Razorbacks Slight Arkansas Sports Betting Underdogs in Elimination Game Against Ole Miss

Razorbacks Slight Arkansas Sports Betting Underdogs in Elimination Game Against Ole Miss
By Christopher Boan
Fact Checked by Michael Peters

The Arkansas Razorbacks’ quest for the program’s first College World Series title survived another day, thanks to their 11-1 rout of Auburn on Tuesday night.

Now, Dave Van Horn’s squad must find a way to knock off SEC rival Ole Miss twice over the next two days to advance to the program’s first CWS championship series since 2018.

The Razorbacks got to Wednesday’s elimination game after knocking off No. 2 seeded Stanford in their CWS opener on Saturday, 17-2, before falling to the Rebels 13-5 on Monday.  

Now, Arkansas finds itself in a win-or-go-home situation at 6 p.m. Central time Wednesday on ESPN.

Arkansas, which entered the CWS among the top four teams in betting odds, has never won a national title in baseball, losing in the championship round in 1979 and 2018.

Here’s what you need to know ahead of Wednesday’s game when it comes to Arkansas sports betting.

Men’s College World Series Schedule

Tuesday’s Results
Texas A&M 5, Notre Dame 1
Arkansas 11, Auburn 1
Wednesday’s Schedule
Oklahoma 5, Texas A&M 1 (Oklahoma advances to final)
Ole Miss vs. Arkansas, 6 p.m., ESPN
Thursday’s Schedule
Ole Miss vs. Arkansas, if nec.

Arkansas a Slight Underdog Against Ole Miss

The Razorbacks are a slight underdog in Omaha on Wednesday on a pair of national mobile sportsbooks.

Arkansas has gone 2-2 this season against Ole Miss, with a pair of wins in the regular season to go with a loss on April 29 before the teams’ CWS meeting.

The oddsmakers at BetMGM Sportsbook list the Razorbacks at +1.5 (with odds of -175) and +100 on the moneyline against the Rebels.

At Caesars Sportsbook, Arkansas is -105 on the moneyline, while Ole Miss is at -125.

Each of the teams’ three regular season meetings were decided by three runs or less.

Currently, mobile sports betting is only offered in Arkansas by two local casinos — Southland Casino’s Betly Sportsbook and Saracen Casino’s BetSaracen Sportsbook.

Men’s College World Series Odds

⚾️ Oklahoma+115
⚾️ Mississippi+140
⚾️ Arkansas+450
Odds provided by DraftKings.

Razorbacks Among CWS Championship Longshots

The Razorbacks find themselves third out of the three remaining teams on the College World Series odds board at DraftKings Sportsbook.

After Wednesday's early game, in which Oklahoma eliminated Texas A&M and advanced to the best-of-three final series, Arkansas was listed at +450 to capture the program’s first title, coming in behind the Rebels (+140) and and Oklahoma (+115).

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Christopher Boan is a lead writer at BetArkansas.com specializing in covering state issues. He has covered sports and sports betting in Arizona for more than seven years, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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