Betting on today’s Pirates and Seawolves game? Catch the action at Island FCU Arena in Stony Brook, NY, as the Seawolves hosts this showdown at 6:30 ET on FloH. This Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup has an over/under of 146.5 points, and Stony Brook is favored to win by -12 at home vs. Hampton.

HAMPTON PIRATES VS STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hampton Pirates +12

This game will be played at Island FCU Arena at 6:30 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE HAMPTON PIRATES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Seawolves.
  • Even though we have Stony Brook winning straight-up, we like Hampton at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Hampton Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Hampton enters this game against Stony Brook as 12-point underdogs. So far this season, the Pirates have gone 2-16 as the underdog, and their average scoring margin on the road is -11.7 points per game.

Hampton has lost two games in a row and is 5-20 overall. In their most recent game, the Pirates lost to UNCW by a score of 95-65. Over their last 10 games on the road, Hampton has gone 2-8.

As the underdog, Hampton has gone 9-9 vs. the spread this season, including a 2-1 mark in their last three games as the underdog. On the road, the Pirates are 8-4 ATS this year and have an impressive 7-2 ATS record in their last 10 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Hampton’s games this year (151.7). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 135 points.

The Hampton offense is coming off a game in which they scored 65 points vs. UNCW. Overall their field goal percentage was 39.3% while connecting on 7 threes. On the offensive front, the Pirates have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 278th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 282nd in terms of percentage and 175th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Pirates’ defense is nationally ranked 290th, allowing 78.1 points per game. So far, the Hampton defense is giving up an average of 9.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13 times per game (667th).

Will Stony Brook Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Stony Brook comes into this game as a 12-point favorite, and they have been much better at home this season. They are 8-3 at home compared to 4-9 on the road, and their average scoring margin at home is +4.7 compared to -8.5 on the road.

Over their last ten games at home, the Seawolves have gone 7-3. In their last game, they lost to Campbell by a score of 95-77, and their overall record this season is 13-12.

When looking at Stony Brook’s ATS record this season, they have been solid with a mark of 16-7-1. At home, their ATS record sits at 8-2-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seawolves have an impressive ATS record of 9-1.

Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Stony Brook’s games this season (140.2). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 142 points.

Stony Brook is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 77 points versus Campbell. This output is higher than their season-average of 71.6 points per game. Aaron Clarke led the team in scoring, putting up 16 points. Additionally, Dean Noll contributed 16 points for the Seawolves.

The Seawolves’ defense is presently ranked 172nd nationally, allowing an average of 72.3 points per contest. The Stony Brook defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 95 points and allowed Campbell to connect on 10 threes.