2011 Players Championship Picks & Predictions Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Thursday, 12 May 2011 07:00

Players Championship Picks

2011 players championship picks luke donald

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL (TheSpread) – The 2011 Players Championship tees off on Thursday and we have a few selected plays for the golf tournament.

View Current Golf Odds

My pick to win the event this weekend is Luke Donald. According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook SBGGLOBAL.com, Donald has 16/1 odds to win the tournament. Despite picking him a few times over recent weeks, I feel like he is the most competitive golfer in the field. Donald has finished in the top 10 in his last six tournament overall and in 11 of his last 12 outings. Donald finished 26th in this tournament last year and he has improved greatly since that time.

In terms of matchups, I like Phil Mickelson (-135) over Tiger Woods (-115). Mickelson won this tournament in 2007 and is coming off two top 10 performances in his last three tournaments while Woods is coming off a knee injury and making his first appearance since the Masters, where he placed fourth. With Woods not 100 percent and Mickelson playing stronger, I like Lefty to beat Tiger this weekend.

Another matchup I like is Sergio Garcia (-140) over Padraig Harrington (-110). Garcia won this tournament in 2008 and he has been a much improved golfer since late 2008. He has failed to miss a cut in his last 11 tournaments. Harrington finished ninth last week in the Wells Fargo Championship, but he had missed three of his last four cuts prior to that. Harrington also missed the cut in last year’s Players Championship.

Bet on Players Championship Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

 

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com