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British Open odds 2015: Dustin Johnson overtakes Jordan Spieth as betting favorite

Johnson held the clubhouse lead after the first round and is now the favorite to win.

Ian Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Spieth opened the 2015 British Open as the betting favorite with 9/2 odds. It only took 18 holes for oddsmakers to install a new favorite. Dustin Johnson opened the tournament with a 7-under round 65, good enough for a one-stroke lead and to make him the new favorite. Johnson is now a 10/3 favorite to win with Spieth second at 4/1, according to Bovada.

Spieth's odds dropped, but only slightly as he opened with a 5-under round of 67. He's two shots off of Johnson's lead who opened the tournament as the second favorite at 12/1. The two battled down to the 72nd hole at the U.S. Open and if the odds prove true, are in for another head-to-head showdown for a major championship. Johnson played beautifully on Thursday combining his length off the tee with a hot putter to card the round of the day.

Jason Day is right in the thick of the leaderboard at 6-under and is one of the favorites. He's a 9/1 favorite, the third best odds. Louis Oosthuizen at 14/1 and Zach Johnson at 16/1 round out the top five. Rickie Fowler had the third-best odds entering the tournament at 16/1. He mustered only an even-par opening round and the result was a huge drop in his odds to 40/1.

Fowler's drop was significant, but no where near the biggest fall. That would belong to Tiger Woods. Woods was a 20/1 favorite heading into the first round. He then proceeded to card a 4-over round of 76 to fall 11 shots off the lead. He was completely removed off Bovada's betting board, which run odds up to 1000/1.

Here is a complete look at the betting odds from Bovada heading into the second round.

Player Odds
Dustin Johnson 10/3
Jordan Spieth 4/1
Jason Day 9/1
Louis Oosthuizen 14/1
Zach Johnson 16/1
Danny Willett 22/1
Adam Scott 28/1
Charl Schwartzel 28/1
Branden Grace 33/1
Luke Donald 35/1
Justin Rose 40/1
Phil Mickelson 40/1
Retief Goosen 40/1
Rickie Fowler 40/1
Robert Streb 40/1
Kevin Na 50/1
Paul Casey 50/1
Paul Lawrie 50/1
Sergio Garcia 50/1
Marc Warren 55/1
Tommy Fleetwood 65/1
Bubba Watson 80/1
Martin Kaymer 80/1
Matt Kuchar 80/1
Brooks Koepka 100/1
David Howell 100/1
Henrik Stenson 100/1
Matt Jones 100/1
David Lingmerth 150/1
Greg Owen 150/1
Hideki Matsuyama 150/1
Jimmy Walker 150/1
Kevin Kisner 150/1
Lee Westwood 150/1
Patrick Reed 150/1
Webb Simpson 150/1
Marc Leishman 175/1
Alexander Levy 200/1
Bernd Wiesberger 200/1
Ryan Palmer 200/1
Shane Lowry 200/1
Thomas Bjørn 200/1
Anirban Lahiri 250/1
Brandt Snedeker 250/1
Ernie Els 250/1
Francesco Molinari 250/1
Graeme McDowell 250/1
Graham De Laet 250/1
Jordan Niebrugge 250/1
Marcel Siem 250/1
Rafa Cabrera Bello 250/1
Ross Fisher 250/1
Steven Bowditch 250/1
Tyrrell Hatton 250/1
Brendon Todd 300/1
Geoff Ogilvy 300/1
Harris English 300/1
Jamie Donaldson 300/1
Jim Furyk 300/1
Russell Knox 300/1
Andy Sullivan 400/1
Anthony Wall 400/1
Billy Horschel 400/1
Eddie Pepperell 400/1
Gary Woodland 400/1
Hunter Mahan 400/1
Ian Poulter 400/1
J B Holmes 400/1
Padraig Harrington 400/1
Stewart Cink 400/1
Cameron Tringale 500/1
Charley Hoffman 500/1
Danny Lee 500/1
Jason Dufner 500/1
John Senden 500/1
Richie Ramsay 500/1
Rikard Karlberg 500/1
Romain Langasque 500/1
Thongchai Jaidee 500/1
Greg Chalmers 600/1
Oliver Schniederjans 600/1
Paul Dunne 600/1
Ashley Chesters 1000/1