The Odds: McIlroy, Woods Move Up After Impressive First Rounds

The LVH SuperBook has updated its odds to win the 2014 British Open after Thursday’s first-round and also posted matchup props for Friday’s second round.

Rory McIlroy, a 12-to-1 co-favorite heading into the tournament, shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday and owns a one-shot lead over Matteo Manassero. McIlroy sits alone atop the LVH board at odds of 4-to-1.

Before you hustle to the bet window to make a wager on McIlroy, know that he has struggled mightily in the second round of tournaments this year. He has played his opening rounds in a cumulative 55-under par this year, but has failed to win any of those events, largely because he’s 15-over par on Fridays.

McIlroy is matched up against Tiger Woods for second-round betting purposes at the LVH. McIlroy is the -125 favorite in the head-to-head prop, with Tiger getting back odds of +105.

Woods, who shot a 3-under 69 on Thursday, is now 8-to-1 to win his first major since the 2008 U.S. Open. He started the tournament at 15-to-1.

Here is the LVH’s updated oddboard and Friday’s matchup props.

ODDS TO WIN 2014 BRITISH OPEN (updated after 1st Round):

RORY McILROY 4/1
ADAM SCOTT 9/2
TIGER WOODS 8/1
MARTIN KAYMER 50/1
HENRIK STENSON 40/1
PHIL MICKELSON 100/1
JASON DAY 125/1
JUSTIN ROSE 25/1
JORDAN SPIETH 50/1
SERGIO GARCIA 10/1
LEE WESTWOOD 40/1
MATT KUCHAR 100/1
DUSTIN JOHNSON 50/1
BUBBA WATSON 200/1
RICKIE FOWLER 20/1
BRANDT SNEDEKER 200/1
GRAEME McDOWELL 100/1
LUKE DONALD 150/1
IAN POULTER 150/1
JASON DUFNER 50/1
CHARL SCHWARTZEL 100/1
LOUIS OOSTHUIZEN 60/1
HIDEKI MATSUYAMA 30/1
ERNIE ELS 1000/1
ZACH JOHNSON 50/1
JIM FURYK 20/1
PAUL CASEY 250/1
THOMAS BJORN 60/1
KEEEGAN BRADLEY 150/1
HUNTER MAHAN 100/1
JIMMY WALKER 40/1
WEBB SIMPSON 300/1
STEVE STRICKER DNS
FRANCESCO MOLINARI 30/1
VICTOR DUBUISSON 250/1
JAMIE DONALDSON 1000/1
GRAHAM DeLAET 150/1
MIGUEL ANGEL JIMENEZ 300/1
PADRAIG HARRINGTON 300/1
JONAS BLIXT 300/1
BILL HAAS 80/1
GARY WOODLAND 300/1
HARRIS ENGLISH 200/1
RYAN MOORE 80/1
JOHN SENDEN 125/1
PATRICK REED 1000/1
MATTEO MANASSERO 25/1
ANGEL CABRERA 500/1
NICOLAS COLSAERTS DNQ
BROOKS KOEPKA 80/1
BRENDON DE JONGE 1000/1
MARTIN LAIRD DNQ
STEPHEN GALLACHER 60/1
JOOST LUITEN 1000/1
ROSS FISHER 300/1
THORBJORN OLESEN 500/1
FREDDIE JACOBSON 100/1
PETER HANSON DNQ
BILLY HORSCHEL 300/1
KEVIN NA 1000/1
CHRIS KIRK 200/1
BRANDEN GRACE 200/1
GEORGE COETZEE 150/1
NICK WATNEY 250/1
BERND WIESBERGER 300/1
MARC LEISHMAN 80/1
MATT JONES 250/1
CHRIS WOOD 300/1
PETER UIHLEIN 1000/1
SHANE LOWRY 30/1
MIKKO ILONEN 80/1
RICHARD STERNE 500/1
K.J. CHOI 250/1
RETIEF GOOSEN DNQ
PAUL LAWRIE 1000/1
GEOFF OGILVY DNQ
GONZALO FERNANDEZ-CASTANO 300/1
RUSSELL HENLEY 1000/1
STEWART CINK 200/1
THONGCHAI JAIDEE 200/1
TOMMY FLEETWOOD 300/1
RYAN PALMER 300/1
MATT EVERY 500/1
KEVIN STREELMAN 300/1
DARREN CLARKE 300/1
GREGORY BOURDY 1000/1
BOO WEEKLEY 125/1
BRETT RUMFORD 1000/1
KIRADECH APHIBARNRAT 500/1
JUSTIN LEONARD 500/1
ROBERTO CASTRO 500/1
D.A. POINTS 1000/1
BEN CURTIS 1000/1
DAVID DUVAL 1000/1
JOHN DALY 1000/1
Y.E. YANG 1000/1
JIN JEONG 1000/1
TOM LEHMAN DNS
TOM WATSON 1000/1
FIELD (all others) 30/1

2ND ROUND MATCHUPS, FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
MARTIN KAYMER -120 vs. PHIL MICKELSON +100 (3:37 AM ET)
JUSTIN ROSE +115 vs. ADAM SCOTT -135 (4:26 AM ET)
FREDDIE JACOBSON -105 vs. MARC LEISHMAN -115 (6:59 AM ET)
FRANCESCO MOLINARI -110 vs. JIMMY WALKER -110 (7:54 AM ET)
STEPHEN GALLACHER -110 vs. MIKKO ILONEN -110 (8:05 AM ET)
LUKE DONALD EVEN vs. MATT KUCHAR -120 (8:38 AM ET)
RICKIE FOWLER +120 vs. SERGIO GARCIA -140 (8:38 AM ET)
GRAEME McDOWELL +115 vs. HENRIK STENSON -135 (9:05 AM ET)
RORY McILROY -125 vs. TIGER WOODS +105 (9:05 AM ET)
DUSTIN JOHNSON -110 vs. JORDAN SPIETH -110 (9:27 AM ET)

Information from the Associated Press was used it this report.

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