Friday's contest between the Kent State Golden Flashes (2-1) and the Hampton Pirates (1-2) at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center is expected to be a one-sided matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 96-74 and heavily favors Kent State to take home the win. Tipoff is at 5:45 PM ET on November 17.

According to our computer prediction, Kent State should cover the spread, which is listed at 16.5. The two sides are projected to exceed the 154.5 total.

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Hampton vs. Kent State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 5:45 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands
  • Venue: Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center
  • Line: Kent State -16.5
  • Point Total: 154.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Kent State -2000, Hampton +1000

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Hampton vs. Kent State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Kent State 96, Hampton 74

Spread & Total Prediction for Hampton vs. Kent State

  • Pick ATS: Kent State (-16.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (154.5)

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Hampton Performance Insights

  • Hampton was ranked 272nd in college basketball offensively last season with 68.2 points per game, while defensively it was 15th-worst (77.5 points allowed per game).
  • The Pirates ranked 294th in college basketball with 29.7 rebounds per game, but they allowed 34.9 rebounds per game, which ranked 10th-worst in college basketball.
  • Hampton didn't post many assists last season, ranking 13th-worst in the nation with 10.4 assists per game.
  • The Pirates were 51st in the nation with 10.6 turnovers per game last year. Meanwhile, they ranked 317th with 10.3 forced turnovers per game.
  • Last year the Pirates drained 6.8 treys per game (237th-ranked in college basketball) and shot 32.1% (291st-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • Hampton ranked eighth-worst in college basketball with a 37.9% shooting percentage allowed from downtown. Meanwhile, it allowed 7.9 threes per game (263rd-ranked in college basketball).
  • Hampton took 63.4% two-pointers and 36.6% from beyond the arc last year. Of the team's buckets, 70.1% were two-pointers and 29.9% were threes.

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