Hampton Pirates face UNC Wilmington Seahawks: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Hampton Pirates vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Odds
Trask Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host UNC Wilmington Seahawks and the visiting Hampton Pirates in college hoops action on Sunday.
UNC Wilmington battles the Pirates, currently sitting with a 0-4 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Seahawks and 0-0 for the Pirates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Seahawks, most recently No. 192 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Pirates, who rate No. 219 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 51-44 victory for the Pirates.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Pirates is ranked No. 87 in NCAA hoops at 38.8 per game. Contrast that with UNC Wilmington’s No. 261 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UNC Wilmington is the No. 336-ranked team in the country at 3.2 per game, while Hampton rates No. 346 at 2.5 per game.
Defensively, Hampton features the nation's No. 115-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.3 points per game. UNC Wilmington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 313 nationally in scoring at home.
Hampton was a 56-51 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wofford. David Bruce scored 10 points in a futile effort to lead the Pirates to a win (they lost 56-51 to Wofford at Benjamin Johnson Arena on Friday).
Last time out for UNC Wilmington, they were a 49-37 winner as they battled Wofford at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. UNC Wilmington got 16 points from Keith Rendleman en route to a 49-37 victory over Wofford on Saturday at Trask Coliseum.
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-6
Before playing Marshall are 0-1
After a win are 3-7
A few Pirates at Seahawks trends to consider:
UNC Wilmington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
UNC Wilmington is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
Hampton at Radford, Wednesday, November 28
UNC Wilmington at Marshall, Saturday, December 1