US Masters 2018 – Augusta – Preview, Predictions & Tips

US Masters 2018

After 8 months without a Golf major, the drought breaks with the prestigious US Masters at Augusta. Can Tiger Woods successfully continue his return from a debilitating back injury? Will World Number 1, Dustin Johnson prevail? Who are the leading Australians?

 

2018 US Masters: Basics you need to know

Date

April 5 – April 8 2018

Location

Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia, USA

Most victories

Jack Nicklaus – 6

Tournament record

Tiger Woods – 270 (1997)

Best round

Greg Norman – 63 (1996)

2018 US Masters betting: The favourites

A year ago, Dustin Johnson arrived at Augusta as the biggest US Masters favourite in many years. He then injured his back and didn’t play. It proves anything can happen. Speaking of injured backs, Tiger Woods is recovering and is in good form. A player with Tiger’s experience in winning majors cannot be discounted when fully fit.

Johnson is back stronger this year, as is Jordan Spieth whose last 4 Masters form reads ‘T-2, Win, T-2, T-11’. Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, Bubba Watson and Australia’s Jason Day are all among the top picks.

Our best value bets with Betstar are either Sergio Garcia ($7.00) or Matt Kuchar ($11.00) for a Top 5 finish.

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2018 US Masters Winner Odds

Player

Betstar Odds

Jordan Spieth

$11.00

Rory McIlroy

$11.00

Dustin Johnson

$13.00

Justin Thomas

$12.00

Tiger Woods

$17.00

Justin Rose

$15.00

Bubba Watson

$17.00

Jason Day

$17.00

 

Top Australian Player Odds

Jason Day is the obvious choice, however, for some value, young Queenslander with the famous name, choose Cameron Smith (A US tour winner) to be the leading Australian at $9.00 with Betstar.

 top au player odds

Player

Betstar Odds

Jason Day

$1.90

Marc Leishman

$3.50

Adam Scott

$4.50

Cameron Smith

$9.00

 


About the Author

is Betting Top 10 Australia’s Sports News Columnist and sports is his true passion. As a former Queensland State level underage Cricketer and Rugby League Player and Sports Statistic Nerd, he brings a wealth of many years of discerning sports analysis and the practical expertise of being a twice winner of a national NRL tipping competition. Contact me: [email protected]




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