Sportsbooks preference Koepka to win U.S. Open

May 19, 2019

Brooks Koepka is a betting favorite to turn a second golfer to win 3 true U.S. Opens.

Koepka non-stop during 6-1 during Caesars sportsbook to constraint subsequent month’s U.S. Open during Pebble Beach Golf Links. Dustin Johnson is subsequent during 8-1, followed by Tiger Woods during 10-1.

Koepka hold on to win a PGA Championship on Sunday, his third pretension in a past 5 vital tournaments. He finished during 8-under, dual strokes forward of Johnson.

Koepka was among a tip tier of favorites entering a PGA Championship during Bethpage Black, behind usually Woods and Johnson during many sportsbooks.

Koepka struggles, binds off Johnson for PGA win

At a SuperBook during Westgate Las Vegas, some-more bets were placed on Koepka to win a New York contest than were placed on any other golfer. Koepka’s feat resulted in a tiny altogether detriment for SuperBook and Caesars.

“[Woods] was a categorical liability,” a Caesars oddsmaker told ESPN in an email.

Koepka entered Sunday’s final turn of a PGA Championship with a seven-shot lead. He was listed as a -1,600 favorite entering Sunday though had to right a boat on a behind 9 after Johnson got within one shot.

Koepka won final year’s U.S. Open during Shinnecock Hills and in 2017 during Erin Hills. Scottish golfer Willie Anderson won a U.S. Open in 1903, 1904 and 1905.

At 6-1, Koepka’s contingency to win a U.S. Open during Pebble Beach are among a shortest of any golfer given a 2016 U.S. Open, when Jason Day could be found during 6-1. The SuperBook on Sunday non-stop Koepka as a U.S. Open favorite during 5-1.

At Caesars sportsbook, Rory McIlroy is 12-1 to win this year’s U.S. Open, followed by Justin Rose and Day, who any non-stop during 16-1.

The U.S. Open will take place Jun 13-16 during California’s Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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