Arnold Palmer Invitational Early Odds: Rory Leads The Pack

  • The 2016 Arnold Palmer Invitational champion Jason Day has +2800 odds to win.
  • Francesco Molinari (+10000) won the 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational.
  • Rory McIlroy is the favorite to win the 2020 Arnold Palmer Invitational.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA Tours annual Arnold Palmer Invitational will take place this weekend as some of the best golfers in the world look to earn more points in the FedEx Cup Standings.

The field features some past winners and four of the top-10 players in the Official World Golf Ranking . However, eight-time champion Tiger Woods will not be playing in the tournament this weekend due to back stiffness.

Arnold Palmer Invitational Betting Odds

The early odds boards with golf betting lines have Rory McIlroy leading the pack with +550 odds to win his second Arnold Palmer Invitational in three years. McIlroy is the top-ranked golfer in the world and is coming off a fifth-place finish the last time he was in action at the WGC-Mexico Championship two weeks ago. In five starts this season Rory has yet to finish outside of the top-5.

Tommy Fleetwood (+1600), Bryson DeChambeau (+1800), Hideki Matsuyama (+2000) and Adam Scott (+2500) round out the top-five golfers with the shortest odds to win this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Former Arnold Palmer champions that are among the field of golfers competing this weekend are 1997 Champion Phil Mickelson (+8000), two-time champion (2014 & 2015) Matt Every (+20000), 2016 Champion Jason Day (+2800), 2017 champion Marc Leishman (+4000), and the defending champion Francisco Molinari has +10000 odds to win.

One golfer to keep an eye out this weekend will be Brooks Koepka who’s the third-ranked golfer in the world right now has had some rocky starts this season after recovering from an injury to his left knee.

Online sportsbooks have Koepka’s odds for this weekend currently sitting at +2500 odds and that’s a good return on a golfer who will be lingering around the top of the leaderboard for this tournament.

The 42nd Arnold Palmer Invitational will be from March 5-8 with tee times beginning at 6:45 a.m. ET and will have a purse of $9.3 million dollars.

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