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Hampton Pirates host Norfolk State Spartans in college basketball action

Norfolk State SpartansHampton Pirates
Jan 21, 6:00 PM | Hampton Convocation Center

Norfolk State Spartans vs Hampton Pirates Odds


The Pirates hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Norfolk State Spartans pay a visit to Hampton Convocation Center on the college basketball betting menu.

The Pirates sport records of 6-12 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Spartans have 14-5 and 3-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Pirates and 0-3 for the Spartans.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 268 (Pirates) and the No. 128 (Spartans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-61 result in favor of the Spartans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Hampton's No. 292-ranked offense, averaging 61.9 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 155 at 66 PPG. The Pirates field goal percentage has averaged 39.4% so far, less than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.

Defensively, Norfolk State features the nation's No. 161-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.2 points per game. Hampton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 309 nationally in scoring at home.

Norfolk State was a 74-66 winner in its last match on the road against Coppin State. The Spartans got a terrific 25-point effort from Pendarvis Williams as Norfolk State defeated Coppin State 74-66 on Monday at Physical Education Complex.

Hampton lost its last outing, a 68-56 result against Morgan State on January 16. Darrion Pellum was dynamite, scoring 36 points and adding 7 rebounds but Morgan State still won, 68-56, over Hampton on Monday at Hill Field House.

Next up:
Norfolk State home to Morehead State, Tuesday, January 24
Hampton home to South Carolina State, Tuesday, January 24