Ohio Bobcats face Hampton Pirates: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Ohio Bobcats vs Hampton Pirates Odds
The Hampton Pirates will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Ohio Bobcats at Hampton Convocation Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Pirates bring a 0-2 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-0 Bobcats, who are 3-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Hampton go 0-0 so far and the Bobcats go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Pirates, most recently No. 219 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bobcats, who rate No. 65 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 93-49 victory for the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Hampton's No. 331 nationally ranked offense (54.5 points per game) against a Bobcats defense that sits as the No. 10 at 49.7 PPG. The Pirates have been averaging 35.9% from the field, less than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (54.9% on average).
Defensively, Ohio features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Hampton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 322 nationally in scoring at home.
Ohio won its last outing, a 73-50 result against Wofford on November 18. They covered in that game as a 17.5-point favorite. The battle between the Bobcats and Terriers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Wofford was handed a 73-50 defeat on Sunday at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Hampton was a 68-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Richmond. Hampton got 14 points from Dwight Meikle but lost anyway, 68-58, to Richmond on Thursday at Robins Center.
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Bobcats at Pirates trends to consider:
Ohio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ohio's last 7 games on the road
Ohio home to Richmond, Saturday, November 24
Hampton at Wofford, Friday, November 23