2020 U.S. Commence odds, picks: Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy lead making a wager favorites coming into Round 2 – CBS Sports actions

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Unique off a FedEx Cup-clinching victory within the 2020 Tour Championship, Dustin Johnson was riding his red-scorching summer accurate into Winged Foot as the making a wager favorite to grab the 2020 U.S. Commence. On the other hand, after 18 holes, Johnson has fallen to 11th on the percentages board at 33-1 with Justin Thomas (4-1) taking over the pause residing.

The principle of six majors to be performed over the course of the 2020-21 season, the U.S. Commence greatly stunned many Thursday by taking part in some distance more straightforward than anticipated. That ought to no longer be the case accurate by the final three days, that formulation the tournament and first predominant trophy of the year is soundless (virtually) any individual’s to grab.

Precise at the relieve of Thomas, who shot the lowest U.S. Commence spherical at the history of Winged Foot, is Rory McIlroy (7-1), who sits two shots relieve of the leader coming into Friday. McIlroy has been struggling by an prolonged predominant drought, even though struggling with on a troublesome course can also just be correct the fitting medicine for him as he seeks his 2d U.S. Commence and fifth predominant championship.

He’s coming off a top-10 decide up within the FedEx Cup Playoffs after taking part in neatly in consecutive outings to pause his 2019-20 season on a excessive drawl. If Rory can originate this season adore his final — with six consecutive top-5 finishes — he’ll be in abundant form to all over again be a part this weekend. McIlroy hasn’t obtained a fundamental since 2015 but is painfully due for one other leap forward with top-10 U.S. Commence finishes in two of his final five tries.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are nowhere attain the pause of the percentages board after going 3 over and 9 over, respectively, within the middle of the predominant spherical. Mickelson even making the scale back could maybe be a prayer, whereas Woods is searching to enact correct that within the middle of Friday’s 2d spherical.

As we enter Round 2, let’s snatch a scrutinize at the up up to now odds for the 2020 U.S. Commence, by the use of William Hill Sportsbook.

2020 U.S. Commence odds

  • Justin Thomas 4-1
  • Rory McIlroy 7-1
  • Xander Schauffele 15/2
  • Jon Rahm 9-1
  • Patrick Reed 11-1
  • Matthew Wolff 14-1
  • Bryson DeChambeau 20-1
  • Louis Oosthuizen 25-1
  • Thomas Pieters 25-1
  • Tony Finau 28-1
  • Dustin Johnson 33-1
  • Rickie Fowler 40-1
  • Harris English 40-1
  • Lee Westwood 40-1
  • Brendon Todd 40-1
  • Patrick Cantlay 40-1
  • Joaquin Niemann 50-1
  • Webb Simpson 50-1

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