McIlroy betting favorite heading into Round 2

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Rory McIlroy currently sits outside the top 10 on the Masters leaderboard, but he's the man to beat at the betting window.

McIlroy teed off with 7/1 odds at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, behind only Jordan Spieth once Dustin Johnson's eleventh-hour withdrawal was factored. After an even-par 72, McIlroy is tied for 12th and seven shots behind Charley Hoffman but now an 11/2 betting favorite heading into the second round.

Hoffman, who began with 125/1 odds, now sits second behind McIlroy at 13/2 after opening with 65 to take a four-shot lead over William McGirt as he looks for his first major title.

Here's a look at the odds for several contenders with 54 holes still to play:

11/2: Rory McIlroy

13/2: Charley Hoffman

9/1: Justin Rose

15/1: Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Jordan Spieth, Lee Westwood, Rickie Fowler

20/1: Jason Day, Jon Rahm

25/1: William McGirt, Russell Henley, Paul Casey

30/1: Jason Dufner, Justin Thomas, Matthew Fitzpatrick

35/1: Matt Kuchar, Marc Leishman

40/1: Thomas Pieters

50/1: Shane Lowry

60/1: Bubba Watson, Adam Scott, Kevin Chappell, Soren Kjeldsen

80/1: Danny Willett, Hideki Matsuyama, Brandt Snedeker, Andy Sullivan

100/1: Henrik Stenson, Charl Schwartzel, Brooks Koepka, Alex Noren