Stony Brook @ Hampton
Current Records: Stony Brook 7-14; Hampton 5-16
What to Know
Get ready for a Colonial battle as the Hampton Pirates and the Stony Brook Seawolves will face off at 4 p.m. ET Saturday at Hampton Convocation Center. Hampton will be strutting in after a victory while Stony Brook will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The Pirates escaped with a win on Thursday against the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens by the margin of a single free throw, 67-66.
Speaking of close games: it was close but no cigar for the Seawolves as they fell 77-74 to the William & Mary Tribe on Thursday.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Hampton is expected to win a tight contest. They are currently three-for-three against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
Hampton is now 5-16 while Stony Brook sits at 7-14. A pair of offensive stats to keep an eye on: The Pirates have only been able to knock down 39% percent of their shots, which is the 356th lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. The Seawolves have experienced some struggles of their own as they are stumbling into the matchup with the fifth fewest points per game in college basketball, having accrued only 63.4 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Hampton Convocation Center -- Hampton, Virginia
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Pirates are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Seawolves, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Pirates as a 1-point favorite.
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Stony Brook won the only game these two teams have played in the last nine years.
- Nov 26, 2016 - Stony Brook 76 vs. Hampton 66