Little League World Series 2022 Having Record Year In The Sportsbooks

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA - June 12, 2022: The Howard J. Lamade Stadium is the site of the annual Little League World Series of baseball.

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The Little League World Series winds down this weekend with the semifinals and championship games.

With the increased popularity of the tournament and the level of play continuing to rise — along with exposure on ESPN — there has been a boost in interest from a specific group of people, sports bettors.

And this year, according to some data, there has been more wagered on the LLWS than any other previous year.

“It’s an exciting product that our players can’t get enough of,” SportsBetting.ag Director of Trading Robert Cooper said in a statement. “The kids play like pros, and every game is on national TV so it’s easy to connect the dots regarding popularity.

“From the oddsmaking side, it was difficult to handicap the teams initially, but like the bettors, we have been doing our homework every stage of the tournament.”

Tapei City from the Asia-Pacific Region follows Hawaii as the second-most likely team to bring home the title, while Tennessee is the biggest longshots to win it all. 

This year’s International Final and the U.S. Final will take place on Saturday afternoon, leading into the championship to wrap up a busy weekend.

The third-place game will take place on Sunday at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN while the LLWS Championship game is set for 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

A full look at the 2022 LLWS betting odds can be seen below, via SportsBetting.ag.


2022 Little League World Series Odds

  • West Region (Hawaii)                         -200    
  • Asia-Pacific Region (Taipei City)         +300   
  • Caribbean Region (Curacao)               +900   
  • Southeast Region (Tennessee)           +1000 

International Final Odds (ABC, 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday)

  • Asia-Pacific (Taipei City)         -285
  • Caribbean (Curacao)               +225

U.S. Final Odds (ABC, 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday)

  • West (Hawaii)                         -950
  • Southeast (Tennessee)           +650
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