Monmouth vs Hampton Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/3/23
Hampton Pirates (7-23) vs Monmouth Hawks (6-25)
Game Info: Friday, March 3, 2023 at 2:00 pm (Entertainment & Sports Arena)
Betting Odds: Hampton Pirates -1.5 -- Over/Under: 142 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Monmouth Hawks will play the Hampton Pirates in the first round of the CAA Championship on Friday afternoon at Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, DC.
The Monmouth Hawks are 6-25 (5-13) this season after they lost to William & Mary by a score of 74-62 in their last game. Monmouth shot 45.1% from the field and was +7 in rebounding margin in the game. The Monmouth Hawks are averaging 61 points per game, 75.4 points against per game, 32.4 rebounds per game, and 11.7 assists per game. Myles Foster has led the Hawks this season with 12.5 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game, and 1.7 assists per game. Monmouth is shooting 40% from the field, 65.9% on free throws, and 27.9% on three pointers this year.
The Hampton Pirates are 8-23 (5-13) this season after they lost to NC A&T in overtime by a score of 73-72 in their last game. Hampton shot 32.9% from the field and recorded 52 rebounds in the loss. The Hampton Pirates are averaging 68.4 points per game, 76.8 points against per game, 34.5 rebounds per game, and 11.2 assists per game. Jordan Nesbitt has led the Pirates this season with 15.1 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game, and 3.4 assists per game. Hampton is shooting 39.3% from the field, 68.5% on free throws, and 32.5% on three pointers this year.
Monmouth is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games. The over is 6-0 in Monmouth’s last 6 games. Hampton is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 neutral site games. The over is 5-0 in Hampton’s last 5 neutral site games.
Monmouth comes into this game after losing four games in a row, including an 86-81 loss to Hampton two games ago. Hampton has won two of their last three games and almost won their last game in overtime. Neither team has had much success this season, but Hampton is playing better basketball right now. Give me the Pirates here.