2024 U.S. Open odds, predictions, picks: Scottie Scheffler projection by golf model that called last 2 majors


                        2024 U.S. Open odds, predictions, picks: Scottie Scheffler projection by golf model that called last 2 majors
By: CBS Sports Posted On: June 10, 2024 View: 9

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Scottie Scheffler continues to put together one of the most dominant years in PGA history. The No. 1 player in both the world and in the FedEx Cup Standings won his fifth tournament of the year over the weekend, holding off Collin Morikawa in the Memorial. That's Scheffler's fifth win in his last eight events and he hasn't finished outside the top 10 in any start this year. He'll go for his sixth overall win and his second major of the year beginning on Thursday at the 2024 U.S. Open, which will take place at Pinehurst Resort Course No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.

Scheffler is the 11-4 favorite in the 2024 U.S. Open odds, up from 4-1 since winning the Memorial Tournament. The trio of Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele and Bryson DeChambeau are all 10-1. Other notables on the PGA odds board entering the U.S. Open 2024 include two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka at 20-1, defending U.S. Open champion Wyndham Clark at 33-1 and three-time U.S. Open champion Tiger Woods at 125-1. Before locking in your 2024 U.S. Open picks or Scottie Scheffler props, be sure to see the golf predictions and projected leaderboard from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

Our proprietary model, built by DFS pro Mike McClure, has been red-hot since the PGA Tour resumed in June of 2020. In fact, the model is up almost $9,000 on its best bets since the restart, nailing tournament after tournament.

McClure's model correctly predicted Scottie Scheffler would finish on top of the leaderboard at the 2024 Masters, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and The Players Championship this season. McClure also included Hideki Matsuyama in his best bets to win the 2024 Genesis Invitational. That bet hit at +9000, and for the entire tournament, McClure's best bets returned nearly $1,000.

The model also predicted Jon Rahm would be victorious at the 2023 Sentry Tournament of Champions and The American Express. At the 2023 Masters, the model was all over Rahm's second career major victory heading into the weekend. Rahm was two strokes off the lead heading into the third round, but the model still projected him as the winner. It was the second straight Masters win for the model, which also nailed Scheffler winning in 2022.

This same model has also nailed a whopping 12 majors entering the weekend, including three straight Masters and the 2024 PGA Championship. Anyone who has followed it has seen massive returns.

Now with the U.S. Open 2024 field taking shape, SportsLine simulated the tournament 10,000 times, and the results were surprising. Head to SportsLine now to see the projected leaderboard.

Top 2024 U.S. Open predictions 

One major surprise: Justin Thomas, a 35-1 longshot, makes a strong run at the title. He's a target for anyone looking for a huge payday. Thomas' first major start came at Pinehurst at the 2014 U.S. Open, when he was 21 years old and qualified via a sectional regional. He didn't even have his PGA Tour card and missed the cut at the major, but also gained invaluable experience with the course. That should serve him well for this year's tournament, as should his solid play this year on tour. In fact, he sits 14th in the FedEx Cup standings after finishing 71st last season.

Thomas entered the Memorial with three straight top-25s, including two of those being top 10 finishes. His scoring average (adjusted) ranks 11th on the PGA Tour, and just six golfers are averaging more birdies per round than the two-time major winner. He's excelling in both the long and short games, ranking 19th in total driving efficiency and 10th in strokes gained: around-the-green. Given his past major success and the rebound in his play this season, it's surprising that there are 14 golfers with shorter 2024 U.S. Open odds, so Thomas is a steal for PGA bets.

The model has also examined where Scottie Scheffler finishes. Few question Scheffler's status as a top contender, however golf bettors must contemplate the value as his odds continue to drop. At 11-4, he's now lower than 3-1 odds, making him one of the heaviest favorites in golf major history.

This is the seventh time that Scheffler has been favored in a major since 2023, though he's only won one major during that span. He's also still looking for his first major win outside of Augusta. The U.S. Open, however, has been where he's come the closest, finishing third in 2023 and T2 in 2022. The model just locked in its Scottie Scheffler U.S. Open picks here..

How to make 2024 U.S. Open picks

The model is also targeting two other golfers with odds of 20-1 or longer to make a strong run at the title. Anyone who backs these longshots could hit it big. You can only see the model's picks here.

Who will win the 2024 U.S. Open, and which longshots will stun the golfing world? Check out the U.S. Open 2024 odds below and then visit SportsLine to see the projected U.S. Open leaderboard, all from the model that's nailed 12 golf majors, including the last three Masters and the PGA Championship.

2024 U.S. Open odds, field

Get full 2024 U.S. Open picks, best bets, and predictions here.

Scottie Scheffler 11-4
Rory McIlroy 10-1
Xander Schauffele 10-1
Bryson DeChambeau 10-1
Viktor Hovland 12-1
Ludvig Aberg 14-1
Collin Morikawa 14-1
Brooks Koepka 20-1
Jon Rahm 25-1
Patrick Cantlay 28-1
Cameron Smith 28-1
Max Homa 28-1
Wyndham Clark 33-1
Justin Thomas 35-1
Hideki Matsuyama 35-1
Cameron Young 40-1
Dustin Johnson 40-1
Jordan Spieth 40-1
Matt Fitzpatrick 40-1
Sahith Theegala 45-1
Tom Kim 45-1
Tony Finau 45-1
Tommy Fleetwood 45-1
Jason Day 45-1
Sungjae Im 50-1
Min Woo Lee 50-1
Tyrrell Hatton 50-1
Si Woo Kim 55-1
Will Zalatoris 55-1
Shane Lowry 60-1
Corey Conners 60-1
Sam Burns 60-1
Dean Burmester 60-1
Keegan Bradley 60-1
Byeong-Hun An 70-1
Brian Harman 75-1
Patrick Reed 80-1
Sepp Straka 90-1
Stephan Jaeger 90-1
David Puig 90-1
Russell Henley 90-1
Adrian Meronk 90-1
Jake Knapp 100-1
Justin Rose 100-1
Billy Horschel 100-1
Chris Kirk 100-1
Aaron Rai 100-1
Nicolai Hojgaard 100-1
Thomas Detry 125-1
Eric Cole 125-1
Phil Mickelson 125-1
Rickie Fowler 125-1
Tom McKibbin 125-1
Akshay Bhatia 125-1
Tiger Woods 125-1
Christiaan Bezuidenhout 125-1
Austin Eckroat 150-1
Victor Perez 150-1
Taylor Pendrith 150-1
Daniel Berger 150-1
Denny McCarthy 150-1
Cameron Davis 150-1
Emiliano Grillo 175-1
Taylor Moore 175-1
Ryan Fox 175-1
Tom Hoge 175-1
Harris English 175-1
Eugenio Chacarra 175-1
Adam Schenk 175-1
Adam Hadwin 175-1
Erik Van Rooyen 200-1
Nick Taylor 200-1
Kurt Kitayama 200-1
Rikuya Hoshino 200-1
J.T. Poston 200-1
Mackenzie Hughes 200-1
Beau Hossler 200-1
Lucas Glover 200-1
Seamus Power 225-1
Grant Forrest 225-1
Adam Svensson 225-1
Davis Thompson 225-1
Harry Higgs 250-1
Gary Woodland 250-1
Mark Hubbard 250-1
Matthieu Pavon 250-1
Richard Mansell 250-1
Webb Simpson 250-1
Greyson Sigg 250-1
Ben Kohles 300-1
Brendon Todd 300-1
Tim Widing 300-1
Sam Bairstow 300-1
Peter Malnati 300-1
Sam Bennett 300-1
Matteo Manassero 300-1
Gordon Sargent 300-1
Jason Scrivener 300-1
Justin Lower 350-1
Casey Jarvis 350-1
Chesson Hadley 350-1
Nicolas Echavarria 350-1
Nick Dunlap 350-1
Zac Blair 350-1
Frankie Capan III 400-1
Max Greyserman 400-1
Matt Kuchar 400-1
S.H. Kim 400-1
Robert Rock 400-1
Chris Petefish 400-1
Rico Hoey 400-1
Wells Williams 500-1
Sung Kang 500-1
Charles Reiter 500-1
Federik Kjettrup 500-1
Ashton McCulloch 500-1
Ryo Ishikawa 500-1
Isaiah Salinda 500-1
Mcclure Meissner 500-1
Brandon Wu 500-1
Jackson Buchanan 500-1
Michael McGowan 500-1
Jim Herman 500-1
Brian Campbell 500-1
Logan McAllister 500-1
Carson Schaake 500-1
John Chin 500-1
Benjamin James 500-1
Omar Morales 500-1
Luke Clanton 500-1
Neal Shipley 500-1
Gunnar Broin 500-1
Stewart Hagestad 500-1
Carter Jenkins 500-1
Francisco Molinari 500-1
Brandon Robinson Thompson 500-1
Taisei Shimizu 500-1
Chris Naegel 500-1
Willie Mack III 500-1
Hiroshi Tai 500-1
Parker Bell 500-1
Takumi Kanaya 500-1
Colin Prater 500-1
Andrew Svoboda 500-1
Bryan Kim 500-1
Santiago De La Fuente 500-1
Riki Kawamoto 500-1
Joey Vrzich 500-1
Edoardo Molinari 500-1
Martin Kaymer 750-1

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