Planning on watching today’s Seahawks and Pirates game? Catch the action at Convocation Center (VA) in Hampton, VA, as the Pirates hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on FloH. In this Coastal Athletic Association matchup, UNCW is favored by -12 vs. Hampton. The over/under for the game is 147.5 points.

UNCW SEAHAWKS VS HAMPTON PIRATES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hampton Pirates +12

This game will be played at Convocation Center (VA) at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE HAMPTON PIRATES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Pirates.
  • Not only will Hampton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can UNCW Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

UNCW enters this game as a 12-point favorite, and the Seahawks have been favored in 15 of their 23 games this season, going 11-4 in those games. They are coming off a 75-56 win over Drexel, and they have won three straight games.

On the road this season, the Seahawks have gone 8-5, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 road games. Their average scoring margin on the road is +3.5 points per game.

UNCW’s ATS record this season is 10-10, but they are just 3-8 vs. the spread in their last 11 games. On the road, the Seahawks are 7-6 ATS this year and their last 10 ATS mark as the favorite is 5-5. Overall, UNCW is 7-8 vs. the spread when favored this season.

So far this season, the over/under record for UNCW games is 12-8. The average over/under line in their games is 144.3, and today’s line of 147.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games (147.8). In their last three games, the OU record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

In their latest game, UNCW offense put up 75 points against Drexel. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 10 threes. Trazarien White is leading the team in scoring at 20.1 points per contest. Shykeim Phillips has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.4 going into the game.

On the defensive side, UNCW is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.9 threes per game vs. Hampton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.8%.

Will the Pirates Find a Way to Win at Home?

Hampton comes into this game with a 5-19 record, including an 0-11 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. The Pirates have been even worse at home, going 0-8, and they have lost their last eight games overall.

On the season, Hampton has been the underdog in 17 of its 24 games, and the team has gone 2-15 in those contests. The Pirates are coming off a 63-59 loss to Hofstra, and they have gone 0-5 in their last five games at home.

Hampton has struggled against the spread at home this season, going just 1-7. Overall, their ATS record is 9-11. However, they have been better vs. the spread as the underdog, going 9-8 this year. In their last 3 games as the underdog, Hampton is a perfect 3-0 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Hampton’s games this season (152.1). The over/under record for the Pirates this year is 9-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 121 points.

Hampton offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 59 points against Hofstra. In that game, they made 6/21 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 41.4%. Kyrese Mullen is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.7. Meanwhile, Tedrick Wilcox Jr. also brings a PPG average of 11.9 into the game.

Currently, the Pirates’ defense holds the 284th rank in the nation, allowing 77.4 points per game. Hampton’s three-point defense is currently 157th in the country at 7.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.6% of their shots vs. Hampton.