2020 Masters odds: Surprising PGA picks, predictions from advanced model that nailed six majors

The 2020 Masters will be a tournament unlike any other after the coronavirus pandemic pushed the event back from April to November. With fall foliage taking hold at Augusta National Golf Club, the Masters will begin on Thursday, Nov. 12. Bryson DeChambeau will be eager to see how his newfound distance plays at the iconic club after winning the 2020 U.S. Open. DeChambeau won at Winged Foot by six shots and is the 17-2 favorite in the latest 2020 Masters odds from William Hill after reportedly adding even more clubhead speed in the six weeks since that victory.

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods (28-1) will defend his Masters title after winning his fifth green jacket nearly 19 months ago. Should Woods or DeChambeau be among your top 2020 Masters Tournament bets? Before locking in your 2020 Masters picks or entering any PGA DFS tournaments on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel, be sure to see the latest 2020 Masters predictions and projected leaderboard from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

SportsLine’s prediction model, built by DFS pro Mike McClure, has been on fire since the return of the PGA Tour in June. In fact, it’s up over $12,000 on its PGA best bets since the restart, nailing tournament after tournament.

After nailing Sergio Garcia (+5500) finishing on top of the leaderboard at the Sanderson Farms Championship, McClure finished up over $6,200 yet again on his best bets. The model had him in the top five from the start and McClure’s best bets included Garcia winning outright. Those who followed that advice saw a massive +5500 return. 

He also finished profitable at the U.S. Open, nailing two of his best bets, including a +1100 top-five bet on Matthew Wolff. McClure hit a top-five bet (+1200) on Doc Redman at the Wyndham Championship, finishing up over $700 on his best bets. 

The model was all over Dustin Johnson (8-5) finishing on top of the leaderboard at the Tour Championship and Justin Thomas winning the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational at 12-1. And at the 3M Open, McClure’s best bets returned a whopping $1,100 as he nailed a top-five pick on Max Homa (+1200) and a top-20 pick on Talor Gooch (+400). Those are just some of his recent big returns. 

In all, the advanced computer model has also nailed a whopping six majors entering the weekend. Anyone who has followed its golf picks has seen massive returns. 

Now that the 2020 Masters field is taking shape, SportsLine simulated the event 10,000 times, and the results were surprising. Head to SportsLine now to see the projected leaderboard.

The model’s top 2020 Masters predictions 

One huge shocker the model is calling for at the Masters 2020: DeChambeau, the defending U.S. Open champion and top favorite at William Hill, stumbles and barely cracks the top 10. DeChambeau proved his style of play can lead to a major championship title, winning the first major of his career in convincing fashion at Winged Foot in September. However, DeChambuau has struggled at Augusta National, finishing outside the top 25 in his last two starts at the Masters. 

DeChambeau has also finished 30th or worse in four of his last eight starts on the PGA Tour, and his inconsistent performances can be directly attributed to his inability to find the fairway off the tee. The 27-year-old enters the 2020 Masters Tournament with a 52.68 driving accuracy percentage, which ranks 205th on the PGA Tour. He also ranks 131st or worse in total putting (251.8), putting average (1.748) and one-putt percentage (36.81), which doesn’t bode well for his chances to finish on top of the 2020 Masters leaderboard at Augusta National. He’s not a strong pick to win it all and there are far better values in the Masters Tournament 2020 field.

Another surprise: Collin Morikawa, a 25-1 long shot, makes a strong run at the title. He has a much better chance to win it all than his odds imply, so he’s one of the 2020 Masters picks and sleepers you should be all over. The 2020 PGA Championship winner is now the No. 4 player in the world after collecting three victories and two more runner-up finishes in his first 18 months as a pro.

Morikawa didn’t turn pro until after the 2019 Masters and didn’t play Augusta National as an amateur, so this will be his first time competing the tournament. However, he’s one of the best iron players on tour after ranking second on the PGA Tour in strokes gained on approach last season and Augusta is historically a second shot course.

He also ranked 44th in strokes gained off the tee. Lock Morikawa in as one of your top 2020 Masters Tournament picks.

How to make 2020 Masters picks

Also, the model is targeting three other golfers with odds of 22-1 or higher to make a strong run at the title. Anyone who backs these underdogs could hit it big. You can only see them here.

So who will win Masters 2020? And which long shots stun the golfing world? Check out the odds below and then visit SportsLine to see the projected 2020 Masters leaderboard, all from the model that’s nailed six golf majors and is up over $12,000 since the restart to find out. 

2020 Masters odds (via William Hill)

Bryson DeChambeau 17-2
Jon Rahm 10-1
Rory McIlroy 11-1
Justin Thomas 12-1
Dustin Johnson 12-1
Xander Schauffele 14-1
Brooks Koepka 18-1
Patrick Cantlay 22-1
Collin Morikawa 25-1
Tiger Woods 28-1
Tyrrell Hatton 28-1
Webb Simpson 28-1
Bubba Watson 28-1
Patrick Reed 28-1
Hideki Matsuyama 33-1
Matthew Wolff 33-1
Tony Finau 33-1
Tommy Fleetwood 33-1
Adam Scott 40-1
Louis Oosthuizen 50-1
Sergio Garcia 50-1
Jason Day 50-1
Jordan Spieth 50-1
Paul Casey 50-1
Rickie Fowler 50-1
Justin Rose 50-1
Scottie Scheffler 60-1
Phil Mickelson 66-1
Matthew Fitzpatrick 66-1
Abraham Ancer 66-1
Sungjae Im 66-1
Shane Lowry 80-1
Gary Woodland 80-1
Lee Westwood 80-1
Joaquin Niemann 80-1
Cameron Smith 80-1
Cameron Champ 90-1
Matt Kuchar 100-1
Brendon Todd 100-1
Jason Kokrak 100-1
Kevin Kisner 125-1
Francesco Molinari 125-1
Ian Poulter 125-1
Danny Willett 125-1
Si-Woo Kim 125-1
Henrik Stenson 125-1
Matt Wallace 125-1
Marc Leishman 125-1
Brandt Snedeker 125-1
Billy Horschel 125-1


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