The Odds: Rory McIlroy Favorite At BMW Championship

By The Linemakers
Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 3:50 pm EDT

The third leg of the FedExCup Playoffs is this weekend's BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club in Colorado.  This tournament cuts the playoff field to the 30 players who'll compete for the title next weekend in Atlanta.

Related: 5 Things You Need To Know: BMW Championship at Cherry Hills

As has been the case for the past several weeks, Rory McIlroy (5-to-1 odds at the LVH SuperBook) tops the board at a price for shorter than the next closest competitor. No. 2 on the LVH board is Adam Scott at 12-to-1.

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Jason Day comes in at 15-to-1, outpacing a group of four (Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia and Henrik Stenson) at 20-to-1.

Matt Kuchar (25-to-1), Jim Furyk (25-to-1), Bubba Watson and Hunter Mahan (40-to-1) are each in the mix for the FedExCup championship and are worth keeping an eye on this week.

The Linemakers' lean: "There's just something about Bill Haas when it comes to the FedExCup Playoffs," says our golf handicapper Brian Blessing. "30-1 isn't the best price in the world for him, but he usually contends at this stage of the season. Based on last week, Geoff Ogilvy (50-to-1) is a viable longshot option."

LVH ODDS TO WIN:
RORY McILROY            5-1
ADAM SCOTT             12-1
JASON DAY              15-1
RICKIE FOWLER          20-1
JUSTIN ROSE            20-1
SERGIO GARCIA          20-1
HENRIK STENSON         20-1
MATT KUCHAR            25-1
JIM FURYK              25-1
PHIL MICKELSON         30-1
JORDAN SPIETH          30-1
JIMMY WALKER           30-1
BILL HAAS              30-1
KEEGAN BRADLEY         30-1
HUNTER MAHAN           40-1
BUBBA WATSON           40-1
ZACH JOHNSON           40-1
WEBB SIMPSON           40-1
MARTIN KAYMER          40-1
CHRIS KIRK             50-1
CHARL SCHWARTZEL       50-1
GRAEME McDOWELL        50-1
GEOFF OGILVY           50-1
RYAN MOORE             50-1
GARY WOODLAND          50-1
PATRICK REED           50-1
HIDEKI MATSUYAMA       60-1
BILLY HORSCHEL         60-1
GRAHAM DeLAET          60-1
JOHN SENDEN            60-1
ERNIE ELS              60-1
KEVIN STADLER          60-1
RYAN PALMER            80-1
KEVIN NA               80-1
RUSSELL HENLEY         80-1
MARC LEISHMAN          80-1
SEUNG-YUL NOH         100-1
KEVIN STREELMAN       100-1
CAMERON TRINGALE      100-1
CHARLES HOWELL III    100-1
KEVIN CHAPPELL        100-1
CARL PETTERSSON       100-1
RUSSELL KNOX          100-1
BRENDON TODD          125-1
J.B. HOLMES           125-1
CAMILO VILLEGAS       125-1
ANGEL CABRERA         125-1
HARRIS ENGLISH        150-1
CHARLEY HOFFMAN       150-1
FIELD (all others)      6-1
 
TOURNAMENT MATCHUPS:
RORY McILROY -140 vs. ADAM SCOTT +120
JASON DAY -130 vs. RICKIE FOWLER +110
SERGIO GARCIA -105 vs. JUSTIN ROSE -115
JIM FURYK -110 vs. MATT KUCHAR -110
BILL HAAS -110 vs. JORDAN SPIETH -110
KEEGAN BRADLEY -110 vs. JIMMY WALKER -110
HUNTER MAHAN -110 vs. WEBB SIMPSON -110
ZACH JOHNSON -105 vs. BUBBA WATSON -115
GRAEME McDOWELL -110 vs. CHARL SCHWARTZEL -110
HIDEKI MATSUYAMA -110 vs. RYAN MOORE -110

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