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Masters Odds 2018: Jordan Spieth is the easy favorite

Jordan Spieth scored five consecutive birdies at holes number 13 to 17 to pass in a 6-under 66 to [20189010] the 2018 Masters Tournament after Thursday. According to the PGA Tour, this is the third time that Spieth leads the solo after the opening round of the Masters. and for the eighth time, he is either the direct leader or the co-leader of a tour event.

Year Event Finish
2014 BMW Championship T-8
2014 Sentry Tournament of Champions 2.
2015 Fort Worth Invitational T-2.
2015 Masters Won
2016 Masters [19659007] T-2nd
2017 Open Championship Won
2017 Travelers Championship [19659007] Won
2018 Masters ???

However, the lead in Aguasta after the first round is no guarantee of success. Since 1937, the leader or co-leader of the first round won the Masters 16 times in the previous 81 events (20 percent). Trevor Immelman (2008) and Spieth (2015) are the only players since 1985 who turned a lead in Augusta into a green jacket.

The use of averages and strokes was used as the basis for the golfer score scored per round, and then adjusting for the difficulty of Augusta round by round – for example, golfers averaged nearly three strokes over par in round 1 in 2017, but improved Sparth has an 11 percent chance of winning the 2018 Masters with Dustin Johnson (8 percent) and Phil Mickelson (8 percent) close behind them. Sergio Garcia, the third best man to enter the tournament, saw his chances implode after beating five balls in the water obstacle in 15th place, a thirteenth, the highest score on Firethorn, a 530 meter long par 5 and tying the record for the highest score at every hole in the history of the master.

As the Masters unfold, we provide updated winning odds for every golfer in the tournament. We'll update those odds with the completion of each round so you can see if a favorite is able to put on the green jacket or an unusual hero shows up to make history.

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