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Ryder Cup Odds: 65% of Bets on USA To Beat Europe at 2021 Ryder Cup

The latest 2021 Ryder Cup odds favor Team USA to defeat Team Europe for just the second time since 2008. Ryder Cup betting data shows the public agrees.
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Ryder Cup Odds: 65% of Bets on USA To Beat Europe at 2021 Ryder Cup

The teams are set, the hype is real and the 2021 Ryder Cup is officially just around the corner. The PGA Tour season gets underway this week, but it’s next week’s Ryder Cup, and more importantly, Ryder Cup odds that have people around golf buzzing.

For most states, this will be the first-ever Ryder Cup with legal sports betting and the oddsmakers have tabbed the home team, Team USA, as the favorite.

Not only are they the favorite to win, but the latest Ryder Cup betting numbers have them as the more popular pick in the betting market as well.

On paper, Team USA appears to be the more talented group of the two, but there are some outside circumstances that could interfere. We’re all well aware that teammates Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka aren’t too fond of one another. Brooks Koepka comes into the event nursing a wrist injury while there are rumors that DeChambeau has torn up his hands preparing for a long drive competition.

The first player to qualify for the team, Collin Morikawa, has been on a cold spell since the British Open and the last time Dustin Johnson won an event was almost a year ago.

Still, the latest Ryder Cup odds and betting favor the United States, who will be looking for a win in front of a raucous Minnesota crowd.

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Ryder Cup Odds

Since the 2018 Ryder Cup ended, Team USA’s Ryder Cup odds this time around have had them as the favorite. The event was supposed to take place in 2020, but it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, a year later, Team USA is still the favorite to win as their odds sit at -187, implying a 65.2% chance they win it this year after falling in a lopsided defeat in 2018.

As for Team Europe, their +225 odds give them a 30.8% chance, while a draw sits at +1200 at every single sportsbook.

ResultOddsImplied Probability
Team USA Win-18765.2%
Team Europe Win+22530.8%

Complete Ryder Cup odds and betting markets

Ryder Cup Teams

Team USA

  • Collin Morikawa
  • Dustin Johnson
  • Bryson DeChambeau
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Justin Thomas
  • Patrick Cantlay
  • Xander Schauffele
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Tony Finau
  • Harris English
  • Daniel Berger

Team Europe

  • Paul Casey
  • Matthew Fitzpatrick
  • Tyrrell Hatton
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Jon Rahm
  • Lee Westwood
  • Bernd Wiesberger
  • Sergio Garcia
  • Shane Lowry
  • Ian Poulter

Ryder Cup Course Information

Course: Whistling Straits

Location: Sheboygan, WI

Par: 72

Length: 7,790 yards

Slope: 152

Rating: 77.2

Ryder Cup Schedule

Friday, September 24: Morning foursomes tee off @ 7:05 am, 7:21 am, 7:37 am and 7:53 am; Afternoon fourball matches tee off @ 12:10 pm, 12:26 pm, 12:42 pm and 12:58 pm

Saturday, September 25: Morning foursomes tee off @ 7:05 am, 7:21 am, 7:37 am and 7:53 am; Afternoon fourball matches tee off @ 12:10 pm, 12:26 pm, 12:42 pm and 12:58 pm

Friday, September 26: Singles matches start @ 11:04 and tee off every 11 minutes until 1:05 pm.

Ryder Cup Betting

Like the oddsmakers, the betting public is expecting a Team USA win at the Ryder Cup, according to the latest OddsChecker betting data.

In the last 24 hours, 65.29% of all bets are on Team USA to win the 2021 Ryder Cup, while just 32.33% of bets are backing Europe to win and 2.38% of all bets are picking a draw.

While they are the favorite, team USA would have to buck a somewhat scary recent trend when it comes to Ryder Cups. Since 2008, Team USA has won just one Ryder Cup.

ResultPublic Betting % Last 24 Hours
Team USA Win65.29%
Team Europe Win32.33%

Ryder Cup History – Past Results

YearWinning TeamLosing TeamScore
2018EuropeUSA17.5 - 10.5
2016USAEurope17 - 11
2014EuropeUSA16.5 - 11.5
2012EuropeUSA14.5 - 13.5
2010EuropeUSA14.5 - 13.5
2008USAEurope16.5 - 11.5
2006EuropeUSA18.5 - 9.5
2004EuropeUSA18.5 - 9.5
2002EuropeUSA15.5 - 12.5
1999USAEurope14.5 - 13.5

Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.


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