Golf’s biggest tournament of the year is set to begin April 8th, 2021, in Augusta, Ga. Yes, we are talking about the Masters, and if it seems like it just happened a few months ago, you would be right.
The 2020 Masters Tournament was rescheduled for November 12-15 due to the coronavirus that put restrictions on sporting events and public gatherings. With the vaccine soon to be available to all Georgia residents, the 2021 tournament is set to begin at its regularly scheduled date.
Last year Dustin Johnson took home the green jacket with the lowest tournament history score (-20). Despite having a rough start, Johnson turned on the heat a slid past the competition, even breaking a few of Tiger’s previous records for the tournament.
Giving Johnson’s breakout performance in last year’s tournament, online oddsmakers have chosen him as the favorite to bring home another green jacket this time around. Betting on the Master’s at 18+ online sportsbooks is legal in 48 of 50 states, excluding Connecticut and Washington who have explicitly banned all online gambling.
Sports betting states have several options when it comes to betting on the Master’s Tournament. To date, 21 states and Washington D.C. have started accepting bets on sports at domestic sportsbooks. While most domestic sportsbooks do not operate online, several states have domestic online sportsbooks.
For everyone else looking to bet on the Master’s, online sportsbooks operating outside of the USA has odds on Golf’s biggest day. Currently, you can find futures for all major golf tournaments happening later this year, including the Masters.
Bovada’s Sportsbook currently has U.S. Open Odds, Texas Open odds, Master’s Odds, and PGA Championship odds, to name a few. Below are the current odds for the top ten favorites at the 2021 Masters.
- Dustin Johnson +800
- Bryson DeChambeau +1100
- Jordan Spieth +1100
- Justin Thomas +1100
- Brooks Koepka +1200
- Jon Rahm +1200
- Rory McIlroy +1400
- Patrick Cantlay +2200
- Xander Schauffele +2200
- Collin Morikawa +2500
When it comes to betting on sports, there are a few rules you should live by; don’t bet more than you can lose and bet on futures early as those odds change as the event draws near.