NCAA hoops odds preview - Hampton vs. MD-Eastern Shore
Hampton Pirates vs MD-Eastern Shore Hawks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Hytche Athletic Center Wednesday as host MD-Eastern Shore looks to handle the Hampton Pirates in NCAA hoops action.
This season, the Hawks are 2-20 overall and 1-2 ATS ATS, while the Pirates are 10-14 and 0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, MD-Eastern Shore boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Hampton is 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 163-rated Hampton taking on the No. 339-rated Hawks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 61-47 win for the Pirates on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature MD-Eastern Shore's No. 199-rated squad against Hampton's No. 24-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, MD-Eastern Shore rates No. 326 in the country with 4.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 321 nationally with 4.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hampton owns the country's No. 38-rated mark, allowing 62.4 points per game on the highway. MD-Eastern Shore, on the other hand, rates No. 344 in scoring at home.
Hampton lost its last outing, a 62-59 result against Norfolk State on February 18. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite. Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Pirates to a win (they lost 62-59 to Norfolk State at Hampton Convocation Center on Monday).
MD-Eastern Shore was a 64-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Coppin State. MD-Eastern Shore got 22 points from Troy Snyder en route to a 64-62 victory over Coppin State on Monday at Hytche Athletic Center.
Hampton home to Saint Peter's, Saturday, February 23
MD-Eastern Shore home to Howard, Monday, February 25