The Madness continues! As the Sweet 16 began with a Saturday afternoon matinee between Loyola Chicago and Oregon State, the victors was yet again the underdogs. Oregon State prevailed in a close one, and will be the second 12 seed to ever reach the Elite 8.
— Oregon State Hoops (@BeaverMBB) March 27, 2021
With Oregon State pulling off their third upset in a row, the Beavers are headed to the Elite 8. Oregon State becomes one of the last college basketball teams available in the NCAA Tournament, which means the title odds and odds to reach the Final Four have skyrocketed. Let’s take a look at who they will play next, their tournament odds, and more.
Oregon State Upsets Loyola Chicago, Advances to Elite 8
The Oregon State Beavers have shocked the world again, this time winning in the Sweet 16 over everyone’s favorite cinderella story in Loyola Chicago.
Oregon State is about to become the 2nd 12-seed in NCAA HISTORY to reach the Elite 8.
They’ll join 2002 Missouri (shoutout to Quin Snyder) #MarchMadness
— Jake Winderman (@jakewinderman) March 27, 2021
With this win, the Beavers are the first team to punch their ticket to the Elite 8, and have seen their NCAA Tournament title odds skyrocket. Given that Oregon State was not even favored to even make the tournament, they won the PAC12 tournament then have upset Tennessee, Oklahoma State, and now Loyola Chicago to advance.
Oregon State NCAA Tournament Odds Rise
For a team that was a heavy underdog to lose in the first round of the tournament, the Oregon State Beavers’ title odds have skyrocketed through the Sweet 16 as they are in the Elite 8. They are the second 12-seed to ever advance this far. Here’s a look at the latest NCAA Tournament title odds, courtesy of the top legal sportsbooks.
As soon as the game ended, Oregon State was +5500 to win the title at DraftKings Sportsbook. This was ahead of +2500 at BetMGM, FanDuel, and William Hill. Be sure to hop on these odds as they will move, and move quickly depending on who Oregon State faces next. Will the public be betting on the Beavers in the Elite 8? Time will tell.
Who will Oregon State play in Elite 8?
What is next for the Oregon State Beavers? They luckily will have the most rest, as the first team in the Elite 8. They will face off against either Houston or Syracuse on Monday evening in the Elite 8. Either way, Oregon State will be the underdog but that is something they have been used to all season and through the PAC12 tournament, and now into the Elite 8.
Oregon State has won 6 straight – all as an underdog
— Doug Kezirian (@DougESPN) March 27, 2021
Oregon State vs. Houston Odds
Here’s a look at the opening odds for the Elite 8 matchup between Houston and Oregon State.
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