The Odds And Props For Tiger Woods Vs. Phil Mickelson $10 Million Match Are Interesting

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Remember back when we shared the prop bets and odds for Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson at The Players Championship back in May?

And remember how Phil decided to talk a little friendly smack about him being paired with his long-time nemesis Tiger, saying, “Why don’t we just bypass all the ancillary stuff of a tournament and just go head-to-head and just have kind of a high-stake, winner-take-all match. Now, I don’t know if he wants a piece of me, but I just think it’d be something that would be really fun for us to do, and I think there would be a lot of interest in it if we just went straight to the final round.” (Phil DOES love to wager – and lose – on golf.)

Tiger’s response was, “We’ll play for whatever makes him uncomfortable.”

Well, now it’s much more than smack talk as Woods and Mickelson are actually planning a televised $10 million, winner-take-all match.

Which, in turn means, of course, that odds-makers like out buds over at have taken the bait and officially established Tiger as a 2/3 favorite over Lefty based upon his successful match-play track record, if and when this special event takes place.

Speaking of if and when, the event itself now sits at 1/2 odds of actually happening. Meanwhile, the odds-makers favor Tiger wearing his traditional Sunday red shirt (3/1) and have installed ABC/ESPN (4/3) as favorites to broadcast the event and Nevada (5/3) as the host location.

The odds-makers also expect the promoters to pull a page from boxing’s playbook and offer an undercard. Odds for potential players on the undercard include: Rory McIlroy: 4/1, Patrick Reed: 4/1; Dustin Johnson: 7/1; Sergio Garcia: 15/1; Michelle Wi: 24/1, John Daly: 24/1, Tony Romo: 39/1; Lexi Thompson: 39/1; John Smoltz: 49/1; Justin Timberlake: 74/1; and Charles Barkley: 99/1.

Check out the full list of odds and props on Tiger vs. Phil below…

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