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Hampton Pirates vs North Carolina Central Eagles Betting Preview

North Carolina Central EaglesHampton Pirates
March 1, 7:00 PM | Hampton Convocation Center

North Carolina Central Eagles vs Hampton Pirates Odds

15-14TEAM RECORD10-19

Hampton Convocation Center will host Pirates vs. Eagles action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Pirates sport records of 10-19 and 2-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 15-14 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Pirates and 0-0 for the Eagles.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 236 (Pirates) and the No. 98 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-65 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Hampton has the nation's No. 240-rated offensive output, at 65.1 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 106 allowing on average 64.6 PPG. The Pirates FG% has averaged 40.2% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.3% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina Central owns the country's No. 184-rated mark, allowing 70.1 points per game on the highway. Hampton, on the other hand, rates No. 231 in scoring at home.

North Carolina Central won its last outing, a 71-57 result against South Carolina State on February 27. Dominique Sutton scored 23 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading North Carolina Central over South Carolina State, 71-57, on Monday at SHM Memorial Center.

Hampton lost its last outing, a 74-64 result against Bethune-Cookman on February 27. The Pirates endured a 74-64 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Monday, despite a 19-point effort from Darrion Pellum at Moore Gymnasium.