Al Michaels once said: “Do you believe in miracles?”. That seems to be the case here for the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, who have now won two games as the 15-seed, defeating Ohio State and now Florida to advance to the Sweet 16. Oral Roberts won on the backs of two terrific scorers, and they look to continue this magical ride as their odds keep climbing with each win. Will they be able to reach the Elite 8?
Let’s dive in and take a look at Oral Roberts’ tournament odds, their odds in the Sweet 16 against Arkansas, and more ways to bet on this year’s Cinderella story.
Oral Roberts Upsets Florida, Advances to Sweet 16
Oral Roberts has done it again! The 15-seed is advancing to the Sweet 16 after a thrilling win over 7th-seeded Florida in the second round of the tournament.
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 22, 2021
The Golden Eagles of Oral Roberts will advance to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Sweet 16, as they look to knock off yet another top seed in their bracket. So far, Oral Roberts has defeated Ohio State and Florida, which puts Arkansas next on their radar. All three are big-name schools, so this is quite the feat for Oral Roberts should they pull off the unimaginable again. Let’s take a look at the odds.
Oral Roberts vs. Arkansas Odds – NCAA Tournament 2021
The next time Oral Roberts takes the floor in the NCAA Tournament will be Saturday at 1 PM EST against Arkansas in the Sweet 16. Let’s take a look at the opening odds, and just how many points Oral Roberts is as an underdog this time.
With there being nearly a week between the second round and the Sweet 16, oddsmakers took a few hours to properly get the betting lines up for the Sweet 16. Oral Roberts opened as massive 11-points underdogs to Arkansas, which makes this a very popular betting market to keep an eye on. If you want to get that number before it moves, check out DraftKings Sportsbook. The opening total was just under the 160-range, which is high for college basketball.
Oral Roberts NCAA Tournament Odds Rise
Yes, you read that right. The 15th-seeded Oral Roberts Golden Eagles NCAA Tournament odds have skyrocketed after two massive upsets over Ohio State and now Florida. Before their second round game finished, Oral Roberts’ odds were +20000 to win the NCAA Tournament. That has since dropped, and massively. At DraftKings Sportsbook, you can get Oral Roberts at +7000 to win the tournament. Let’s look at how the odds have moved.
|Round||Oral Roberts Odds to Win NCAA Tournament|
|Second Round Odds||+20000|
This would be one of the most improbable upsets and cinderella stories in the history of sports if Oral Roberts would make it, but after upsetting #2 Ohio State and #7 Florida, anything can happen at this point. March Madness is at its peak.
Bet on Oral Roberts in the Sweet 16 – NCAA Tournament 2021
By now, Oral Roberts has become a household name when it comes to college basketball for this year’s tournament. The Golden Eagles have reached the Sweet 16 as a 15-seed, and look to be among the most popular upset bets among the public betting consensus. Their game against Arkansas will be heavily wagered on, but remember there are other betting markets to choose from as well.
- To Win NCAA Tournament
- To Make Elite 8
- To Make Final Four
- Region Winner
NO. 15 ORAL ROBERTS IS GOING TO THE SWEET 16 AFTER UPSETTING NO. 7 FLORIDA 😱 pic.twitter.com/wHvMIVLRMR
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 22, 2021
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