Hampton Pirates take on Highlanders in NCAA basketball test
Hampton Pirates vs Radford Highlanders Odds
The Radford Highlanders will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Hampton Pirates at Dedmon Center on Wednesday in NCAA hoops play.
Radford will face the 0-5 Pirates, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Highlanders are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pirates are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 163-rated Highlanders and the No. 145-ranked Pirates, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 70-58 result in favor of the Highlanders.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Pirates is ranked No. 83 in NCAA hoops at 38.6 per game. Contrast that with Radford’s No. 143 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Radford is the No. 163-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Hampton rates No. 343 at 2.8 per game.
Defensively, Hampton features the nation's No. 99-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.5 points per game. Radford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Hampton was a 61-60 loser on the road against UNC Wilmington. Hampton got 13 points from David Bruce but lost anyway, 61-60, to UNC Wilmington on Sunday at Trask Coliseum.
Radford won its last outing, a 74-61 result against The Citadel on November 24. Radford earned a 74-61 victory over The Citadel on Saturday, getting 13 points from Ya Ya Anderson at McAlister Field House.
Hampton home to Howard, Saturday, December 1
Radford at Delaware, Tuesday, December 4