Europe Currently 1.67 Favourites to Win Ryder Cup

Published on September 24th, 2014 5:32 pm EST

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Ryder Cup - Official LogoWhen you have the best player in the world on your team, chances are that you will be the favourites to win the Ryder Cup.

With the Ryder Cup starting this Friday, the European side are listed as the favourites. According to the bookmakers, Europe is 1.67 to win the Ryder Cup while the Americans are listed at 2.62. The odds of a tie, in case you were curious, are 11.00.

Let's look at the two sides:

Europe

Rory McIlroy
Justin Rose
Sergio Garcia
Ian Poulter
Henrik Stenson
Graeme McDowell
Martin Kaymer
Lee Westwood
Jamie Donaldson
Victor Dubuisson
Stephen Gallacher
Thomas Bjorn

United States

Rickie Fowler
Phil Mickelson
Jim Furyk
Keegan Bradley
Matt Kuchar
Bubba Watson
Jordan Spieth
Hunter Mahan
Zach Johnson
Webb Simpson
Jimmy Walker
Patrick Reed

According to the bookmakers, the odds of Rory McIlroy posting the most points over the course of the event is 8.00, while Justin Rose is currently listed at 13.00.

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Will Europe win as expected or will the United States pull off an unexpected win?

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