Hampton Pirates vs Norfolk State Spartans Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Norfolk State Spartans try to run the Hampton Pirates off the court at Echols Hall in college hoops action.
Norfolk State will face the 5-12 Pirates, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Spartans are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pirates are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 207 (Spartans) and the No. 220 (Pirates) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 62-60 result in favor of the Spartans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Norfolk State's No. 224-ranked offense, averaging 65.7 PPG, against a Pirates defense that ranks No. 111 at 63.5 PPG. The Spartans field goal percentage has averaged 40.7% so far, more than the Pirates marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hampton owns the country's No. 34-rated mark, allowing 61.8 points per game on the highway. Norfolk State, on the other hand, rates No. 49 in scoring at home.
Hampton was a 67-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against Coppin State. Hampton suffered a 67-65 loss against Coppin State on Monday, getting 24 points from Ramon Mercado in a losing effort at Hampton Convocation Center.
Norfolk State won its last outing, a 73-71 result against Morgan State on January 21. Norfolk State got 20 points from Pendarvis Williams en route to a 73-71 victory over Morgan State on Monday at Echols Hall.
Hampton at South Carolina State, Wednesday, January 30
Norfolk State at Coppin State, Saturday, February 2