The 2022 NCAA Men’s College World Series starts Friday in Ohama, Nebraska. Eight teams will compete for college baseball’s top prize, and a couple of clubs are given the best chance to win the championship.
The four teams in Bracket 1 kick off the 2022 College World Series schedule. The Bracket 2 teams get underway Saturday.
No. 2 Stanford and No. 9 Texas are co-favorites with +450 odds apiece at FanDuel Sportsbook to win the 2022 College World Series. Notre Dame, Arkansas and No. 5 Texas A&M aren’t far behind with +550 College World Series odds. Auburn has +700 to win the title. The biggest long shots at the College World Series are Oklahoma and Ole Miss, both of which have +950 odds.
The teams that win Bracket 1 and Bracket 2 will meet in the College World Series Finals. It’s a best-of-three series that starts on June 25 and includes no off-days.
Texas is making a record 38th College World Series appearance. The Longhorns last won the championship in 2005. Infielder Ivan Melendez leads the country with 32 home runs.
Stanford, the highest-ranked team in Bracket 2, has a 22-2 record since May 1. Texas and Stanford lead college baseball with 47 wins each.
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Here’s a look at the 2022 College World Series schedule, including dates, start times and TV channels for each game.
Friday, June 17
Game 1: Oklahoma vs. No. 5 Texas A&M, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 2: Notre Dame vs. No. 9 Texas, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Saturday, June 18
Game 3: Arkansas vs. No. 2 Stanford, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 4: Ole Miss vs. No. 14 Auburn, 7 p.m ET., ESPN2
Sunday, June 19
Game 5: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 6: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Monday, June 20
Game 7: Loser of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 8: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Tuesday, June 21
Game 9: Winner of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 6, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 10: Winner of Game 7 vs. Loser of Game 8, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Wednesday, June 22
Game 11: Winner of Game 6 vs. Winner of Game 9, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 12: Winner of Game 8 vs. Winner of Game 10, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Thursday, June 23
Game 13: Rematch Game 11* (if necessary)
Game 14: Rematch Game 12* (if necessary)
Game 1: June 25, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 2: June 26, 3 p.m. ET, ESPN
Game 3: June 27, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN* (if necessary)