FBS schools, Hawaii is averaging 320.1 yards per game of total offense. Hawaii is also 121st in the NCAA in scoring offense, producing 18.1 points per game. The Rainbow Warriors have been held to 17 points or less in five of eight games this season.
The Paniolo 🏆 is on the line this Saturday as Wyoming comes to the island! @CoachTimmyChang is joined by @EdwardsVee and @BraydenSchager to discuss the rivalry with the Pokes. #BRADDAHHOOD pic.twitter.com/17dSg3m7Sb
— Hawaii Football (@HawaiiFootball) October 26, 2022
QB Brayden Schager has tossed for four TDs while being picked off six times. Running back Dedrick Parson is Hawaii’s best offensive weapon. He’s rushed for 543 yards and found the end zone 10 times.
Hawaii will be facing a Wyoming defense that is #55 in the NCAA in total defense (366.9 YPG) and #59 in scoring defense (24.8 PPG). Cowboys DE DeVonne Harris has collected seven sacks.
Wyoming vs Hawaii Prediction
Hawaii whipped Wyoming 38-14 in last year’s meeting between the two schools. However, this year’s edition of the Rainbow Warriors look nothing at all like last year’s explosive club.
— Wyoming Cowboy Football (@wyo_football) October 27, 2022
Hawaii shows a -5 turnover margin. The Rainbow Warriors are also 125th in the nation at stopping the run. They’re allowing 212.2 yards per game and have surrendered 21 rushing TDs this season.
Pick: Wyoming Cowboys -11.5 (-110).