Morgan State Bears vs Hampton Pirates Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Hampton vs Morgan State battle Saturday at Hampton Convocation Center as the Pirates look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Pirates currently sports a 5-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Bears are 4-9 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pirates produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bears have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 199-rated Pirates and the No. 238-ranked Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 61-60 result in favor of the Pirates.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Hampton's No. 87-rated squad against Morgan State's No. 132-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Hampton rates No. 310 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 343 nationally with 3.2 per match.
Defensively, Morgan State features the nation's No. 289-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.8 points per game. Hampton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 311 nationally in scoring at home.
Morgan State lost its last outing, a 78-70 result against Savannah State on January 14. The Bears got 18 points from Dewayne Jackson, but it was Savannah State that prevailed in a 78-70 final on Monday at Hill Field House.
Last time out for Hampton, they were a 70-64 winner as they battled Quinnipiac at home. The Pirates got 16 points from Deron Powers as Hampton ran past Quinnipiac 70-64 on Monday at Hampton Convocation Center.
Morgan State at Norfolk State, Monday, January 21
Hampton home to Coppin State, Monday, January 21