- Southern Miss has the number one seed in the Hattiesburg Regional but LSU is the favorite at +100 to win the region.
- In last years postseason, Ole Miss knocked Southern Miss out of the tournament, during the Oxford Regionals.
HATTIESBURG Miss. – The Regionals start on Friday for the battle to make it to Omaha and the College World Series. Southern Miss will play Army as the heavy favorite at -750.
USM Looking Towards The Future
USM won the 2022 Conference USA championship for the regular season, with 43 games and only lost 16. There were awarded the number one seed in the Hattiesburg Regional followed by LSU, Kennesaw State, and Army.
Even though they had a tremendous regular season and earned the number one seed in the region, does not mean legal betting sites have them as the favorite for the region.
Odds To Win Each Region
In fact, neither team is favored to win the region they will be playing for. Still, Southern Miss is projected to make it further than Ole Miss during the 2022 regional round, producing a great opportunity to bet on college baseball.
Hattiesburg Regional Winner
- LSU +100
- Southern Miss +140
- Kennesaw State +700
Coral Gables Regional Winner
- Miami FL -110
- Ole Miss +180
- Arizona +375
It is projected for LSU and Southern Miss to end up playing each other for the region. If they do, Southern Miss has not struggled against LSU during the 2022 regular season and should have favorable odds as an underdog.
The two teams met three times in Baton Rouge and Southern Miss dominated every single game, three days in a row. Also, in last year’s tournament, the number one seeds for each region advanced to the next round, in 11 of the 16 regions.
History Between Ole Miss And Southern Miss
In last years tournament, Ole Miss advanced past the first round of games in the Oxford Region and Southern Miss avoided temporary elimination by winning two straight and ended up facing Ole Miss for the Oxford Regional championship.
After Southern Mississippi took the first game, Ole miss got it done and took the region, eliminating the Golden Eagles from postseason action.
Odds To Win College World Series
- Tennessee +225
- Stanford +600
- Oregon State +850
- Texas +1400
- Southern Miss +4000
- Ole Miss +6600
Power In The Pitching
Southern Miss has shorter odds to win the College World Series than Ole Miss, even though they were knocked out by them last season.
Part of the regular season success and odds to make it farther than Ole Miss, has been the incredible pitching by Southern Miss during the regular season. The Golden Eagles have three starting pitchers that have an earned run average under 3.0.
- USM Season Total ERA – 3.74
- Ole Miss Season Total ERA – 4.68
Ole Miss’s pitching has not been as strong.
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