2020 Travelers Championship Odds: Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas Co-Favorites at TPC River Highlands

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  • According to updated golf odds, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas are 12-1 co-favorites to win the 2020 Travelers Championship.
  • Bryson DeChambeau is next at 13-1, followed by last week's RBC Heritage winner Webb Simpson (18-1).
  • Continue reading to see the full list of Travelers Championship golf betting odds.

Betting on golf is cruel.

Last week, Webb Simpson burned half of the golf-speculating world with a missed cut at The Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial. Not only was Simpson the most-owned player in DraftKings’ Millionaire Maker, but he was also a very popular pick among outright bettors.

This week, Webb bounced back with a victory at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links, a course that plays similarly to Colonial.

Although Simpson remained very popular in betting and DFS circles for the RBC Heritage, you have to wonder how many people out there are kicking themselves for not sticking with Simpson after his stumble at Colonial. Luckily, GolfBet betting analysts Josh Perry and Bryan Mears were among those who hung with Webb following his MC.

After two tournaments in the South, The PGA TOUR switches gears a bit this week as we head north to Cromwell, Conn., for the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands.


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As you’d expect, Webb Simpson‘s odds have nosedived, going from +2800 down to 18-1 for this week.

Plenty has been made about course history over the past two weeks and if that’s your strategy this week then look no further than Bubba Watson, who has won three times at TPC River Highlands. Bubba checks in at 28-1 as he goes for No. 4 in Cromwell.

You knew that as soon as Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson showed any semblance of form their odds would come crashing down in a hurry. After getting as high as 45-1 last week, Brooks and DJ are listed at 20-1 and 28-1, respectively, for the Travelers.

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Abraham Ancer was a couple of missed putts away from his first PGA TOUR win over the weekend but there’s a lot to like about the 29-year-old’s game at the moment.

Ancer led the field in Strokes Gained: Approach at Harbour Town and his ball-striking numbers were terrific at Colonial, as well. Bookmakers have taken notice of Ancer’s form and his odds have been cut all the way down to 33-1 for this week.

If you’re looking to follow the trend of betting on the guy who burned everybody the week before you should probably start with Sungjae Im. The talismanic South Korean had plenty of betting support at Harbour Town but never really got close to the cut-line and was sent packing early. Im can be had at 40-1 for the Travelers.

It feels weird that we haven’t mentioned the betting favorite yet, but that’s more of a reflection on how Rory McIlroy has played since the TOUR returned to action. McIlroy has had good days and bad days but the World No. 1 hasn’t really threatened the top of the leaderboard yet.

That being said, the Holywood, Northern Ireland native can run away with a tournament at a moment’s notice and is still a deserved favorite at 12-1 heading into a course that should fit him.

McIlroy is in familiar company atop the oddsboard. Justin Thomas and Bryson DeChambeau are the next choices at 13-1 and 14-1.

Check out the full betting odds for The Travelers Championship below:

2020 Travelers Championship Odds

Odds as of Monday morning and via PointsBet.

Golfer Odds
Rory McIlroy +1200
Justin Thomas +1200
Bryson DeChambeau +1300
Webb Simpson +1800
Brooks Koepka +2000
Jon Rahm +2000
Patrick Cantlay +2200
Justin Rose +2500
Xander Schauffele +2500
Bubba Watson +2800
Dustin Johnson +2800
Paul Casey +3000
Patrick Reed +3300
Abraham Ancer +3300
Collin Morikawa +3300
Sergio Garcia +4000
Tony Finau +4000
Gary Woodland +4000
Jordan Spieth +4000
Matthew Fitzpatrick +4000
Sungjae Im +4000
Marc Leishman +5000
Joaquin Niemann +5000
Viktor Hovland +5000
JT Poston +6000
Brian Harman +7000
Ian Poulter +7000
Kevin Kisner +7000
Corey Conners +7000
Scottie Scheffler +7000
Joel Dahmen +7000
Ryan Palmer +8000
Jason Day +8000
Louis Oosthuizen +9000
Branden Grace +9000
Jason Kokrak +9000
Kevin Na +10000
Brandt Snedeker +10000
Chez Reavie +10000
Kevin Streelman +10000
Shane Lowry +10000
Billy Horschel +10000
Keegan Bradley +10000
Patrick Rodgers +10000
Charley Hoffman +12500
Ryan Moore +12500
Phil Mickelson +12500
Rafael Cabrera Bello +12500
Lucas Glover +12500
Dylan Frittelli +12500
Byeong-Hun An +12500
Russell Henley +12500
Russell Knox +12500
Harold Varner III +12500
Max Homa +12500
Cameron Champ +12500
Zach Johnson +15000
Cheng-Tsung Pan +15000
Charl Schwartzel +15000
Vaughn Taylor +15000
Jim Furyk +15000
Danny Lee +15000
Luke List +15000
Graeme McDowell +15000
Brendan Steele +15000
Brendon Todd +15000
Bud Cauley +15000
Matthew NeSmith +15000
Cameron Smith +15000
Carlos Ortiz +15000
Sebastian Munoz +15000
Matt Wallace +15000
Doc Redman +15000
Matthew Wolff +15000
Luke Donald +20000
Stewart Cink +20000
Jhonattan Vegas +20000
Michael Thompson +20000
Kevin Tway +20000
Matt Jones +20000
Brice Garnett +20000
Beau Hossler +20000
Chesson Hadley +20000
Mark Hubbard +20000
Harry Higgs +20000
Tyler Duncan +20000
Wyndham Clark +20000
Danny Willett +25000
Kyle Stanley +25000
Brian Stuard +25000
Sung Kang +25000
Cameron Tringale +25000
Tom Hoge +25000
Emiliano Grillo +25000
Mackenzie Hughes +25000
Sam Ryder +25000
Keith Mitchell +25000
Grayson Murray +25000
Talor Gooch +25000
Sam Burns +25000
Sepp Straka +25000
Aaron Wise +25000
Aaron Baddeley +30000
Chris Stroud +30000
Kevin Chappell +30000
Troy Merritt +30000
James Hahn +30000
Scott Stallings +30000
Hudson Swafford +30000
Lanto Griffin +30000
Adam Long +30000
Lucas Bjerregaard +30000
Si Woo Kim +30000
Zac Blair +30000
Sahith Theegala +30000
Jamie Lovemark +35000
Kyoung-Hoon Lee +35000
William Gordon +35000
Steve Stricker +40000
Seung-yul Noh +40000
Bronson Burgoon +40000
Bo Hoag +40000
Peter Malnati +40000
Nate Lashley +40000
Austin Cook +40000
Robby Shelton +40000
Richy Werenski +40000
Denny McCarthy +40000
J. J. Spaun +40000
Wesley Bryan +40000
Adam Schenk +40000
Scott Harrington +50000
J.J. Henry +50000
Vijay Singh +50000
Brian Gay +50000
Greg Chalmers +50000
Matt Every +50000
Bo Van Pelt +50000
Ryan Armour +50000
Davis Love III +50000
Hunter Mahan +50000
Henrik Norlander +50000
Patton Kizzire +50000
Xin-Jun Zhang +50000
Scott Brown +50000
Ted Potter Jr +50000
Roger Sloan +50000
Michael Kim +50000
Martin Trainer +50000
Hank Lebioda +50000
Peter Kuest +50000
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