AUGUSTA, Ga. — No matter the advantage, history offers proven Saturday leads are not secure at Augusta National. Which is why Vegas is viewing Patrick Reed’s three-shot lead going into the fourth round with a bit of skepticism.
In its final odds up-date for the 2018 Masters, the Westgate SuperBook has Reed listed since the favorite, albeit only at a 6/5 mark. That he’s being chased by Rory McIlroy, not only among the game’s best but a popular physique, has kept Reed’s odds moderate.
McIlroy, seeking to capture the final leg of the Fantastic Slam, comes in at 7/4. McIlroy does have four consecutive top 10s at this tournament, and has played immediately with a poise that’s escaped your pet at Augusta National in the past.
Rickie Fowler, furthermore searching for their first major , finds themselves in the penultimate group. However , 5 shots is a lot of ground to pay, which explains why he enters Sunday on 7/1. Other contenders include Jon Rahm (14/1), Henrik Stenson (30/1), Bubba Watson (50/1) and Michael jordan Spieth (80/1).
As for Marc Leishman, who performed in the final group on Sunday only to stumble with an one-over 73? The Aussie, eight shots back again of Reed, will tee away at 100/1 odds. A position they have taken in stride: