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Golf Odds: British Open Betting Update

Jordan Spieth is back atop the odds to win the British Open at the sportsbooks heading into the final round of the tournament on Monday, but he's one stroke back of the lead at the event as he searches for his third straight major victory.

Spieth is at 9/4 at Bovada on the updated British Open odds after shooting a 66 in the third round on Sunday to sit at 11-under for the tournament.

However, Louis Oosthuizen, Jason Day, and amateur Paul Dunne are the co-leaders at 12-under at the British Open heading into the fourth and final round. Day and Oosthuizen are both pegged at 7/2 on the odds at Bovada, with Dunne a step back at 12/1.

Padraig Harrington, who is alone in fifth place at 10-under for the tournament, is at 20/1 on the British Open odds along with Justin Rose, who is a stroke behind Harrington at 9-under after three rounds. Adam Scott, also at 9-under for the tournament, is a bit higher on the updated odds list at 16/1.

Sergio Garcia and Zach Johnson, at 9-under as well, are at 22/1 and 33/1 on the updated odds list, with Dustin Johnson now at 40/1 after he shot a round of 75 on Sunday to fall to 7-under for the event. Dustin Johnson had been the 15/8 favorite to win the tournament heading into the third round.

2015 British Open Winner
  • Jordan Spieth 9/4
  • Jason Day 7/2
  • Louis Oosthuizen 7/2
  • Paul Dunne 12/1
  • Adam Scott 16/1
  • Justin Rose 20/1
  • Padraig Harrington 20/1
  • Sergio Garcia 22/1
  • Zach Johnson 33/1
  • Dustin Johnson 40/1
  • Danny Willett 45/1
  • Marc Leishman 55/1
  • Rickie Fowler 55/1
  • Retief Goosen 66/1
  • Robert Streb 66/1
  • Charl Schwartzel 70/1
  • Eddie Pepperell 100/1
  • Steven Bowditch 100/1
  • Hideki Matsuyama 125/1
Odds as of July 19 at Bovada

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With the delayed second round of the British Open at St. Andrews now in the books it's Dustin Johnson that sits atop both the leaderboard and the betting odds to win the tournament at the online sportsbooks.

Johnson sits at 10-under after two rounds of play at the British Open, giving him a one-stroke lead on Danny Willet and making him the 15/8 favorite to win the major tournament at Bovada. The unheralded Willett, meanwhile, is sitting fifth on the odds list at 11/1 to win the event.

Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen, who are both at 7-under for the tournament heading into the third round, are at 15/2 and 10/1 odds to win the British Open at the sportsbook, while pre-tournament favorite Jordan Spieth is also at 10/1. Spieth shot an even-par 72 in the second round and sits at 5-under for the tournament.

Jason Day, tied with Scott and Oosthuizen at 7-under, rounds out the top of the updated Bovada odds list at 12/1, with Paul Lawrie and Zach Johnson both at 20/1. Lawrie sits third at 8-under after two rounds of play, while Johnson is in the group of golfers sitting at 7-under.

2015 British Open Winner
  • Dustin Johnson 15/8
  • Adam Scott 15/2
  • Jordan Spieth 10/1
  • Louis Oosthuizen 10/1
  • Danny Willett 11/1
  • Jason Day 12/1
  • Paul Lawrie 20/1
  • Zach Johnson 20/1
  • Hideki Matsuyama 25/1
  • Justin Rose 25/1
  • Luke Donald 28/1
  • Marc Warren 28/1
  • Sergio Garcia 33/1
  • Robert Streb 50/1
  • Charl Schwartzel 55/1
  • Retief Goosen 80/1
  • Jimmy Walker 90/1
  • Branden Grace 100/1
  • Brooks Koepka 100/1
  • Geoff Ogilvy 100/1
  • Martin Kaymer 100/1
  • Paul Casey 100/1
  • Phil Mickelson 100/1
  • Rickie Fowler 100/1
  • Steven Bowditch 100/1
  • Anirban Lahiri 125/1
  • Webb Simpson 125/1
  • Russell Henley 150/1
  • David Howell 200/1
  • Paul Dunne 200/1
Odds as of July 18 at Bovada


Jordan Spieth has dropped to second on the odds to win the British Open at online sportsbook Bovada heading into the second round of the tournament, as he trails leader Dustin Johnson by two strokes at the event.

That has Johnson as the new 10/3 favorite on the British Open odds, with Spieth now at 4/1 on those betting lines. Johnson had entered the first round of the tournament on Thursday morning at 10/1 odds at Bovada, with Spieth at 9/2 odds.

Jason Day, who sits one stroke behind Johnson on the British Open leaderboard heading into Friday's action, is then at 9/1 on the updated tournament odds, with Louis Oosthuizen at 14/1 and tied with Spieth at two strokes back of the leader.

Tiger Woods, tied for 139th place after the opening round, has dropped off the odds list.

2015 British Open Winner
  • Dustin Johnson 10/3
  • Jordan Spieth 4/1
  • Jason Day 9/1
  • Louis Oosthuizen 14/1
  • Zach Johnson 16/1
  • Danny Willett 22/1
  • Adam Scott 28/1
  • Charl Schwartzel 28/1
  • Branden Grace 33/1
  • Luke Donald 35/1
  • Justin Rose 40/1
  • Retief Goosen 40/1
  • Robert Streb 40/1
  • Phil Mickelson 45/1
  • Kevin Na 50/1
  • Paul Casey 50/1
  • Paul Lawrie 50/1
  • Rickie Fowler 50/1
  • Sergio Garcia 50/1
Odds as of July 16 at Bovada


With Rory McIlroy announcing he'll miss the British Open due to the ankle injury he suffered two weekends ago the oddsmakers at online sportsbook Bovada have Jordan Spieth sitting as the clear favorite to win the major tournament at St. Andrews this week.

Spieth is the 9/2 favorite on the odds to win the British Open at Bovada, with the Masters and U.S. Open winner improving from 6/1 to 5/1 to his current line over the past two weeks. McIlroy had been listed as the favorite until he ruptured an ankle ligament playing soccer.

Dustin Johnson is the second-favorite on the British Open odds at 10/1 at Bovada, followed by Rickie Fowler at 14/1, Justin Rose at 18/1, and both Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson at 20/1. Louis Oosthuizen sits at 22/1 on the odds to win the British Open, with Tiger Woods pegged at 25/1 for the major tournament.

Jason Day is then at 28/1 at Bovada, with Phil Mickelson joining a group of golfers that includes Bubba Watson, Hideki Matsuyama, Paul Casey, and Sergio Garcia at 33/1. Both Martin Kaymer and Shane Lowry are back at 35/1 on the odds to win the British Open.

2015 British Open Winner
  • Jordan Spieth 9/2
  • Dustin Johnson 10/1
  • Rickie Fowler 14/1
  • Justin Rose 18/1
  • Adam Scott 20/1
  • Henrik Stenson 20/1
  • Louis Oosthuizen 22/1
  • Tiger Woods 25/1
  • Jason Day 28/1
  • Bubba Watson 33/1
  • Hideki Matsuyama 33/1
  • Paul Casey 33/1
  • Phil Mickelson 33/1
  • Sergio Garcia 33/1
  • Martin Kaymer 35/1
  • Shane Lowry 35/1
  • Branden Grace 40/1
  • Brandt Snedeker 40/1
  • Matt Kuchar 45/1
  • Brooks Koepka 50/1
  • Patrick Reed 50/1
  • Jimmy Walker 55/1
  • Tommy Fleetwood 66/1
  • Victor Dubuisson 66/1
  • Bernd Wiesberger 70/1
  • Jim Furyk 70/1
  • Billy Horschel 80/1
  • Charl Schwartzel 80/1
  • Danny Willett 80/1
  • Graeme McDowell 80/1
  • Ian Poulter 80/1
  • J B Holmes 80/1
  • Kevin Kisner 80/1
  • Lee Westwood 80/1
  • Luke Donald 80/1
  • Zach Johnson 80/1
Odds as of July 15 at Bovada


Is Rory McIlroy going to miss the British Open? An ankle injury suffered by the top golfer over the weekend has left his status for the tournament up in the air right now, and he's dropped behind Jordan Spieth on the latest odds to win the event at St. Andrews this month.

At Bovada Spieth is now the 5/1 favorite on the odds to win the British Open, with McIlroy behind him at 9/1 odds. Over the weekend McIlroy had been sitting as the 4/1 favorite on the British Open betting lines, with Spieth second at 6/1 odds.

Dustin Johnson continues to be listed third at 12/1 on the odds to win the British Open at Bovada, followed by Justin Rose at 16/1, Adam Scott at 18/1, and Henrik Stenson, Louis Oosthuizen, and Tiger Woods at 20/1. Phil Mickelson is at 25/1.

2015 British Open Winner
  • Jordan Spieth 5/1
  • Rory McIlroy 9/1
  • Dustin Johnson 12/1
  • Justin Rose 16/1
  • Adam Scott 18/1
  • Henrik Stenson 20/1
  • Louis Oosthuizen 20/1
  • Tiger Woods 20/1
  • Jason Day 25/1
  • Martin Kaymer 25/1
  • Phil Mickelson 25/1
  • Rickie Fowler 25/1
  • Sergio Garcia 25/1
Odds as of July 7 at Bovada


Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy currently combine to hold all four major golf titles, so it's no surprise they're the favorites on the odds to win the British Open at St. Andrews in July.

McIlroy won the British Open last year by two strokes over both Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia, then followed that up with a win at the PGA Championship. McIlroy also finished fourth at the Masters this spring, then tied for ninth at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.

Those two tournaments were both won by Spieth, who followed up his Masters victory with a one-stroke win over Dustin Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen in the U.S. Open. Spieth has played the British Open twice in his career, finishing tied for 44th place in 2013 and tied for 36th place last year.

And the oddsmakers at Bovada have Spieth set behind McIlroy on their early odds to win the 2015 British Open, which runs from July 16-19 in Scotland. McIlroy is the 4/1 favorite and Spieth is the 6/1 second favorite on those golf betting lines.

Johnson is then at 12/1 on those British Open odds, with Justin Rose at 16/1, Adam Scott and Oosthuizen at 20/1, Henrik Stenson at 22/1, Fowler and Garcia joining Phil Mickelson, Jason Day, and Martin Kaymer at 25/1, and Tiger Woods back at 28/1.

2015 British Open Winner
  • Rory McIlroy 4/1
  • Jordan Spieth 6/1
  • Dustin Johnson 12/1
  • Justin Rose 16/1
  • Adam Scott 20/1
  • Louis Oosthuizen 20/1
  • Henrik Stenson 22/1
  • Jason Day 25/1
  • Martin Kaymer 25/1
  • Phil Mickelson 25/1
  • Rickie Fowler 25/1
  • Sergio Garcia 25/1
  • Tiger Woods 28/1
  • Bubba Watson 33/1
  • Paul Casey 33/1
  • Branden Grace 40/1
  • Hideki Matsuyama 40/1
  • Patrick Reed 40/1
  • Brandt Snedeker 50/1
  • Brooks Koepka 50/1
  • Charl Schwartzel 50/1
  • Graeme McDowell 50/1
  • Ian Poulter 50/1
  • Jimmy Walker 50/1
  • Lee Westwood 50/1
  • Luke Donald 50/1
  • Matt Kuchar 50/1
  • Shane Lowry 50/1
Odds as of July 5 at Bovada


Rory McIlroy has the lead on the field - including Tiger Woods - on the odds to win the 2014 British Open with that major tournament set to get underway at Royal Liverpool on Thursday morning.

Heading into the week McIlroy is listed as the 10/1 favorite on the 2014 British Open odds at Bovada, followed by Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson, and Martin Kaymer at 14/1, and both Woods and Justin Rose at 16/1. Woods will be playing in just his second tournament since returning from injury this summer; he missed the cut at his first event.

Phil Mickelson paid off on the British Open odds at Muirfield last year, and he's sitting at 20/1 at Bovada on the tournament betting lines heading into this week, with Graeme McDowell at 22/1, and all of Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Lee Westwood, and Sergio Garcia at 25/1.

Ernie Els, who won the British Open for the second time at Royal Lytham in 2012, is farther back at 40/1 odds.Holding down odds of 33/1 are Bubba Watson, Charl Schwartzel, Dustin Johnson, Ian Poulter, Luke Donald, and Matt Kuchar, while Brandt Snedeker, Rickie Fowler, Zach Johnson, and 2010 champion Louis Oosthuizen are set at 40/1 odds at Bovada.

Odds To Win The 2014 Open Championship at Bovada:

Rory McIlroy 10/1
Adam Scott 14/1
Henrik Stenson 14/1
Martin Kaymer 14/1
Justin Rose 16/1
Tiger Woods 16/1
Phil Mickelson 20/1
Graeme McDowell 22/1
Jason Day 25/1
Jordan Spieth 25/1
Lee Westwood 25/1
Sergio Garcia 25/1
Bubba Watson 33/1
Charl Schwartzel 33/1
Dustin Johnson 33/1
Ian Poulter 33/1
Luke Donald 33/1
Matt Kuchar 33/1
Brandt Snedeker 40/1
Ernie Els 40/1
Louis Oosthuizen 40/1
Rickie Fowler 40/1
Zach Johnson 40/1
Hideki Matsuyama 45/1
Angel Cabrera 50/1
Hunter Mahan 50/1
Jamie Donaldson 50/1
Jason Dufner 50/1
Paul Casey 50/1
Thomas Bjorn 50/1
Bill Haas 66/1
Steve Stricker 66/1
Webb Simpson 66/1
Branden Grace 80/1
Francesco Molinari 80/1
Jim Furyk 80/1
Jonas Blixt 80/1
Keegan Bradley 80/1
Miguel Angel Jimenez 80/1
Victor Dubuisson 80/1
Billy Horschel 100/1
Harris English 100/1
K.J. Choi 100/1
Martin Laird 100/1
Matteo Manassero 100/1
Nick Watney 100/1
Nicolas Colsaerts 100/1
Padraig Harrington 100/1
Patrick Reed 100/1
Peter Hanson 100/1
Ryan Moore 100/1
Bernd Wiesberger 125/1
Chris Wood 125/1
Fredrik Jacobson 125/1
Richard Sterne 125/1
Shane Lowry 125/1
Thorbjørn Olesen 125/1
Bo Van Pelt 150/1
Danny Willett 150/1
Darren Clarke 150/1
Geoff Ogilvy 150/1
George Coetzee 150/1
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 150/1
Paul Lawrie 150/1
Stewart Cink 200/1


Tiger Woods hasn't won the British Open since 2006, but after tying for third place at the tournament last season he's pegged as the 2013 favorite at the sportsbooks to walk away with the major title at Muirfield this week.

Woods is set as the 8/1 favorite at Bovada on the odds to win the 2013 British Open, putting him ahead of the 18/1 trio of Adam Scott, Justin Rose, and Rory McIlroy - who are each looking for their first win at the event.

Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, and Phil Mickelson are all then at 20/1 on the British Open odds at Bovada, with Graeme McDowell at 22/1, and each of Jason Day, Sergio Gracia, and Ernie Els at 25/1.

Els won the British Open last season at Royal Lytham, and he also claimed the trophy at the tournament the last time it was held at Muirfield back in 2002. Scott finished one stroke back of Els last year, with Woods and Brandt Snedeker both four strokes behind the leader at Royal Lytham.

Snedeker, Charl Schwartzel, Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson, Louis Oosthuizen, and Padraig Harrington are all at 33/1 on the odds to win the British Open at Bovada this week. Oosthuizen was the champion at the event in 2010, with Harrington winning the tournament in both 2007 and 2008.

Ian Poulter, Matt Kuchar, and Rickie Fowler round out the second tier of contenders on the British Open odds at 40/1 at the sportsbook, with Hunter Mahan, Martin Kaymer, Nicolas Colsaerts, Paul Casey, Thomas Bjorn, and Webb Simpson at 50/1.

Odds To Win The 2013 Open Championship at Bovada:

Tiger Woods 8/1
Adam Scott 18/1
Justin Rose 18/1
Rory McIlroy 18/1
Lee Westwood 20/1
Luke Donald 20/1
Phil Mickelson 20/1
Graeme McDowell 22/1
Ernie Els 25/1
Jason Day 25/1
Sergio Garcia 25/1
Brandt Snedeker 33/1
Charl Schwartzel 33/1
Dustin Johnson 33/1
Henrik Stenson 33/1
Louis Oosthuizen 33/1
Padraig Harrington 33/1
Ian Poulter 40/1
Matt Kuchar 40/1
Rickie Fowler 40/1
Hunter Mahan 50/1
Martin Kaymer 50/1
Nicolas Colsaerts 50/1
Paul Casey 50/1
Thomas Bjorn 50/1
Webb Simpson 50/1
Bubba Watson 55/1
Jason Dufner 55/1
Matteo Manassero 55/1
Steve Stricker 55/1
Bill Haas 66/1
Billy Horschel 66/1
Francesco Molinari 66/1
Jim Furyk 66/1
Keegan Bradley 66/1
Thorbjørn Olesen 66/1
Angel Cabrera 80/1
Branden Grace 80/1
Martin Laird 80/1
Paul Lawrie 80/1
Peter Hanson 80/1
Richard Sterne 80/1
Zach Johnson 80/1
Nick Watney 90/1
Bo Van Pelt 100/1
Fredrik Jacobson 100/1
George Coetzee 100/1
Ross Fisher 100/1
Shane Lowry 100/1
Alexander Noren 125/1
Anders Hansen 125/1
Bernd Wiesberger 125/1
Carl Pettersson 125/1
Geoff Ogilvy 125/1
Jamie Donaldson 125/1
K.J. Choi 125/1
Marcel Siem 125/1
Miguel Angel Jimenez 125/1
Aaron Baddeley 150/1
Ben Curtis 150/1
John Senden 150/1
Rafael Cabrera Bello 150/1
Retief Goosen 150/1
Robert Karlsson 150/1
Ryan Moore 150/1
Sang-Moon Bae 150/1
Seung-Yul Noh 150/1
Simon Dyson 150/1
Stewart Cink 150/1
Thomas Aiken 150/1
Alvaro Quiros 200/1
Brian Davis 200/1
Darren Clarke 200/1
John Huh 200/1
Robert Garrigus 200/1
Scott Piercy 200/1
Vijay Singh 200/1
Y.E. Yang 200/1
John Daly 250/1
Johnson Wagner 250/1
Ashun Wu 400/1


Tiger Woods has been pegged as the clear favorite on the golf odds at the sportsbooks to win the British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club this week.

Woods is listed at 13/2 at Bovada to win the major championship over in England this week. Woods, who leads the FedExCup points standings on the PGA Tour, already has three victories under his belt this season, and he's won the British Open three times over the course of his career.

Woods' most recent British Open title, however, came back in 2006; he also won the event in both 2005 and 2000. Woods last picked up a major title back in 2008 at the U.S. Open, and he was 40th at the Masters and 21st at the U.S. Open this season; Woods didn't play at the British Open last season.

Luke Donald and Lee Westwood are tied for second on the British Open odds at Bovada at 12/1, with both of those players looking for their first title at the event. Padraig Harrington, at 16/1 for this week, won the British Open in both 2007 and 2008.

Rory McIlroy is also at 16/1 on the odds to win the British Open, putting him ahead of Justin Rose (25/1), Sergio Garcia (28/1), and each of Dustin Johnson, Francesco Molinari, Martin Kaymer, Phil Mickelson, and Graeme McDowell (all at 33/1).

Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open winner at St Andrews, is set at 40/1 odds for this week along with Ernie Els, who won this tournament back in 2002 at Muirfield. 2011 champion Darren Clarke (at Royal St George's) and 2009 winner Stewart Cink (at Turnberry) are both 125/1 longshots.

Rickie Fowler (35/1), Adam Scott (40/1), Hunter Mahan (40/1), Ian Poulter (40/1), Jason Dufner (40/1), Jim Furyk (40/1), Matt Kuchar (40/1), and Steve Stricker (40/1) round out the top contenders on the odds to win the British Open at Bovada this week.

Odds To Win The 2013 Open Championship at Bovada:

Tiger Woods 13/2
Lee Westwood 12/1
Luke Donald 12/1
Padraig Harrington 16/1
Rory McIlroy 16/1
Justin Rose 25/1
Sergio Garcia 28/1
Dustin Johnson 33/1
Francesco Molinari 33/1
Graeme McDowell 33/1
Martin Kaymer 33/1
Phil Mickelson 33/1
Rickie Fowler 35/1
Adam Scott 40/1
Ernie Els 40/1
Hunter Mahan 40/1
Ian Poulter 40/1
Jason Dufner 40/1
Jim Furyk 40/1
Louis Oosthuizen 40/1
Matt Kuchar 40/1
Steve Stricker 40/1
Bubba Watson 50/1
Charl Schwartzel 50/1
Jason Day 50/1
Matteo Manassero 50/1
K.J. Choi 66/1
Nick Watney 66/1
Nicolas Colsaerts 66/1
Peter Hanson 66/1
Ross Fisher 66/1
Alexander Noren 80/1
Fredrik Jacobson 80/1
Henrik Stenson 80/1
Retief Goosen 80/1
Thomas Bjorn 80/1
Zach Johnson 80/1

For the complete list of golfers and their British Open odds head to Bovada.