Hampton vs Northeastern Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/24/24

Northeastern (11-17) vs Hampton (7-21)

Game Info: Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Matthews Arena)

Betting Odds: Northeastern -11.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Hampton Pirates will play the Northeastern Huskies in a CAA game on Saturday afternoon at Matthews Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. Hampton has won two games in a row, while Northeastern has lost two of their last three. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and the Hampton vs Northeastern prediction. 

Hampton Preview

The Hampton Pirates are 7-21 (2-13) this season after they defeated Campbell by a score of 72-68 in their last game. Hampton led 33-31 at the half and they scored 39 second half points in the win. The Pirates shot 41% from the field and were +12 in rebounding margin in the game. Hampton defeated Towson by a score of 67-61 in the game prior to Campbell, but they did lose the previous three games. The Pirates are scoring 73.7 points per game with 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, while allowing 77.6 points against per game this year. Tedrick Wilcox is averaging 11.6 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, and 2.0 assists per game. Hampton is shooting 43.8% from the field, 70.3% on free throws, and 32.6% on three pointers this season. Hampton will meet Monmouth after this one.

Northeastern Preview

The Northeastern Huskies are 11-17 (6-9) this year after they defeated Elon by a score of 61-58 in their last game. Northeastern led 36-26 at halftime and they were able to get the win, despite only scoring 25 second half points. The Huskies shot 42.3% from the field and made 9 three pointers in the game. Northeastern lost to Hofstra by a score of 82-62 and Charleston by a score of 77-73 in the two games prior to Elon. The Huskies are scoring 70 points per game with 33 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, while giving up 72.6 points against per game this season. Chris Doherty is averaging 13.3 points per game, 6.7 rebounds per game, and 2.4 assists per game. Northeastern is shooting 46.1% from the field, 75.2% on free throws, and 32.9% on three pointers this year. 

Hampton vs Northeastern Betting Prediction

Hampton comes into this game in last place in the CAA standings, but they have won two games in a row, which were their first conference wins of the season. The Pirates are only shooting 43.8% from the field and they are allowing 77.6 points against per game on defense this season. Northeastern has lost two of their last three games, but they are 6-9 in CAA play. The Huskies don’t average as many points as Hampton does, but their defense is much better. I know Hampton has played very poor defense this year, but they have put two wins together against decent competition and I think they are going to keep this game within single digits. Take the Pirates here. 

David’s Pick Hampton +11.5

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