A Look at the Early Betting Odds for the 2021 Masters
Coming off a record-setting performance that included lapping the field by five, now isn’t the time to bet on Dustin Johnson repeating at Augusta.
Here’s a guy who has three wins, three seconds, and a 6th over his last seven starts, so it no wonder DJ’s 2021 Masters odds are between +650 and +800 no matter where you look.
The point of studying the early odds for the 2021 Masters is to scoop up any value that may not be there when April rolls around.
Remember, just because a player is in a slump right now doesn’t mean he will be in five months’ time.
Take a look at a few quick facts about the upcoming Masters before I unveil three bets that are worth consideration.
When and Where Is the 2021 Masters
- April 8-11
- Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, GA
While everyone appreciated having a November Masters in 2020, I don’t think we’ll see any complaints about the sport’s most prestigious tournament returning to its normal date during the second week of April.
The azaleas will be in full bloom, the golf course will play firm, and the extended amount of daylight means no more going off in split tees. It remains to be seen whether or not patrons will be present to supply rumbling roars through the loblolly pines.
Justin Thomas +1400
Lurking at +1000 to win the 2021 Masters at a bunch of the top golf betting sites, JT’s price tag at BetOnline is quite appetizing. Thomas has now made five trips to Augusta and has steadily improved his results each time.
Coming off a solo-4th where he produced 21 birdies (3rd-most) and hit 75% of the greens (6th-most), it’s clear as day that Justin is getting quite comfortable on the undulating layout.
Given that Thomas was my Masters pick when I locked in early predictions for the 2021 Majors, a +1400 price in late November certainly isn’t going to scare me away.
Jordan Spieth +5000
Winning his second Green Jacket in April might not be as far-fetched as you think. Installed at +5000 (at MyBookie) to win the 2021 Masters, just imagine if Jordan Spieth settled into a groove by March?
If Jordan could start stringing together some solid finishes, we could see his price tag slashed in half. In the event that Spieth won a golf tournament between now and early April, the “Golden Child” could suddenly be sitting in the +1500 range.
Try and forget about finishing 21st and 46th during the last two Masters and don’t lose sight of Jordan’s first five appearances.
Justin Rose +5000
Justin Rose is another guy whose early 2021 Masters odds reflect his current form – which has quite honestly – been a bit unpredictable. Nevertheless, a good showing at Torrey Pines (Jan 28-31) and a couple of good finishes during the Florida Swing and Rose could quite easily be a “+2500 guy” by the spring.
Rosy’s consistency at Augusta National is impossible to ignore, and his temperament on the golf course bodes well for handling pressure when in contention. Justin didn’t strike the ball particularly well at the 2020 Masters, but he notched 20 birdies (5th-most) and ranked 5th in putting average.
As a former #1 player in the world and someone who is typically a pristine ball-striker, my guess is Rose has his golf swing in order by the next time he strolls down Magnolia Lane.
Odds for More Golf Majors in 2021
Did anything jump off the page regarding the early odds for the 2021 Masters? Perhaps you want to take a look at the lines for the other majors in 2021.