Betting on today’s Pirates and Aggies game? Catch the action at Corbett Sports Center in Greensboro, NC, as the Aggies hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on FloH. The over/under for this game is set at 155.5 points, and North Carolina A&T is favored by -5 vs. Hampton in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.
HAMPTON PIRATES VS NORTH CAROLINA A&T AGGIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: North Carolina A&T Aggies -5
This game will be played at Corbett Sports Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 1st.
WHY BET THE NORTH CAROLINA A&T AGGIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Aggies.
- Not only will North Carolina A&T pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Can the Pirates Offense Score Enough in Greensboro?
Hampton has lost 13 games in a row and has an overall record of 4-17. They have yet to win a game in the Coastal Athletic Association, going 0-9. On the road, the Pirates have gone 1-9 this season, and their average scoring margin is -14.1 points per game.
So far, Hampton has been the underdog in 14 of their 21 games, going 1-13 in those matchups. Their last game was an 80-74 loss to Elon, and they have gone 0-5 on the road over their last five games.
As the underdog this season, Hampton’s ATS record is 6-8. Their overall ATS mark is 6-11. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road, Hampton has an ATS record of 6-4 this year and over their last 10 games away from home their ATS mark is 6-3.
Hampton’s over/under record this year is 9-8 and the average over/under line in their games is 152.2. Today’s over/under line of 155.5 is higher than the average scoring in their games this year of 156.6. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 169 points.
In their previous game, the Pirates’ offense finished with 74 points, which is right in line with their current average of 76.5 points per contest. Leading Hampton in scoring vs. Elon was Tedrick Wilcox Jr. with his 16 points. Kyrese Mullen also added 15 points for the Pirates.
Coming into the game, Hampton will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 79.7 points per game (300th). The Hampton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 80 points and allowed Elon to connect on 8 threes.
Will the Aggies Win at Corbett Sports Center?
North Carolina A&T will look to snap a two-game losing streak when they host Hampton on Tuesday night. The Aggies are 6-15 overall this season and 4-4 in Coastal Athletic Association play. They have gone 2-11 in non-conference games, including 3-8 on their home floor.
North Carolina A&T is favored by five points tonight, and they are 5-13 as underdogs this season. The Aggies’ average scoring margin at home is -4.5 points per game, and they have gone 3-5 in their own building.
North Carolina A&T’s ATS record for the season is 11-8, and they are 4-4 ATS at home. Their ATS record as the favorite this year is 1-0, but they have gone just 3-6-1 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite.
The over/under record for North Carolina A&T games this season is 10-9, and today’s line of 155.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 137 points.
The North Carolina A&T offense is coming off a game where they scored 47 points against Drexel. They posted a field goal percentage of 33.3% and connected on 1 three. One area that the North Carolina A&T offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 97th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 40%.
At present, the Aggies’ defense is nationally ranked 303rd, allowing 80.0 points per game. Against Drexel in their most recent game, the North Carolina A&T defense gave up a total of 62 points while allowing Drexel to hit 39% of their shots.