Last Updated on March 20, 2021
What an upset in the 2021 NCAA Tournament! 15-seeded Oral Roberts defeated number two Ohio State 75-72. Oral Roberts without a doubt is the biggest upset so far in the NCAA Tournament, and the biggest since number one UVA was upset by UMBC. With Oral Roberts advancing, they are set to be this year’s potential Cinderella story.
Let’s take a look at Oral Roberts’ next game, their odds to win the NCAA Tournament, and more.
Oral Roberts Upsets Ohio State, to face Florida
Oral Roberts’ upset win over Ohio State was the story of the day in the first day of the NCAA Tournament, and they are set to face Florida in the second round.
The NCAA Tournament is the absolute best. Never fails. Awesome win @ORUMBB.
— Curtis Fitzpatrick (@cfitzfox) March 19, 2021
After this win, Oral Roberts looks to Florida in the hunt to make the Sweet 16. Will Oral Roberts be favored? Will they be this year’s cinderella story? Let’s take a look at the odds.
Florida vs. Oral Roberts Odds – NCAA Tournament
For Oral Roberts’ next game, they face the seven-seeded Florida in a game where they will certainly be the underdog. After beating Ohio State as a 15.5-point underdog though, anything can happen.
🚨 UPSET ALERT: (15) Oral Roberts shocks (2) Ohio State 75-72. (7) Florida #Gators will face Oral Roberts on Sunday, time TBA
No. 15 seeds now 9-132 all-time vs. No. 2 seeds.
Oral Roberts' first NCAA Tournament win in 47 years.#MarchMadness, indeed.
— OnlyGators.com 🐊 Florida Gators news (@onlygators) March 19, 2021
The Florida Gators are eight-point favorites against Oral Roberts, but expect the betting public to be on Oral Roberts because of their first-round performance. The public loves a cinderella story, which makes Oral Roberts an attractive bet in the second round. Oral Roberts can score with the best of them, so it will be quite the game in the second round.
Oral Roberts vs. Florida Second Round Odds
The odds for Oral Roberts’ second round game have been posted at DraftKings Sportsbook. Here’s a look:
After the game against Ohio State ended, Oral Roberts was still +50000 to win the NCAA Tournament, per William Hill Sportsbook, but those have since dropped to +20000.
Bet on Oral Roberts in NCAA Tournament
After Oral Roberts’ first-round win, bettors will look at a few ways to bet on them to win the NCAA Tournament, to make the Sweet 16, Elite 8, and more. Here’s a look at the betting markets available for Oral Roberts on DraftKings Sportsbook.
- To Win NCAA Tournament
- To Make Sweet 16
- To Make Elite 8
- To Make Final Four
- Region Winner
If Oral Roberts can beat Florida to make the Sweet 16, bettors may begin to take them much more seriously going forward in terms of betting against them.
Will you be betting on them against Florida?
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