Hampton vs Kent State ncaabb betting

NCAABB: Hampton vs. Kent State Prediction 11/17/2023

The Hampton Pirates (0-2) travel to face off against the Kent State Golden Flashes (1-1) on Friday, November 17th. This game will be played at Sports and Fitness Center in Saint Thomas and televised on ESPN+. Kent State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Hampton is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Norfolk State. Tip-off is set for 5:45 ET.

Hampton Pirates vs Kent State Golden Flashes

The Hampton Pirates Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Hampton heads into their game against Kent State with a 0-2 record for the season. Looking at the previous three games where Hampton was the underdog, their record is 0-3. Heading into today’s game, Hampton has a 0-2 record against the spread. Over their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Hampton has gone 6-3 vs. the spread.

Hampton comes in with an over/under record of 1-1-0 through two games, with their games averaging a combined 157.5 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Pirates’ games have averaged 78 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-2.

The Kent State Golden Flashes Are Coming Off A Win

Kent State comes into their third game of the season with a 1-1 record. In their previous three games where they were favored, they held a 2-1 record. As of today’s game, Kent State has a current against the spread (ATS) record of 1-1 for this season. Looking back over their previous ten games, including those from the previous season, Kent State has gone 5-3-1 vs. the spread.

Through two games, Kent State has an over/under record of 2-0-0 with their games averaging a combined 184.5 points per game so far. The Golden Flashes’ last five games have culminated with an average of 84 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

Hampton Offense Breakdown

The Hampton offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against Norfolk State. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.6% and connected on 6 threes. Kyrese Mullen is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 18.7. Meanwhile, Tedrick Wilcox Jr. also brings a PPG average of 17 into the game.

Kyrese Mullen (F) 18.7 9.7 2
Tedrick Wilcox Jr. (G) 17.0 5.7 2
Daniel Bannister (G) 9.7 1.7 1

Kent State Offense Breakdown

Kent State’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 79 points vs. Fresno State. Overall, they hit 48.3% of their shots from the field and went 12/16 from the free-throw line. Jalen Sullinger led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, Chris Payton contributed 13 points for the Golden Flashes.

Jalen Sullinger (G) 19.0 1.3 2.3
Chris Payton (F) 15.0 10.0 2.7
Reggie Bass (G) 14.7 2.3 1.7

Hampton Team Defense

So far, the Pirates’ defense is ranked 75th in the country at 71.0 points per contest. The Hampton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 75 points and allowed Norfolk State to connect on 6 threes.

Kent State Team Defense

So far, the Golden Flashes’ defense is ranked 115th in the country at 80.0 points per contest. Kent State’s three-point defense is currently 45th in the country at 8.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 45.9% of their shots vs. Kent State.

Pirates vs Golden Flashes Trends

  • In their last three road games, Hampton has averaged 73 points per game while allowing 80. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-3 while going 2-1.
  • Across their three previous home games, Kent State has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 77 points per game.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Pirates have a strong record vs the spread going 3-2. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-4.
  • Kent State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.

Pirates vs Golden Flashes Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Golden Flashes vs. Golden Flashes matchup, we’re leaning towards the Golden Flashes at -16.5. Although our projections show the Golden Flashes winning 75-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Pirates for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 155.5 and our model has the Pirates and Golden Flashes finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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