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Hampton PiratesRutgers Scarlet Knights
Nov 20, 12:00 PM | Louis Brown Athletic Center

Hampton Pirates vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds


The Scarlet Knights will try to cover the spread at Louis Brown Athletic Center on Sunday when they get a visit from the Hampton Pirates in college basketball action.

Rutgers battles the Pirates, currently sitting with a 1-1 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-2 for the Scarlet Knights and 0-0 for the Pirates.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 119-rated Hampton taking on the No. 130-rated Scarlet Knights in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 69-63 win for the Scarlet Knights on Sunday.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Rutgers's No. 210-rated squad against Hampton's No. 45-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Rutgers rates No. 226 in the country with 5.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 239 nationally with 5 per match.

Defensively, Hampton features the nation's No. 200-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Rutgers, meanwhile, comes in at No. 138 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Hampton was a 72-51 loser on the road against Richmond. Hampton was run off the court by the Spiders on Thursday as Richmond routed them 72-51 at Robins Center.

Last time out for Rutgers, they were a 91-75 winner as they battled Sacred Heart at home. Jerome Seagears scored 17 points leading the Scarlet Knights to a 91-75 victory over Sacred Heart at Louis Brown Athletic Center on Thursday.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Pirates at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
Rutgers is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
Hampton home to Sacred Heart, Tuesday, November 22
Rutgers home to Illinois State, Tuesday, November 22