Golf FedEx Cup 2019: BMW Championship Odds and Best Bets

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Golf FedEx Cup 2019: BMW Championship Odds and Best Bets

Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy enter the BMW Championship as joint-favorites, intently adopted by Jon Rahm.

According to Oddschecker, the duo are 17/2 to win in Medinah, Illinois, this week within the second occasion of a three-legged FedEx Cup playoffs.

Koepka, the world primary, retained first place within the FedEx Cup standings regardless of ending tied for 30th final week on the Northern Trust Open.

McIlroy completed tied for sixth, the second consecutive top-10 end after he got here tied for fourth on the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis, Tennessee, which Koepka gained.

Behind them, Rahm is third-favorite at 11/1. The Spaniard, has proven some spectacular type of late, successful the Irish Open final month earlier than ending tied for third final week.

World quantity two Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas comply with at 16/1, whereas defending FedEx Cup champion Justin Rose is an 18/1 shot.

Rose completed tied for 10th final week, one shot forward of Thomas and Patrick Cantlay, who’s a 22/1 shot to win at Medinah this weekend, the identical odds as Patrick Reed.

Reed triumphed on the Northern Trust Open final week ending at 16-under par, one shot forward of Mexico’s Abraham Ancer.

The win was Reed’s first since he clinched The Masters in 2018 and propelled him in second place within the FedEx Cup standings behind Koepka.

Golf FedEx Cup 2019: BMW Championship Odds and Best Bets
Brooks Koepka of the United States performs a shot on the ninth gap through the ultimate spherical of The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club on August 11 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Kevin C. Cox

Winning the Northern Trust Open earned the 29-year-old 2,000 factors. To put the determine into context, that’s 200 factors greater than Tiger Woods, Koepka and Gary Woodland earned between the three of them for successful The Masters, PGA Championship and the U.S. Open.

Three-time main winner Jordan Spieth can also be among the many 70 golfers have certified for the BMW Championship, as are world quantity eight Bryson DeChambeau and world quantity 11 Xander Schauffele.

Spieth completed tied for sixth final week, transferring up from 69th to 44th within the FedEx Standings.

The Texans carded a 67 within the ultimate spherical on the Northern Trust Open, his finest fourth spherical rating this yr and can want one other good efficiency to be among the many top-30 gamers who qualify for the Tour Championship.

At 29/1, Spieth’s possibilities of success are the identical as Schauffele’s, whereas DeChambeau is 40/1 shout.

The American was on the middle of controversy final week when it took him over two minutes to hit a 70-yard chip, earlier than taking an identical period of time as he lined-up an eight-foot putt.

His actions put renewed stress on the PGA Tour to evaluate its tempo of play coverage.

Further again within the discipline, Tiger Woods is a 50/1 shot to win this weekend on a course that holds particular reminiscences for him.

The 15-time main winner gained his first PGA Championship crown in 1999, ending one shot forward of Sergio Garcia at 11-under par. Seven years later, he repeated the feat when he completed 5 pictures away from Shaun Micheel with a memorable 18-under par efficiency.

Woods, nonetheless, has been beset by accidents since triumphing at The Masters in April and withdrew from the Northern Trust Open final week after carding a 4-over par 75 within the first spherical.

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