Hampton Pirates vs Richmond Spiders Odds
The Hampton Pirates will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Spiders in Richmond at Robins Center on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Spiders sport records of 2-0 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Pirates have 0-1 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Spiders and 0-0 for the Pirates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Spiders - Pirates odds would favor the Spiders if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Richmond is rated No. 185 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Hampton is at No. 219. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 108-48 win for the Spiders.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Richmond's No. 13 nationally ranked offense (92.5 points per game) against a Pirates defense that sits as the No. 226 at 69 PPG. The Spiders have been averaging 53.5% from the field, more than the Pirates have managed so far this season (31.7% on average).
Defensively, Hampton features the nation's No. 213-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 nationally in scoring at home.
Hampton was a 69-51 loser in its last match on the road against William & Mary. Hampton got 10 points from Ke'Ron Brown but lost anyway, 69-51, to William & Mary on Friday at Kaplan Arena.
Last time out for Richmond, they were a 101-58 winner as they battled UNC Wilmington at home. They covered in the match as a 16-point favorite. The battle between the Spiders and Seahawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UNC Wilmington was handed a 101-58 defeat on Tuesday at Robins Center.
Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 1-0
After playing UNC Wilmington are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Pirates at Spiders trends to consider:
Richmond is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Richmond is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Hampton home to Ohio, Tuesday, November 20
Richmond at Minnesota, Sunday, November 18