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Howard Bison vs Pirates College Hoops Game Preview

Howard BisonHampton Pirates
Dec 1, 7:00 PM | Hampton Convocation Center

Howard Bison vs Hampton Pirates Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Hampton Convocation Center Saturday as host Hampton looks to handle the Howard Bison in NCAA hoops action.

Supporters of the Bison have watched them go 1-6 and 1-1 ATS on the year, while the Pirates are at 0-6 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Pirates are 0-0, while the Bison have a 0-0 mark.

View Howard vs Hampton Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 145 (Pirates) and the No. 176 (Bison) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 52-50 result in favor of the Pirates has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Hampton's No. 316-ranked offense, averaging 58.5 PPG, against a Bison defense that ranks No. 128 at 63.9 PPG. The Pirates field goal percentage has averaged 39.9% so far, less than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.9% per game.

Defensively, Howard features the nation's No. 115-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Hampton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 250 nationally in scoring at home.

Howard was a 70-46 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pittsburgh. Howard was run off the court by the Panthers on Tuesday as Pittsburgh routed them 70-46 at Petersen Events Center.

Hampton lost its last outing, a 73-64 result against Radford on November 28. Hampton got 16 points from Ke'Ron Brown but lost anyway, 73-64, to Radford on Wednesday at Dedmon Center.

Next up:
Howard home to American, Tuesday, December 4
Hampton home to Robert Morris, Saturday, December 8