The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook is getting the jump on future bets for the 2011 edition of The Masters. There are some opportunities for smart bettors to get ahead of the game. Consider that both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson bot struggled in the Players Championship towards the end, along with the fact there are still some good long shot numbers on some capable long ball hitters.
The Favorites to Win The Masters in 2011 Tiger Woods & Phil Mickelson
Tiger Woods is the overwhelming favorite to win The Masters in 2011 with the event over nine months away. Should Tiger Woods be the favorite? the betting action will now determine how high Tiger Woods odds will rise. What is a good number to bet on Tiger Woods? Consider placing a bet on Woods if his odds rise above 15-1. It could happen before The Masters arrives in April of 2011.
Phil Mickelson’s odds are posted at 12-1 win The Masters in 2011 and with his possible arthritis becoming a problem as early as June of 2010, Mickelson may not be in any shape to compete in the 2011 Masters. Mickelson will have to to be a wait and see golfer before making any play too early.
Next 2 Favorites to Win The Masters in 2011 From Across the Pond at 20-1
Rory McIlroy has been knocking on the door to win a major for the last few years. With The Masters of 2011 the next major on the docket, talk has turned to McIlroy as a good early bet to win The Masters. McIlroy could be bet down to 12-1 as he was in the April 2010 Edition of The Masters.
Lee Westwood is also 20-1 to win The Masters in 2011 and he has been another golfer from across the pond that has displayed a prowess by making his way to the top of the leader boards in the golf majors. Westwood has the big stick to compete at The Masters and he will just need to get his mental game in check to close it out.
Three Big Hitters Are 25-1 to The Masters in 2011
Americans Anthony Kim and Dustin Johnson are both 25-1 to win The Masters along with Padraig Harrington. Of the three golfers listed at 25-1 to win The Masters, Anthony Kim is the biggest and most consistent hitter. Padraig Harrington is the most cerebral of the three and he would win if leading coming down the back nine at The Masters. Dustin Johnson will win several majors in the next few years but the 2011 Masters will be too soon after his blow up in the 2010 Players Championship.
A Variety of Six Golfers at 30-1 to Win The Masters in 2011
Paul Casey, Ian Poulter, Martin Kaymer, Ernie Els, Nick Watney and Justin Rose are all listed at 30-1 to win The Masters. Of the six the best of the group could be Paul Casey. Casey has the right mental attitude for The Masters and a good enough driving game to hang with the best.
Martin Kaymer is another golfer that could emerge as the right type of player to win his second consecutive major at The Masters. Kaymer’s win in the PGA Championship was just enough to give him confidence for the 2011 PGA season. 30-1 is a number that can be paid up front on a possible 12-1 shot in April.
Best Long Shots to Win The Masters in 2011
Graeme McDowell 60-1 and Zach Johnson 80-1 are both under valued to win the 2011 Masters. It is a great idea to make a small investment on these two golfers now. Keep an eye on their odds throughout the months leading up to the 2011 Masters. Remember not to make any large bets early on any future bets. Make small bets on long shots and control the money. As The Masters draw close, watch golfers such as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy and see which directions the numbers move.
Las Vegas Hilton Superbook Odds to Win The Masters in 2011