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Pirates vs Bison College Hoops Game Preview

Hampton PiratesHoward Bison
Dec 3, 5:00 PM | Burr Gymnasium

Hampton Pirates vs Howard Bison Odds


The Howard Bison will hit the floor running against the visiting Hampton Pirates Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Bison bring a 2-4 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-4 Pirates, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Howard go 0-0 so far and the Pirates go 0-0.

View Hampton vs Howard Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bison sit at No. 291 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pirates sit at No. 311 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bison will win this game 63-59.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pirates rank No. 173 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.7 per game. That compares with Howard’s No. 179 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Howard is college basketball's No. 304-ranked team at 4.3 per game, while the Pirates rate No. 227 with 5.6 per game.

Defensively, Hampton features the nation's No. 142-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. Howard, meanwhile, comes in at No. 143 nationally in scoring at home.

Hampton was a 65-49 loser in its last match at home against Savannah State. Hampton got 15 points from Darrion Pellum but lost anyway, 65-49, to Savannah State on Thursday at Hampton Convocation Center.

Howard was a 77-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against American. The Bison endured a 77-66 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Tuesday, despite a 11-point effort from Simuel Frazier at Bender Arena.

Next up:
Hampton at Howard, Sunday, December 4
Howard home to Hampton, Sunday, December 4