Delaware State Hornets vs Hampton Pirates Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Hampton Pirates vs Delaware State Hornets Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Hampton when they take on the Delaware State Hornets on Monday in college hoops betting action.
This season, the Hornets are 12-14 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Pirates are 11-15 and 0-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Delaware State boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Hampton is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Hornets rated this week at No. 252 and the Pirates sitting at No. 163. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 60-59 result in favor of the Pirates.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Pirates is ranked No. 32 in NCAA hoops at 38.4 per game. Contrast that with Delaware State’s No. 300 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Delaware State is the No. 222-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Hampton rates No. 326 at 4.3 per game.
Defensively, Hampton features the nation's No. 35-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.1 points per game. Delaware State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 296 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Hampton, they were a 66-59 loser as they battled Saint Peter's at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. The Pirates endured a 66-59 loss at the hands of the Peacocks on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Du'Vaughn Maxwell at Hampton Convocation Center.
In their last action, Delaware State was a 60-56 loser at home against Norfolk State. Tyshawn Bell scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Hornets to a win (they lost 60-56 to Norfolk State at Memorial Hall on Saturday).
Hampton home to Florida A&M, Saturday, March 2
Delaware State at Howard, Saturday, March 2