Early Odds To Win The 2023 Masters

Early Odds To Win The 2023 Masters

In the all-too-early odds to win the 2023 Masters, Rory McIlroy is the favorite in an average across several betting sites. McIlroy comes in at 9/1, or an effective 10% chance of winning.

Jon Rahm and Cameron Smith come in just behind McIlroy, at 12/1, or an 8% chance of winning.

I am frankly a little surprised that Cam Smith isn’t the odds-on favorite. McIlroy hasn’t had a lot of luck at Augusta National, and Smith has shown the sort of flash that you might see from a Masters Champion. Perhaps oddsmakers are discounting Smith a bit because his warmups to the season’s first Major will be 54-hole events against just 48 competitors, many of whom don’t offer Majors-level competition.

Last year’s Masters Champion, Scottie Scheffler is in at 14/1. I’m surprised Scheffler is as high as he is. There hasn’t been a back-to-back Masters Champion since Tiger did it in 2001 and 2002. Before that, it was Faldo in 1989 and 1990; Nicklaus did it in 1965 and 1966.

I like either Justin Thomas or Jordan Spieth in this year’s Masters. They’re in at 18/1, or a 5% chance of winning. Spieth seems as though he’s back in form, and Thomas is as good as any player on Tour.

Tiger is in at 70/1. His swing still looks good; the question is whether his legs can hold up to four rounds on the hilly Augusta National. Of course, that question was also true of Ben Hogan, and he managed to win in 1951 and 1953 after his 1949 auto accident.

Don’t count Tiger out.

More odds are below:

PlayerOdds% Chance To Win
Rory McIlroy9/110
Jon Rahm12/18
Cameron Smith12/18
Scottie Scheffler14/17
Jordan Spieth18/15
Justin Thomas18/15
Patrick Cantlay22/14.3
Dustin Johnson22/14.3
Will Zalatoris22/14.3
Xander Schauffele22/14.3
Tony Finau22/14.3
Viktor Hovland28/13.4
Colin Morikawa28/13.4
Matthew Fitzpatrick30/13.2
Brooks Koepka35/12.8
Sungjae Im35/12.8
Cameron Young35/12.8
Sam Burns40/12.4
Tom Kim40/12.4
Shane Lowry40/12.4
Hideki Matsuyama 40/12.4
Bryson Dechambeau45/12.2
Max Homa45/12.2
Joaquin Niemann55/11.8
Tommy Fleetwood60/11.6
Daniel Berger70/11.4
Corey Conners70/11.4
Jason Day70/11.4
Tyrrell Hatton70/11.4
Louis Oosthuizen70/11.4
Patrick Reed70/11.4
Tiger Woods70/11.4
Paul Casey80/11.2
Adam Scott80/11.2
Bubba Watson80/11.2
Abraham Ancer100/11
Rickie Fowler100/11
Mito Pereira100/11
Justin Rose100/11
Harold Varner III100/11

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