WATCH: 2021 John Deere Classic betting preview

SportsGrid previews the 2021 John Deere Classic, with PGA Tour golf odds, picks and predictions.

A weak PGA Tour field is in attendance for this week’s John Deere Classic ahead of the 2021 Open Championship. Daniel Berger enters the week as a heavy betting favorite in search of his second win of 2021. Let’s look at SportsGrid’s preview of the 2021 John Deere Classic.

Brian Harman leads the field at No. 8 in the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings.

SportsGrid breaks down the 2021 John Deere Classic:

2021 John Deere Classic odds

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  • Daniel Berger +1000
  • Brian Harman +1400
  • Sungjae Im +1600
  • Russell Henley +2000
  • Kevin Streelman +2200
  • Alex Noren +2800
  • Cameron Davis +3300
  • Si Woo Kim +3300
  • Aaron Wise +4000

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PLAY: 2021 John Deere Classic Golf Pick’em Contest – Round 1

Test your golf knowledge with our free round-by-round pick’em contest for the 2021 John Deere Classic.

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Bet Slippin’ Podcast: NBA Finals betting preview

Bet Slippin’ Podcast analyzes the odds and lines for the 2021 NBA Finals with picks and predictions for Game 1, the series and NBA Finals MVP.

This week’s episode of Bet Slippin’ Podcast sets the stage for the 2021 NBA Finals. Hosts Geoff Clark and Esten McLaren offer up sports betting advice with their picks, predictions and best bets based on the odds at BetMGM Sportsbook.

After looking at the NBA Finals odds and lines for Game 1 and the series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns, Geoff and Esten get ready for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Esten remains committed to the Tampa Bay Lightning and Geoff highlights a special bet available for Game 5.

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2021 John Deere Classic Fantasy Golf Power Rankings

Fantasy golf power rankings for the 2021 John Deere Classic, with PGA Tour odds, picks and predictions.

The John Deere Classic returns to the PGA Tour schedule in 2021 after last year’s event was canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A rather weak field is at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois, for the final event ahead of The Open Championship. Below, we look at the fantasy golf power rankings and odds for the 2021 John Deere Classic, with PGA Tour picks and predictions.

Brian Harman and Daniel Berger headline the field as the eighth- and ninth-ranked golfers, respectively, in the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings. Dylan Frittelli is back as the reigning champion of the John Deere Classic from 2019.

TPC Deere Run is a par 71 playing to 7,268 yards. All but two of the last 11 champions of the John Deere Classic finished 20-under par or better.

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2021 John Deere Classic: Fantasy Golf Top 20

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20. Sebastian Munoz (+6000)

Tied for 37th in 2019 after a missed cut in his first appearance at TPC Deere Run in 2017. He had a season-best finish of T-3 at the Charles Schwab Challenge before three straight missed cuts against stronger fields, but he rebounded with a T-67 last week.

19. Denny McCarthy (+10000)

Missed the cut in four of his last six events but had a couple of strong showings early this year including a T-3 at The Honda Classic. One of the top putters in this field with 0.53 Strokes Gained: Putting per round on the 2020-21 season.

18. Sepp Straka (+6600)

Collected his second top-10 finish of 2021 at the Travelers Championship before missing the cut at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. He was fifth in the field among those who made the cut at the Travelers in SG: Approach.

17. Doug Ghim (+6600)

Back up to 217th in the Official World Golf Ranking with three made cuts in his last four events including a T-14 finish at the Charles Schwab Challenge. Twenty-ninth on Tour in driving accuracy and averaging 0.87 SG: Tee-to-Green through 60 measured rounds this season.

16. Dylan Frittelli (+8000)

The 2019 champion of the John Deere Classic missed the cut in 10 of his 15 events this year with his lone top-10 finish being a T-9 in the WGC-Match Play. He has made just one appearance at TPC Deere Run but his 3.27 strokes gained on the field per round lead this year’s contingent.

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15. Beau Hossler (+6600)

Has been riding a hot putter to three straight top-25 finishes. He was fifth in the field among those who made the cut with 1.48 SG: Putting at TPC Deere Run in 2019.

14. Seamus Power (+3300)

Made the cut in each of the last three runnings of the John Deere Classic and has averaged 0.51 strokes gained on the field per round over his 12 rounds at this venue. He has made seven straight cuts on the PGA Tour with two top-10 finishes in that stretch.

13. Hank Lebioda (+4500)

Tied for fourth at last week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic with 1.52 SG: Putting per round. That’s the strongest part of his game and it’s often the difference at TPC Deere Run.

12. Zach Johnson (+4000)

His 62 rounds played at TPC Deere Run are the most in this field by a comfortable margin and he has averaged 1.55 strokes gained per round. He tied for 25th at the Travelers Championship two weeks ago.

11. Aaron Wise (+4000)

Averaging 0.97 SG: Tee-to-Green and 0.42 SG: Approach per round for the season. Has two top-10 finishes in his last five events.

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10. Si Woo Kim (+3300)

Will be focused on the John Deere Classic this week after withdrawing from The Open Championship in favor of the Olympics. He’ll be trying to get his game in top form for Tokyo.

9. Chez Reavie (+6000)

Twenty-eight career rounds played at TPC Deere Run with 0.16 strokes gained on the field per round. His putting has been disastrous this season, but he’s fourth on Tour in driving accuracy.

8. Cameron Davis (+3000)

Last week’s champ was near the top of the field in both SG: Around-the-Green and SG: Tee-to-Green. He does the bulk of his scoring on par 5s but will have one less opportunity this week at the shorter Deere Run.

7. Alex Noren (+2800)

Picked up his first top-10 finish of 2021 with a T-4 showing last week in a stronger field than this. He was strong across the board while averaging 1.70 SG: Tee-to-Green, 0.67 SG: Off-the-Tee and 0.64 SG: Around-the-Green.

6. Kevin Streelman (+2200)

Didn’t play this event in 2019 but tied for seventh in 2018 with a field-best 1.19 SG: Around-the-Green per round. He had four straight top-20 finishes before missing the cut at the Travelers Championship.

5. Kevin Na (+4500)

Leads all qualified golfers with 0.63 SG: Around-the-Green through 58 measured rounds this season. He’s also 36th in driving accuracy and is looking for his second win of 2021.

4. Russell Henley (+1800)

The 2019 runner-up is 46th on Tour in driving accuracy and tied for 14th in par 4 efficiency from this week’s key distance of 400-450 yards. He was in top form in the US Open and should finish better against the weaker field.

3. Daniel Berger (+1000)

This week’s betting favorite is the second-best player in the field by the Golfweek rankings. He has made five straight cuts and is coming off of a T-7 at the US Open but is likely to be looking ahead to The Open.

2. Brian Harman (+1400)

The 2014 champion of the John Deere Classic has averaged 1.08 strokes gained on the field over 24 career rounds at TPC Deere Run. He returns as the top-ranked player in the field.

1. Sungjae Im (+1600)

Tied for eighth last week while ranking in the top five of the field among those who made the cut in SG: Around-the-Green and SG: Tee-to-Green.

Like Kim, he won’t be participating in The Open while focusing on medaling at The Olympics in order to avoid military service in South Korea.

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2021 John Deere Classic odds, predictions and PGA Tour picks

Analyzing the golf odds to win the 2021 John Deere Classic, with PGA Tour picks, predictions and best bets.

TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., hosts this week’s John Deere Classic as the final tune-up to the 2021 Open Championship next week. A rather weak field is in attendance ahead of the sixth and final major of the 2020-21 PGA Tour season. Below, we look at the 2021 John Deere Classic odds and make our PGA Tour picks and predictions to win.

Brian Harman is the top player in the field at No. 8 in the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings. Daniel Berger, at No. 9, is the only other golfer from the top 10 in attendance. Cameron Davis comes in off his first career PGA Tour victory at last week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic.

TPC Deere Run measures 7,268 yards and plays to a par of 71. Five of the last six winning scores of the John Deere Classic were minus-20 or better. The 2020 tournament was canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2021 John Deere Classic picks – Favorite

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Russell Henley (+1800)

Henley was off last week after a T-19 finish at the Travelers Championship followed by his T-13 showing at the US Open. He returns to TPC Deere Run off of a runner-up finish in 2019 in which he averaged 2.11 Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green and 1.93 SG: Approach per round.

Henley’s 46th on Tour in driving accuracy and tied for 14th in par 4 efficiency from 400-450 yards. His most recent of three PGA Tour wins to date was at the 2017 Houston Open, but he enters the week in strong form and is one of the top-ranked players in the field at No. 34 in the Golfweek rankings.

The weaker field should allow for a top finish after his late collapse against the world’s best at the US Open.

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2021 John Deere Classic Classic picks – Contender

Beau Hossler (+6600)

Hossler has rung up three straight top-25 finishes with a T-19 at the Palmetto Championship, a T-10 at the Travelers Championship and a T-25 at last week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic. Once ranked as high as 64th in the Official World Golf Ranking, he enters this week at No. 288 but has been trending in the right direction in 2021.

He tied for 26th at the 2019 John Deere Classic with 1.48 SG: Putting per round. His putter has been the best part of his game this season.

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2021 John Deere Classic picks – Long shot

Bronson Burgoon (+12500)

Burgoon has averaged 0.85 strokes gained on the field per round over 12 career rounds at TPC Deere Run. Those three appearances include a distant runner-up finish to Michael Kim in 2018. He tied with three others that year, including 2018 Open champ Francesco Molinari.

The 34-year-old has missed three straight cuts, but he previously tied for 13th against quality fields at both the AT&T Byron Nelson and the Valspar Championship.

His two professional wins were on the Adams Pro Tour in 2012, but he has played well at this course and this is one of the weakest fields of the 2021 schedule.

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The Match 4 odds, predictions and golf picks for DeChambeau-Rodgers vs. Mickelson-Brady

Analyzing the golf odds for The Match 4, with picks and predictions for DeChambeau-Rodgers vs. Mickelson-Brady.

PGA Tour Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson and future NFL Hall of Famer Tom Brady team up once again to take on Bryson DeChambeau and Aaron Rodgers in The Match 4. The Match takes place Tuesday in Big Sky, Montana. Below, we look at The Match 4 odds and lines and make our golf picks and predictions to win.

Mickelson and Brady pair up for the first time since losing to Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning in The Match II. Mickelson, who defeated Woods in the first edition of “The Match”, then rebounded with partner Charles Barkley to defeat Stephen Curry and Manning last fall.

DeChambeau and Rodgers are making their first appearance in the made-for-TV golf exhibition. Rodgers is coming off an MVP season in the NFL as quarterback of the Green Bay Packers; DeChambeau is sixth in the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings and fourth in the FedExCup standings.

The Match 4 odds to win

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Bryson DeChambeau and Aaron Rodgers: -190 (bet $190 to win $100) | Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady: +150 (bet $100 to win $150)

DeChambeau and Rodgers are the favorites in The Match 4 with an implied win probability of 65.52%. Their odds can be expressed as a decimal of 1.53 or a fraction of 10/19.

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The Match 4 prop bets

There are also a series of prop bets available for The Match IV. Bettors can wager on which team will be nearest to the pin on each of the par 3s, who will win Hole 1 or take the first lead, and whether there’ll be a hole in one or an eagle in The Match.

Here are some of the most interesting options:

Will there be a hole in one? (Playoff holes don’t count): Yes +5000

Any eagle in tournament: Yes +1400

First to go 1 up: DeChambeau/Rodgers: -200 | Mickelson/Brady: +140

First hole birdies: DeChambeau/Rodgers: +550 | Mickelson/Brady: +750

Who will win Hole 1? DeChambeau/Rodgers: +175 | Mickelson/Brady: +300

The Match 4 picks and predictions

Mickelson and Barkley opened and closed as underdogs in The Match 3 against Curry and Manning. The books were proven wrong in distrusting the then-50-year-old Mickelson.

That’s unlikely to be the case this time. While he recently won the 2021 PGA Championship in a resurgent effort, he’s just 109th in the Golfweek rankings and has since finished outside the top 60 in each of his last three PGA Tour events.

DeChambeau and Rodgers (-190) should be backed for the victory, albeit at a steep price. Round out your betting card by backing the underdogs to birdie the first hole and/or take the first lead.

YES (+1400) to Will there be an eagle? is also a strong bet for a 14-1 return regardless of which team records it.

The Match 4 format and how to watch

Format: Modified alternate shot match play

Teams: Bryson DeChambeau and Aaron Rodgers vs. Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady

Where: The Reserve at Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana

When: Tuesday, July 6 at 5 p.m. ET

How to watch: TNT

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PLAY: Rocket Mortgage Classic Golf Pick’em Contest – Round 2

Test your golf knowledge with our free round-by-round pick’em contest for the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic.

Looking to get some action on this week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic? USA TODAY has you covered with a free-to-play golf pick’em contest as Davis Thompson takes a surprising lead into Round 2. Test your golf knowledge by making your picks for each round of the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic.

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WATCH: 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic course preview

SportsGrid previews the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic, with a complete course breakdown of Detroit Golf Club.

Defending champion Bryson DeChambeau returns to Detroit Golf Club as a heavy betting favorite for this week’s 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic. He’ll be challenged by a relatively weak field as many of the world’s top golfers prepare for The Open Championship elsewhere. Let’s look at SportsGrid’s preview of Detroit Golf Club and how the course may impact bets.

SportsGrid breaks down Detroit Golf Club for the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic:

2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic odds

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  • Bryson DeChambeau +750
  • Patrick Reed +1400
  • Hideki Matsuyama +1800
  • Webb Simpson +1800
  • Jason Kokrak +2200
  • Joaquin Niemann +2500
  • Matthew Wolff +2500
  • Will Zalatoris +3000
  • Jason Day +3300

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PLAY: 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic Golf Pick’em Contest – Round 1

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2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic odds, predictions and PGA Tour picks

Analyzing the golf odds to win the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic, with PGA Tour picks, predictions and best bets.

The PGA Tour returns to Detroit Golf Club as it hosts the third running of the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau returns as the defending champion and 2021 betting favorite. Below, we look at the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic odds and make our PGA Tour picks and predictions to win.

Detroit Golf Club measures 7,370 yards and plays to a par of 72. The Donald Ross design puts an emphasis on accuracy off the tee on the front nine, but the back nine is considerably more open and allows for plenty of scoring opportunities.

The two runnings of the event have seen rather different fields and leaderboards. The inaugural 2019 tournament was won by Nate Lashley with Doc Redman as the runner-up. Last year’s edition was one of the Tour’s first events back from the COVID-19 pandemic with DeChambeau winning over Matthew Wolff.

2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic picks – Favorite

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Will Zalatoris (+2500)

Zalatoris, 24, is 18th in the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings but remains in need of a win for full PGA Tour status and eligibility for the FedExCup Playoffs. He’s fifth in this field by the Golfweek rankings and shares the fifth-best odds to win.

His missed cut at the US Open was just his second through 15 events in 2021. That and a prior missed cut at the Wells Fargo Championship, have boosted his odds for this week.

Zalatoris has a runner-up finish at the Masters and three other top-10 finishes on the year, including a T-8 at the PGA Championship. He’s still averaging 1.51 Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green and 1.00 SG: Approach per round for the 2020-21 season.

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2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic picks – Contender

Doc Redman (+5500)

Redman has fallen to No. 131 in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) with six missed cuts through 15 events this year, but he tied for second against a weaker field at the Palmetto Championship and for 61st at last week’s Travelers Championship.

Course history is on his side with his runner-up finish in 2019 and a T-21 in the stronger field last year.

His approach game has been sharp this season, and he has been better with the putter of late. He also averaged 1.23 SG: Around-the-Green per round at the Palmetto as a considerable improvement on the weakest part of his game.

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2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic picks – Long shot

Mackenzie Hughes (+15000)

Hughes tied for 76th last week following his Sunday collapse and T-15 finish at the US Open. He lost a woeful 0.84 strokes per round off the tee last week; however, he remained strong around the greens and has been one of the Tour’s most consistent putters this season.

He didn’t play this event last year after a T-21 finish in 2019. He averaged 1.26 SG: Tee-to-Green and 0.84 SG: Approach per round in that appearance.

Mainly, this number is far too high for someone who was recently in the top 50 of the OWGR and has begun showing signs of old form after a stretch of five straight missed cuts.

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