Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Pirates versus the Huskies? Tip off is at at 12:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Matthews Arena in Boston, MA. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 144.5 points, and Northeastern is favored by -10 to win at home against Hampton.

HAMPTON PIRATES VS NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hampton Pirates +10

This game will be played at Matthews Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE HAMPTON PIRATES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Even though we have Northeastern winning straight-up, we like Hampton at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Does Hampton Have a Shot at a Road Win?

Hampton comes into this game as a +10 underdog, and they have gone 4-17 as the underdog this season. They have a 7-21 overall record and are currently riding a two-game winning streak.

On the road, the Pirates have gone 3-11 this season, and over their last 10 games away from home, they have a record of 2-8.

As the underdog this season, Hampton has gone 11-10 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 9-5 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 6-4. In their last 3 road games, the Pirates are 2-1 vs. the spread.

This season, Hampton’s over/under record is 11-13 and today’s over/under line of 144.5 is similar to the average scoring total in their games (150.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 144 points, which is in line with today’s over/under line.

The Pirates’ offense finished with 72 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 73.7 points per contest. Jordan Nesbitt was the leading scorer for the Pirates, putting up 21 points. In addition, Jerry Deng contributed 15 points.

At present, the Pirates’ defense is nationally ranked 295th, allowing 77.6 points per game. In their previous game vs. Campbell, the Fighting Camels finished with a field goal percentage of 37% and a total of 68 points vs. Hampton.

Will the Huskies Live Up to Expectations at Home?

After a win over Elon, Northeastern will look to improve upon their 7-6 record at home. So far this season, they have been favored in 13 games and have gone 9-4 in those matchups. For the year, the Huskies have a record of 11-17.

Over their last 10 games at home, Northeastern has gone 5-5. They are scoring an average of 1.6 more points per game at home compared to on the road. For the season, they have an average scoring differential of -6.2 points per game on the road.

As the favorite this season, Northeastern has gone 8-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies have a 6-4 ATS mark. At home, Northeastern has a 7-6 ATS record this year and is 5-5 ATS over their last 10 home games.

This season, the over/under record for Northeastern games is 17-10-1. Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (139). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

In contrast to their season average of 70 points per game, the Northeastern had a below average performance. They scored 61 points against Elon and had a field goal percentage of 42.3%. The team’s scoring leader is Chris Doherty, who holds an average of 13.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Harold Woods is averaging 10.1 points per game this season.

In terms of defense, Northeastern is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 72.6 points per game. Against Elon in their most recent game, the Northeastern defense gave up a total of 58 points while allowing Elon to hit 42% of their shots.