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Phil Mickelson's Ryder Cup Odds: 40% Chance Mickelson Makes USA Team

According to the sportsbooks, Phil Mickelson has a 40% chance of making the USA Ryder Cup team
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Phil Mickelson’s Ryder Cup Odds

Not many people saw Phil Mickelson’s Major win coming last weekend, and not many would have predicted the 50-year-old would be in contention for another Ryder Cup appearance.

Phil Mickelson produced one of the most memorable golfing moments in history last week, as he fended off all challenges to win the PGA Championship, and become the oldest Major winner in history.

Phil Mickelson is no stranger to winning Majors, his win at the PGA Championship was actually his sixth, with his last coming in 2013.

Win his win at the PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson moved from 52nd to 16th in the latest American Standings, with the top six players after August 29th automatically earning a place in the US Ryder Cup team.

Steve Striker will also have six wildcard selections to make for his 2021 Ryder Cup team.

The goal is clear for Mickelson, he either needs to be in the top six in the rankings or be a captains pick to make the Ryder Cup team.

It will be pretty hard for Steve Stricker to leave out a Major winner from his Ryder Cup team, and might fancy taking someone of Mickelson’s pedigree to Whistling Straits.

One online sportsbook has given odds of +150 that Phil Mickelson makes the 2021 Ryder Cup team, which implies he’s got a 40% chance of making the cut.

The updated USA Ryder Cup rankings are below, and our predictions for the USA Ryder Cup team.

Phil Mickelson Career Grand Slam Odds

The same online sportsbook offering odds on Phil Mickelson making the Ryder Cup team are also offering odds on Phil Mickelson completing the Grand Slam.

Phil Mickelson has obviously won the Masters, PGA Championship and The Open Championship but hasn’t got the US open under his belt.

Phil Mickelson is +5000 to win the 2021 US Open, but is +2000 to win the career grand slam, which implies there’s a 4.8% chance.

2021 Ryder Cup Odds

USA are currently the favorites in the 2021 Ryder Cup odds market, they are currently -137 with DraftKings Sportsbook.

Europe have the best odds of +175 with Bet365, and the draw is available to wager at +1200.

In terms of betting, the public is hot on USA, in May alone 89% of bets in the Ryder Cup odds market have been on USA.

Ryder Cup Odds


See the latest Ryder Cup odds here

USA Ryder Cup Rankings

PositionPlayerRanking Points
1Dustin JOHNSON16119.15
2Bryson DECHAMBEAU14753.06
3Justin THOMAS13958.61
4Brooks KOEPKA12989.09
5Collin MORIKAWA11874.77
6Xander SCHAUFFELE11291.19
7Patrick REED9791.99
8Tony FINAU9517.26
9Daniel BERGER8920.26
10Webb SIMPSON8745.29
11Jordan SPIETH8040.25
12Billy HORSCHEL7730.22
13Patrick CANTLAY7298.73
14Harris ENGLISH6737.28
15Scottie SCHEFFLER6733.24
16Phil MICKELSON6575.57
17Sam BURNS6065.23
18Will ZALATORIS5911.85
19Max HOMA5763.78
20Jason KOKRAK5556.45
21Gary WOODLAND5390.6
22Ryan PALMER5241.63
23Matthew WOLFF5066.2
24Kevin KISNER4843.52
25Kevin NA4779.96
26Stewart CINK4682.16
27Matt KUCHAR4632.59
28Brian HARMAN4493.21
29Charley HOFFMAN4462.35
30Keegan BRADLEY4013.98
31Kevin STREELMAN3990.94
32Bubba WATSON3868.2
33Brendan STEELE3569.53
34Talor GOOCH3465.17
35Russell HENLEY3436.71

USA Ryder Cup Predictions

Below are our Ryder Cup predictions, and who we think will make the USA Ryder Cup team. Good news for all golf fans, both Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka both make the Ryder Cup team, expect fireworks.

1. Dustin Johnson

2. Bryson DeChambeau

3. Justin Thomas

4. Brooks Koepka

5. Collin Morikawa

6. Patrick Reed

7. Jordan Spieth

8. Tony Finau

9. Daniel Berger

10. Kevin Kisner

11. Phil Mickelson


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