U.S. Open Odds 2012: Tiger Woods The Favorite Heading Into The Second Round

June 14, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; Tiger Woods tees off on the 2nd hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open golf tournament at The Olympic Club. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

Tiger Woods is now a 9/4 favorite heading into the second round of the U.S. Open.

Tiger Woods is tied for second place following the first round of the 2012 U.S. Open, but he is the betting favorite heading into round two.

Woods enters round two as the 9/4 favorite, up from the 6/1 odds he was given to prior to the start of the tournament. Justin Rose, who is also tied for second place at 1-under, has the second-best odds heading into Friday's second round at 8/1.

Matt Kuchar, who shot an even-par 70 in the first round, has the third best odds at 14/1. Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk are both listed with 16/1 odds following the first round. First round leader Michael Thompson is now a 25/1 favorite.

Phil Mickelson, who was a 20/1 favorite prior to the tournament, is now a 125/1 favorite following his 6-over 76 in the first round. Luke Donald fell from a 12/1 favorite pre-tournament to a 150/1 favorite after he shot a 9-over 79 on Thursday.

Complete odds heading into the second round of the U.S. Open can be found here.

For all your news and updates in the run up to the 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic, visit SB Nation's dedicated golf hub. Be sure to head over to USOpen.com for even more coverage from the event.

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