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Pirates visit Howard Bison in college basketball clash

Hampton PiratesHoward Bison
March 3, 8:00 PM | Burr Gymnasium

Hampton Pirates vs Howard Bison Odds


The Howard Bison will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Hampton Pirates at Burr Gymnasium on Thursday in NCAAB play.

The Bison currently sports a 6-22 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-1 ATS. The Pirates are 20-8 and 4-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bison produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Pirates have gone 2-2 against the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bison at No. 325 and the Pirates at No. 149 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-53 result in favor of the Pirates.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Pirates is ranked No. 151 in NCAA hoops at 35.4 per game. Contrast that with Howard’s No. 232 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Howard is the No. 305-ranked team in the country at 4.9 per game, while Hampton rates No. 157 at 6.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hampton owns the country's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 62.3 points per game on the highway. Howard, on the other hand, rates No. 328 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Hampton was a 71-64 winner on the road against Delaware State. Kwame Morgan II scored 23 points leading the Pirates to a 71-64 victory over Delaware State at Memorial Hall on Saturday.

Howard was a 73-63 loser in its last match on the road against MD-Eastern Shore. Anton Dickerson went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as MD-Eastern Shore handed Howard a 73-63 defeat at Hytche Athletic Center.