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Rory McIlroy British Open Odds: McIlroy's Odd's Slashed After Going Low in Round 1 of The Open

Rory McIlroy's British Open odds were already short as we entered the weekend. He shortened them even more by finishing the opening round in second place at 6-under par. Where do Rory McIlroy's British Open odds sit now? Find out here
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Rory McIlroy British Open Odds: McIlroy's Odd's Slashed After Going Low in Round 1 of The Open

Leading up to the British Open, British Open odds had tabbed Rory McIlroy as the player to watch this week by making him the overwhelming favorite. Rory responded to the faith the oddsmakers had in him by going out at shooting a 6-under par on Thursday at St. Andrews.

If you think that Thursday was just the tip of the iceberg and Rory McIlroy can build on his British Open showing today, now is the time to hop on Rory McIlroy British Open odds before they get any shorter.

Can McIlroy will his second British Open at age 33? Is now the time to bet on him to win at St. Andrews? Let's take a look at the latest Rory McIlroy British Open odds to try and find out before they tee off on Friday.

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Rory McIlroy British Open Odds

GolferBritish Open Odds
Rory McIlroy+350
Scottie Scheffler+800
Cameron Smith+900
Cameron Young+1000
Xander Schauffele+1600
Jordan Spieth+2000
Dustin Johnson+2200
Jon Rahm+2500
Viktor Hovland+2700

As you can see, despite the fact that Rory McIlroy isn't leading the British Open, he is still the favorite by a lengthy margin, according to the latest British Open odds.

McIlroy came into the fourth and final major of the year as the favorite, sporting +1000 odds. Now, he's sitting at +350. Those +1000 odds imply a 9.1% chance he wins at St. Andrews. At +350, that implied probability is up to 22.2%.

Rory McIlroy's British Open odds aren't the only ones tat have been slashed. The world's No. 1 player, Scottie Scheffler, has also seen his odds cut in half to +800.

British Open Live Leaderboard

1Cameron Smith-13F
2Cameron Young-11F
T3Rory McIlroy-10F
T3Viktor Hovland-10F
5Dustin Johnson-9F
T6Scottie Scheffler-8F
T6Tyrrell Hatton-7F
T8Patrick Cantlay-7F
T8Talor Gooch-7F
T8Adam Scott-7F
T8Sahith Theegala-7F
T12Si Woo Kim-6F
T12Matt Fitzpatrick-6F
T12Min Woo Lee-6F
T12Barclay Brown-6F
T12Lucas Herbert-6F
T12Sadom Kaewkanjana-6F


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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