Arnold Palmer Invite Odds
The Arnold Palmer Invitational is the next stop on the PGA Tour and there is a familiar face that is favored to win the tournament.
According to the latest oddsmakers at YouWager, Tiger Woods is the favorite to win this week, as he is getting odds of 13/2 to prevail. Other short odds to win are Jason Day (12/1), Justin Rose (14/1) and Rory McIlroy (16/1). The Arnold Palmer Invitational takes place Thursday-Sunday from Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Florida.
Woods is an 8-time winner of this tournament, last claiming the championship in 2013. That was the last year he won a PGA Tournament. Woods is coming off his best performance in years, finishing second in the Valspar Championship. He was 12th at the Honda Classic and has looked as good as he has in a long time. Woods jumped from 389th in the world rankings to 149th with his runner-up finish.
Day was the 2016 winner of this tournament. He hasn’t played in a few weeks, but is having a strong start to his 2018. He won the Farmers Insurance Open and placed second at Pebble Beach. Day has finished in the top 25 in 11 straight tournaments, with eight top-11 finishes.
Rose has never won this championship, but did finish second in 2013. He is fifth in the world rankings right now and coming off a fifth-place finish this past weekend in the Valspar Championship. Rose has two top-10 finishes in 2018 out of four tournaments.
McIlroy is 13th in the world rankings as he has had a rough stretch of late. He has missed the cut in two of his last four, failing to crack the top 10 in any of them. He did finished fourth in this tournament last year.