2012 Ryder Cup odds: Tiger Woods 5/1 as top American point scorer

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are heavy favorites this week at Medinah.

As the 2012 Ryder Cup gets underway this Friday from Medinah Country Club outside of Chicago, oddsmakers are trying to predict the top performers on both the American and European squads.

Tiger Woods tops the list as top American point scorer with 5/1 odds, while Rory McIlroy is the 5/1 favorite to be the top European player this week. Woods is also atop the list of top overall points leader at 8/1 odds, followed by McIlroy at 10/1 and Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Dustin Johnson and Ian Poulter at 14/1.

Here's a look at some of the prop bets from Oddsshark for this year's Ryder Cup:

Top European Points Scorer:

  • Rory McIlroy 5/1
  • Luke Donald 11/2
  • Graeme McDowell 7/1
  • Ian Poulter 7/1
  • Justin Rose 7/1
  • Lee Westwood 7/1
  • Sergio Garcia 8/1
  • Francesco Molinari 20/1
  • Martin Kaymer 20/1
  • Nicolas Colsaerts 18/1
  • Peter Hanson 25/1
  • Paul Lawrie 25/1

Top American Points Scorer:

  • Tiger Woods 5/1
  • Steve Stricker 8/1
  • Phil Mickelson 8/1
  • Dustin Johnson 9/1
  • Matt Kuchar 10/1
  • Bubba Watson 10/1
  • Keegan Bradley 12/1
  • Webb Simpson 12/1
  • Jim Furyk 11/1
  • Jason Dufner 14/1
  • Zach Johnson 14/1
  • Brandt Snedeker 12/1

Top Combined Points Scorer:

  • Tiger Woods 8/1
  • Rory McIlroy 10/1
  • Lee Westwood 14/1
  • Luke Donald 14/1
  • Dustin Johnson 14/1
  • Ian Poulter 14/1
  • Steve Stricker 16/1
  • Graeme McDowell 16/1
  • Matt Kuchar 16/1
  • Phil Mickelson 16/1
  • Sergio Garcia 16/1
  • Justin Rose 16/1
  • Jason Dufner 20/1
  • Keegan Bradley 20/1
  • Webb Simpson 20/1
  • Bubba Watson 20/1
  • Zach Johnson 22/1
  • Jim Furyk 22/1
  • Francesco Molinari 33/1
  • Nicolas Colsaerts 33/1
  • Brandt Snedeker 33/1
  • Martin Kaymer 33/1
  • Peter Hanson 50/1
  • Paul Lawrie 50/1

Top American Rookie:

  • Jason Dufner +250
  • Keegan Bradley +250
  • Webb Simpson +275
  • Brandt Snedeker +300

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