The Masters Betting: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Tiger Woods is favourite to claim the Masters title for a fifth time this week after winnning three of five tournaments so far this season. The 14-time major champion is 5.00 to win again.

9. World number two Rory McIlroy is yet to win a tournament in 2013 but finished second at the Texas Open last weekend – his best result of the season. McIlroy is 4.00 to win.

8. Woods leapfrogged McIlroy to the world number one spot last month, reclaiming the coveted status after a two-and-a-half-year absence. Woods is 1.65 to finish above McIlroy after the final round, the Northern Irishman priced at 2.15.

7. Defending champion Bubba Watson’s best finish this season was tied fourth at the Hyundai Tournament in January. The 34-year-old is 35.00 to win again this year.

6. Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson won the Phoenix Open two months ago yet also missed the cut at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. He is 12.00 to win at Augusta but 5.50 to miss another cut.

5. Australian Adam Scott has finished inside the top 10 in four of his last eight major championships. The 32-year-old is available at 6.00 to make fifth or higher this week.

4. Fourteen-year-old Chinese protégée Guan Tianlang qualified for his first major after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in Thailand last year. He can carry the ball 250 yards with a driver and is 150.00 to make the top five.

Watch Tianling’s winning put to qualify for Augusta here:

3. Justin Rose currently averages 69.3 from his 12 rounds in four tournaments this season, making the cut on each occasion. The Englishman is 5.00 to finish as top British & Irish player by Sunday.

2. Ian Poulter secured his best-ever finish at Augusta last year, coming in seventh at five under with an impressive 69 on his final round. The 37-year-old is 50.00 to win his first major this week.

1. The Masters hasn’t been won by a greater margin than three strokes since Tiger Woods’ maiden victory in 1997. Woods won by 12 strokes and a price of 7.00 is available for a five-or-more winning margin this year.