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Charleston vs Hampton Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Cougars vs Pirates Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Charleston Cougars at Hampton Pirates
- Where: Hampton at Convocation Center (VA)
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Charleston -17.5, CHAR -2915 | HAMP +1166 O/U 152.0
Heading into today’s matchup vs Hampton, the Charleston Cougars will be taking the floor for the 27th time this season and have an overall record of 23-3. So far, the Cougars have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 9-2. This season, Charleston has been favored to win in 22 games, sitting with a mark of 20-2. For today’s contest, Charleston has a betting line set -17.5 points in their favor.
Charleston’s leading scorer this season is Dalton Bolon, who is averaging 13.08 points per contest. So far, Bolon has accounted for 16.28% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.54 rebounds per game and 1.12 assists. Ante Brzovic is the second leading scorer for the Cougars, averaging 11.04 points per game. Between him and Brzovic, they are accounting for 30.0% of the team’s scoring.
Charleston comes into today’s matchup vs Hampton, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 78.2 points per game. Through 26 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Cougars have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 220th in possessions per game.
Hampton will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Charleston in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. So far this season, Hampton has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-7. For the season, Hampton has been the underdog in 23 games, sitting with a mark of 5-18. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Pirates being +17.5 point underdogs.
Hampton’s leading scorer this season is Jordan Nesbitt, who is averaging 14.8 points per contest. So far, Nesbitt has accounted for 19.39% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 6.44 rebounds per game and 3.32 assists. Marquis Godwin is the second leading scorer for the Pirates, averaging 12.92 points per game. Between him and Godwin, they are accounting for 36.3% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Hampton this season, as they are currently ranked 386th in college basketball at 64.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Pirates’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 29.3%, placing them 488th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Charleston Cougars -17.5
While analyzing this matchup between the Charleston Cougars and the Hampton Pirates, we recommend choosing Charleston to come out on top and cover the spread. The oddsmakers have the Charleston as the heavy favorite with a point spread of -17.5. Not only do we like the Charleston’s historical performance as the favorite, as they are 3-2 vs the spread in their last 5 games when favored to win. But, they are matched up against a team that plays a similar style of basketball. So far, both Charleston and Hampton are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. Before tip-off, go ahead and place your bet on the Charleston to win and cover the spread.