Norfolk State Spartans visit Hampton Pirates in college basketball clash
Norfolk State Spartans vs Hampton Pirates Odds
The Norfolk State Spartans will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Pirates in Hampton at Hampton Convocation Center on Monday in college basketball action.
The Pirates bring a 10-13 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 16-10 Spartans, who are 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Hampton go 0-0 so far and the Spartans go 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 171 (Pirates) and the No. 197 (Spartans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-63 result in favor of the Spartans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Hampton's No. 39-rated squad against Norfolk State's No. 116-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Hampton rates No. 317 in the country with 4.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 242 nationally with 5.5 per match.
Defensively, Norfolk State features the nation's No. 118-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.9 points per game. Hampton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 255 nationally in scoring at home.
Norfolk State won its last outing, an 85-63 result against MD-Eastern Shore on February 11. The battle between the Spartans and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as MD-Eastern Shore was handed an 85-63 defeat on Monday at Echols Hall.
Last time out for Hampton, they were an 85-84 winner as they battled Delaware State at home. Du'Vaughn Maxwell scored 29 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Hampton on Monday, leading the Pirates to an 85-84 victory over Delaware State at Hampton Convocation Center.
Norfolk State at Delaware State, Saturday, February 23
Hampton at MD-Eastern Shore, Wednesday, February 20