The final major of the 2021 golf season is The Open, otherwise known as the British Open. Given that it was postponed last season due to COVID-19 concerns, this tournament has been a long time coming. With anticipation comes bettors wagering early, which creates plenty of odds movement as the tournament nears. This opens up some betting value for those looking to wager.
Let’s take a look at the odds movement so far since The Open Championship opening odds have been released, as there has certainly been movement among the best golfers as recent form comes into account. Below you will find the updated odds, a look at odds movement, and more.
The Open Championship Odds 2021
Here is a look at the latest odds to win The Open Championship, courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook.
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Given that it is one of the largest golf betting events of the year, all of the top players will be in the field. As you can see in the odds chart above, the best of the best are at the top including the US Open winner in Jon Rahm at +900.
For a full list of odds to win, check BetMGM Sportsbook.
Odds Movement – The Open Championship
With The Open Championship being the last major of the season, the odds movement is always the most notable as the longest time between the opening odds for the event and the beginning of the event itself. Here is a look at the odds movement for The Open Championship in 2021.
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You can see that there has been significant odds movement for many golfers, but none more than Viktor Hovland. At opening odds, Hovland was +2700 to win the British Open, but now sits at +2000, even with Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, and more. Expect there to be more movement leading up to the tournament, especially with a few events for those in the field that could change the form which helps golf bettors.
The Open Championship Betting History
With last year’s event cancelled due to the coronavirus, we missed a major for the first time in years. For this year’s British Open, bettors will be making up for lost time. This will be the first “The Open” with this many legal sports betting states offering golf betting, which makes for a terrific event for all those wagering. Here is a look at some betting history.
Last Five Winners of the British Open
Here is a look at the last five winners of the British Open, dating back to 2015 as the 2020 event was cancelled.
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Recent Winners of The Open Odds
Course history is a stat that many bettors look at, so here are the odds for recent winners to win this year’s Open Championship.
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