Overwhelming Odds on Tiger


The odds of Tiger Woods winning the 101st U.S. Open are pretty good; however, the betting odds are not.
Many of the U.S. betting parlors have established Woods as the ultimate favorite in Tulsa, Okla. ' ranging from 2:1 odds to 6:5 odds.
In Europe, Ladbrokes will give you two dollars for every dollar youre willing to wager on the defending champion. The British betting parlor had Woods as a 7:4 favorite to win this years Masters Tournament, which he did.
As confident as Tiger may be that hell win this week, even he wouldnt take the odds placed on him by Victor Chandler. The parlor has all but awarded Woods the championship as an 11:10 favorite.
Amazingly, the odds have actually decreased. Woods was a 10:11 favorite earlier in the week.
Victor Chandler has Vijay Singh as the most likely candidate to end Tigers major winning streak. Singh is listed at 16:1.
Odds are 18:1 that Phil Mickelson will win his first major championship at Southern Hills, while David Duval and Sergio Garcia are listed as 25:1 to do the same.
Ernie Els, Davis Love III and Tom Lehman all stand at 33:1.
Nick Price, who won the 1994 PGA Championship at Southern Hills, is currently at 40:1. Victor Chandler says Lee Westwood is Europes best chance of winning the Open for the first time since Tony Jacklin in 1970. The Englishman is listed at 50:1.