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Updated British Open 2021 Betting Odds: Jon Rahm a Clear Favorite; Xander Schauffele, Brooks Koepka Next

Updated British Open 2021 Betting Odds: Jon Rahm a Clear Favorite; Xander Schauffele, Brooks Koepka Next article feature image

Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images. Pictured: Jon Rahm

  • The 2021 British Open odds board has Jon Rahm as the clear favorite at the top, followed by Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka, depending on the book.
  • Rahm is playing the best golf of his career, fresh off a win at the U.S. Open last month, though he's finished inside the top 25 just once in four British Open starts.
  • Get updated odds for the 2021 British Open below.

Jon Rahm is in a tier of his own on the odds board for this week’s Open Championship as the only golfer in single-digits.

Rahm comes in this week at +800 at DraftKings fresh off a seventh-place finish at the Scottish Open in a tune-up for Royal St George’s Golf Club. No one enters in better form than the current No. 2 player in the world, who won the U.S. Open in June for his first career major championship.

Before the U.S. Open, Rahm was set to win the Memorial but a COVID test resulted in a withdraw while holding a six-shot lead entering the final round. Rahm also finished T8 at THE PLAYERS and T5 at The Masters this year.

Rahm is clear of everyone until we get to Xander Schauffele at +1800 and Brooks Koepka at +1850. Rory McIlroy is +1900 before getting into the 20’s with Jordan Spieth (+2050) and Justin Thomas (+2050).

Spieth won this tournament in 2017 at Royal Birkdale. McIlroy owns a win in 2014 and finished in a tie for second in 2018, as did Schauffele. Koepka’s best finish at this tournament is T4.

Dustin Johnson (+2200) and Viktor Hovland (+2500) round out those under +3000.

It’s not often we have to scroll this far down to find Bryson DeChambeau, but the bomber is +3500 this week. That’s below Paul Casey, Matt Fitzpatrick, Patrick Cantlay and Patrick Reed, all who land at +3000. DeChambeau has just one top-10 since winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, and has never quite figured out The Open’s unique style.

Last year’s PGA champion Collin Morikawa and European Tour stalwart Tyrrell Hatton join DeChambeau at +3500.

Two golfers looking to break through are Tony Finau and Scottie Scheffler at +4500.

With no event played in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shane Lowry is still the defending champion at +4550. He’s followed by a glut of Europeans, including Tommy Fleetwood, Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Justin Rose.

The Open returns to Royal St George’s for the first time since 2011, when Darren Clarke topped Johnson and Phil Mickelson by three strokes as a 150-1 longshot.

Mickelson, who already has a major championship win this year, is +11000. Clarke is one of the longest shots on the board at 1500-1.

Updated British Open Odds

Player Odds
Jon Rahm +800
Xander Schauffele +1800
Brooks Koepka +1850
Rory McIlroy +1900
Jordan Spieth +2050
Justin Thomas +2050
Dustin Johnson +2200
Viktor Hovland +2500
Patrick Cantlay +3000
Patrick Reed +3000
Matt Fitzpatrick +3000
Paul Casey +3000
Bryson DeChambeau +3500
Tyrrell Hatton +3500
Collin Morikawa +3500
Tony Finau +4500
Scottie Scheffler +4500
Shane Lowry +4550
Tommy Fleetwood +4650
Sergio Garcia +5000
Daniel Berger +5500
Lee Westwood +5650
Ian Poulter +6000
Justin Rose +6000
Harris English +7000
Joaquin Niemann +7000
Marc Leishman +7000
Webb Simpson +7500
Cam Smith +7500
Branden Grace +8000
Will Zalatoris +8500
Abraham Ancer +9000
Sam Burns +9000
Jason Day +9000
Brian Harman +9000
Kevin Kisner +9000
Jason Kokrak +9000
Robert MacIntyre +9000
Ryan Palmer +9000
Rickie Fowler +9500
Russell Henley +10000
Lucas Herbert +10000
Alexander Noren +10000
Matthew Wallace +10000
Bernd Wiesberger +10000
Stewart Cink +11000
Corey Conners +11000
Phil Mickelson +11000
Adam Scott +11000
Lucas Glover +12500
Garrick Higgo +12500
Billy Horschel +12500
Erik van Rooyen +12500
Thomas Detry +14000
Martin Kaymer +14000
Zach Johnson +15000
Kevin Streelman +15000
Cameron Tringale +15000
Guido Migliozzi +16000
Rafa Cabrera-Bello +17500
Lanto Griffin +17500
Padraig Harrington +17500
Max Homa +17500
Chris Kirk +17500
Sebastian Munoz +17500
Carlos Ortiz +17500
Brendon Todd +17500
Gary Woodland +17500
Talor Gooch +20000
Mackenzie Hughes +20000
Francesco Molinari +20000
Victor Perez +20000
Aaron Rai +20000
Richard Bland +25000
Joel Dahmen +25000
Emiliano Grillo +25000
Matt Kuchar +25000
Joost Luiten +25000
Chez Reavie +25000
Antoine Rozner +25000
Jason Scrivener +25000
Brendan Steele +25000
Andy Sullivan +25000
Danny Willett +25000
Adam Hadwin +30000
Matt Jones +30000
Matthias Schwab +30000
Henrik Stenson +30000
Marcus Armitage +40000
Dean Burmester +40000
Byeong-hun An +40000
C.T. Pan +40000
John Catlin +40000
Ryan Fox +40000
Justin Harding +40000
Takumi Kanaya +40000
Brandt Snedeker +40000
Johannes Veerman +40000
Rikuya Hoshino +60000
Jazz Janewattananond +60000
Rikard Karlberg +60000
Marcus Kinhult +60000
Kurt Kitayama +60000
Romain Langasque +60000
Mike Lorenzo-Vera +60000
Keith Mitchell +60000
Shaun Norris +60000
JC Ritchie +60000
Jack Senior +60000
Jimmy Walker +60000
Paul Waring +60000
Daniel van Tonder +60000
Jorge Campillo +75000
Louis De Jager +75000
Ernie Els +75000
Cole Hammer +75000
Benjamin Hebert +75000
Yuki Inamori +75000
Ryosuke Kinoshita +75000
Richard Mansell +75000
Marcel Schneider +75000
Haotong Li +100000
Matthias Schmid +100000
Jaco Alcers +150000
Christoffer Bring +150000
Darren Clarke +150000
Daniel Croft +150000
Gonzalo Fdez-Castano +150000
Abel Gallegos +150000
Brad Kennedy +150000
Deyen Lawson +150000
Richard T. Lee +150000
Ryutaro Nagano +150000
Aaron Pike +150000
Poom Saksansin +150000
Daniel Hiller +200000
Ben Hutchinson +200000
Joe Long +200000
Nicholas Poppleton +200000
Jonathan Thomson +200000
Sam Forgan +250000
Connor Worsdall +250000

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