Make Smarter Masters Wagers

The Masters is in the books for yet another year, with Hideki Matsuyama holding onto a 1-shot victory on Sunday after putting forth a round for the ages on Saturday.  

While we wait months for the 2022 Masters, enjoy every shot from Matsuyama's final round. 

As Jim Nantz famously said, the Masters is "a tradition unlike any other." And as we like to say, the Masters is a betting tradition unlike any other. We've got your wagers covered from all angles so you can make smarter Masters bets.

Masters odds

One of the great things about this tournament is that you can bet on Masters odds all year long. Odds for the 2022 tournament opened in April 2021, with oddsmakers setting four golfers as co-faves: Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, and Justin Thomas.

The field

Choosing who to bet on from a Masters field comprised of about 90 of the very best golfers in the world can be overwhelming. But we've simplified things by breaking down the field into six categories and giving you the analysis you need to make informed wagers.

Masters picks & predictions

We've already started making our pre-tournament picks and predictions for the Masters. We'll be adding new picks daily until the tournament begins, and then adding picks for Rounds 2-4 as soon as the previous round is complete.

Our picks coverage for the 2021 Masters:

Masters props

The prop betting menu for the Masters is the biggest of the entire golf calendar. From betting on whether there will be a hole-in-one to which golfer will finish as the top American, the options for Masters props are seemingly endless.  

Projected cut line

Oddsmakers have set the projected cut for the 2021 Masters at +3.5. We'll be monitoring and updating the current projected cut from the beginning of Round 1 until the end of Round 2 once the tournament begins. 

Betting tips

Did you know that an American has won the Masters three years in a row? Or that Brooks Koepka has won four times over his last 12 majors appearances? We bring you our 18 must-read betting tips for the Masters

Masters leaderboard

Once you've placed your bets, you'll want to track them. Our favorite place to do that is via the Masters leaderboard at the tournament's official website

Masters tee times

Tee times for the 2021 Masters will be announced during Masters week, either Monday, April 5 or Tuesday, April 6. Players can't be grouped together until then as the official Masters field isn't set yet.

Masters coverage

One qualm that golf fans have every year is the struggle to watch the Masters, especially early on during the tournament, as TV coverage is limited. But the official website has become an excellent place to stream the Masters and has coverage of featured groups and holes when there is no coverage on television. 

Masters TV schedule

CBS has been the official TV broadcaster of the Masters every year since 1956 and continues to televise Rounds 3 and 4. ESPN holds the television rights to Rounds 1 and 2. The exact times for the 2021 TV schedule will be released close to the event.

August National

The Masters is played annually at hallowed Augusta National in Augusta, Ga. One of the most famous courses in the World, Augusta is a 7,768-yard par-72, featuring Ryegrass fairways and Bentgrass greens. 

The private course was established in 1933 and began hosting the Masters the following year. It also began hosting the National Women's Amateur in 2019. 

The 2021 payout

For the fourth straight year, the Masters paid out from an $11.5 million purse. The champion, Hideki Matsuyama, took home $2,070,000. Will Zalatoris pocketed $1,242,000 for his runner-up finish.

The coveted Green Jacket

Money isn't the only thing that golfers play for at Augusta. There's also the coveted Masters Green Jacket. This is a tradition that started in 1937 when all Augusta National members wore the jackets at the tournament to make them stand out from the public. It wasn't until 1949 that the winners began receiving the Green Jacket — and the first one was awarded to Sam Snead.

How to bet on golf

If you're betting on the Masters, you'll want to know the basics of how to bet on golf first. The most popular way to bet on golf is by simply picking the winner, which is also referred to as an outright. There are plenty of other ways to wager, however, including top finishes, head-to-head matchups, and plenty of props.

Masters betting sites

You'll find Masters betting options at pretty much every online sportsbook in the world. Most sportsbooks will allow you to bet on the winner of the next Masters tournament for most of the year, with odds changing throughout the year due to current form and injuries. Once the Masters field is set, sportsbooks will open more betting markets. 

If you're looking to place a bet on the Masters, take a look at our recommendations for best golf betting sites.

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