The betting favourite this week at the Valspar Championship is not the world No. 1, and it is not the two-time defending champ. Instead, this week at Innisbrook everybody shall be seeking to chase down Justin Thomas.
The Copperhead Course performs host to the fifth and last Florida occasion on the PGA Tour calendar this yr, because the Valspar strikes from its earlier mid-March date to the ultimate week of April. A robust discipline will tee it up on one of the extra underrated venues on Tour, as Dustin Johnson returns after a near-miss in 2019 and Paul Casey appears to be like to elevate the paintbrush trophy for the third time in a row.
But it is Thomas, a winner earlier this yr in Florida at TPC Sawgrass, who will start the week because the betting favourite. Oddsmakers at PointsBet Sportsbook opened him at +800 as he makes his first look close to Tampa since a missed minimize in 2017. Johnson is subsequent on the board at +1000, adopted by two-time runner-up Patrick Reed, whereas Casey headlines the duo at +2000.
Here’s a glance at the opposite notable odds this week at Innisbrook, as gamers head to a bastion of ball-striking with the PGA Championship now simply three weeks away:
Odds to win Valspar Championship (by way of PointsBet)
+800: Justin Thomas
+1000: Dustin Johnson
+1700: Patrick Reed
+4000: Jason Kokrak
+6000: Kevin Na
+15000: Andrew Putnam, Camilo Villegas, Charl Schwartzel, Doc Redman, James Hahn, Jhonattan Vegas, John Huh, J.T. Poston, Keith Mitchell, Luke List, Mackenzie Hughes, Martin Laird, Patton Kizzire, Matthew NeSmith, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Rasmus Hojgaard, Richy Werenski, Rory Sabbatini, Russell Knox, Ryan Moore, Sam Horsfield, Sam Ryder, Sepp Straka, Tom Lewis, Zach Johnson
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