Betting on today’s Tribe and Pirates game? Catch the action at Convocation Center (VA) in Hampton, VA, as the Pirates hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Tribe are the favored team in this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest against the Pirates. The game’s over/under currently sits at 153.5 points.

WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE VS HAMPTON PIRATES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hampton Pirates +1.5

This game will be played at Convocation Center (VA) at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 11th.

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 +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will the Tribe Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?

William & Mary will look to snap their six-game road losing streak when they take on Hampton. So far this season, the Tribe have gone 0-6 on the road, compared to 4-3 at home. On the year, they are 6-9 overall, including a 1-1 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play.

As the favorite, William & Mary has gone 3-1, while they are 1-8 as the underdog. Their average scoring margin at home is +1.0, while it is -15.3 on the road.

When looking at William & Mary’s ATS record this season, they are currently 5-8. However, they have gone 3-1 vs. the spread when favored this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tribe have gone 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average over/under line in William & Mary games this season (143.7). So far, 12 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s total. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 139 points.

In contrast to their season average of 75.2 points per game, the William & Mary had a below average performance. They scored 55 points against Drexel and had a field goal percentage of 37.5%. The team’s top scorer is Gabe Dorsey, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.1, while Trey Moss also maintains a PPG average of 14.1 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Tribe’s defense is positioned 209th in the country, permitting 73.9 points per game. So far, the William & Mary defense is giving up an average of 7.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (403rd).

Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Hampton?

Hampton will look to snap their seven-game losing streak as they host William & Mary. The Pirates are 4-11 overall and have gone 0-3 in Coastal Athletic Association play. As the underdog, Hampton is 1-8.

On the season, the Pirates have gone 0-3 at home and are being outscored by an average of 10.7 points per game. They are coming off an 80-69 loss to Campbell and have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games at home.

As the underdog this season, Hampton has gone 4-5 against the spread. Their overall ATS record is 4-7, but they are 0-3 at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates have an even 5-5 mark vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Hampton’s games this season (151.5). So far, their over/under record is 5-6. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points and their OU record during this stretch is 2-1.

In their recent matchup, the Hampton offense ended with 69 points against Campbell. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.4% and made 10 threes. Kyrese Mullen is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.1. Meanwhile, Tedrick Wilcox Jr. also brings a PPG average of 12.9 into the game.

Currently, the Pirates’ defense holds the 268th rank in the nation, allowing 77.5 points per game. The Hampton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 80 points and allowed Campbell to connect on 10 threes.