2019 Tour Championship & FedEx Cup Odds, Format: Justin Thomas Pegged as the Favorite at East Lake

Aug 21, 2019 06:00 PM EDT
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Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports. Pictured: Justin Thomas

  • Justin Thomas' victory at the 2019 BMW Championship moved him up to first place in the FedEx Cup Standings.
  • Thomas is now the favorite to win the 2019 Tour Championship and FedEx Cup.
  • Check out the full odds and format for the conclusion of the FedEx Cup Playoffs below.

For the past few weeks the golf betting world was waiting for Justin Thomas to make good on his terrific form with a victory. The ball-striking talisman had been knocking on the door, finishing inside the top 12 in each of his last four starts.

The wait is now over.

Thomas finally put it all together this weekend, taking down the BMW Championship with a sparkling performance, finishing 25-under par at Medinah. Thomas’ first win in over a year was perfectly timed, as it vaulted the 26-year-old to the top of the FedEx Cup Standings with just the Tour Championship left to play.

Patrick Cantlay’s second-place finish moved him up from No. 6 to No. 2 in the FedEx Cup Standings. Cantlay will head to East Lake in great form as he’s finished T12-T12-2 his last three times out.

Brooks Koepka was pushed to third place in the table after finishing T24 at Medinah. Koepka had been in the catbird seat for much of the season and entered the playoffs as the favorite to win the FedEx Cup.

The 2018-19 PGA Tour Season will come to a close this weekend at East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia.

2019 Tour Championship & FedEx Cup Odds

Odds via DraftKings as of Monday morning

Justin Thomas: +225
Patrick Cantlay: +500
Brooks Kopeka: +500
Rory McIlroy: +900
Jon Rahm: +1600
Patrick Reed: +1600
Webb Simpson: +2000
Dustin Johnson: +2500
Xander Schauffele: +2800
Hideki Matsuyama: +3300
Justin Rose: +4000
Adam Scott: +4000
Tony Finau: +4500
Matt Kuchar: +4500
Rickie Fowler: +5000

Paul Casey: +6600
Abraham Ancer: +8000
Tommy Fleetwood: +8000
Gary Woodland: +8000
Kevin Kisner: +12500
Brandt Snedeker: +12500
Marc Leishman: +20000
Louis Oosthuizen: +20000
Sungjae Im: +20000
Corey Conners: +25000
Bryson DeChambeau: +25000
Charles Howell III: +25000
Chez Reavie: +25000
Jason Kokrak: +25000
Lucas Glover: +35000

2019 Tour Championship Field and Format

The Tour Championship features a strokes-based system, called FedEx Starting Strokes, instituted for the first time in 2019. The player with the lowest total score will win the FedEx Cup and be credited with an official victory at the Tour Championship.

Here’s how it will work:

Justin Thomas, the FedEx Cup points leader after the first two playoffs events, will begin the Tour Championship at 10-under par. Patrick Cantlay will begin at 8-under and Brooks Koepka, who fell from first to third in the FedEx Cup Standings, will start at 7-under.

Here’s the entire field with each player’s starting score and odds side-by-side

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