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Hampton Pirates vs South Carolina State Bulldogs Betting Preview

South Carolina State BulldogsHampton Pirates
Jan 24, 7:00 PM | Hampton Convocation Center

South Carolina State Bulldogs vs Hampton Pirates Odds


The visiting Bulldogs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Hampton Convocation Center against the Hampton Pirates.

The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Pirates are 0-0 ATS. South Carolina State is 0-0 on the totals; Hampton is 0-0.

View South Carolina State vs Hampton Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pirates sit at No. 277 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bulldogs sit at No. 309 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Pirates will win this game 64-53.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 47 in NCAA hoops at 38.1 per game. Contrast that with Hampton’s No. 151 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Hampton is the No. 203-ranked team in the country at 5.9 per game, while South Carolina State rates No. 304 at 4.7 per game.

Defensively, South Carolina State features the nation's No. 336-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.5 points per game. Hampton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 302 nationally in scoring at home.

South Carolina State lost its last outing, an 83-53 result against Savannah State on January 21. South Carolina State was run off the court by the Tigers on Saturday as Savannah State routed them 83-53 at Tiger Arena.

Hampton was an 80-75 loser in its last match at home against Norfolk State. Darrion Pellum scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Pirates to a win (they lost 80-75 to Norfolk State at Hampton Convocation Center on Saturday).

Next up:
South Carolina State home to Howard, Monday, January 30
Hampton home to Coppin State, Saturday, January 28