Hampton at Radford: 3/1/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Radford Highlanders (13-11) vs Hampton Pirates (10-13)
Game Info: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Dedmon Center)
Betting Odds: Radford Highlanders -7.5 -- Over/Under: 136.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Hampton Pirates and Radford Highlanders face off on Monday in the Big South college basketball tournament at the Dedmon Center.
These two teams faced off twice this year in January and it was Radford that came away with the two victories.
The Hampton Pirates come into this game with an 11-13 record overall and they have won each of their last two games. In the last game against Presbyterian, it was a close game that Hampton was able to pull out late by two points. Hampton on the season is averaging 69.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 73.5 points per game. Hampton on the season is shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Davion Warren has been the best player for Hampton averaging 21.2 points while shooting 46.2 percent from the field and 31.5 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Radford Highlanders who sit with a 14-11 record overall but coming into this game they have lost four of the last five games with the only win coming against a non D1 team. Radford on the season is averaging 66.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 65.8 points per game. Radford on the season is shooting 44.8 percent from the field and 30.2 percent from behind the three point line. Fah’Mir Ali has been the best player for Radford averaging 10.3 points while shooting 38.1 percent from the field and 29.6 percent from behind the three point line. In this game for Radford, it’s going to be about the defense locking down.
Radford is the better team and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for Radford’s defense to step up in this game and that will lead to them coming away with a cover of the spread.