William & Mary Tribe at Hampton Pirates Betting Prediction


<p>The Hampton Pirates (3-6) welcome the William & Mary Tribe (2-7) to Hampton Convocation Center. The Tribe can end a five-game road losing streak. The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.</p><h2>William & Mary Tribe at Hampton Pirates ATS Odds</h2><p>Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Pirates dismantled the Mid-Atlantic Christian Mustangs 110-58, while the Tribe beat the High Point Panthers 79-69.</p><p>The Tribe had a much better free throw rate (0.291 vs. 0.183) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.573 vs. 0.483). The Pirates, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.222 vs. 0.036) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.568 vs. 0.327). Hampton received a boost from Jermaine Marrow, who finished with 22 points, six assists and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Justin Pierce had a good outing for William & Mary, putting up 23 points and 14 rebounds.</p><p>The Tribe won the only contest between these two teams last year, 83-76. William & Mary did a fantastic job of getting and making free throws (28-34; 82.4 percent). Hampton, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (29.5 vs. 13.8).</p><p>Hampton should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. Dating back to last season, Hampton ranks 40th in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.1 percent), while William & Mary has forced the 15th-fewest turnovers (15.1 percent). Furthermore, the Tribe's 41st-ranked offense (effective field goal percentage of 0.593) will clash against the Pirates' 14th-ranked defense (effective field goal percentage allowed of 0.470).</p><h3>William & Mary Tribe at Hampton Pirates ATS Pick</h3><p>Basketball Tip: SU Winner - Hampton, O/U - Over</p><h3>Betting Notes (2017-Present):</h3><ul><li>Hampton ranks fourth in rebounds per game (40.9) while William & Mary ranks 301st (32.6).</li><li>The Pirates rank 107th in steals allowed per game (5.8) while the Tribe rank 255th (6.8).</li><li>Hampton averages 19.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 36th in the nation. William & Mary ranks 136th in three pointers allowed per game (22.8).</li><li>The Tribe rank 29th in assists per game (17.4) while the Pirates rank 214th (14.6).</li><li>William & Mary ranks 55th in blocks allowed per game (3.0) while Hampton ranks 232nd (3.8).</li></ul>