When the world shut down as a result of COVID-19 pandemic final yr, The Match gave sports activities followers one thing to cheer about. Now, it’s again, with two new rivals and a few new, fascinating storylines.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, 37, and 2020 U.S. Open winner Bryson DeChambeau, 27, will battle Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, 43, and 2021 PGA Championship winner Phil Mickelson, 51, Tuesday night.
That is the fourth model of The Match and a second one with Brady and Mickelson as teammates. Final yr, the duo misplaced to ex-Colt Peyton Manning and famous person Tiger Woods.
After struggling for the primary six holes in 2020, Brady pulled off the shot of the night, holing out for eagle on the par-5 seventh gap.
Brady, who was getting chirped by analyst Charles Barkley previous to his shot, shouted “take a suck of that, Chuck.”
Brady has been main the trash-talking forward of this occasion, making enjoyable of Rodgers for the Packers kicking a discipline objective within the NFC Championship final yr in opposition to Brady’s Buccaneers.
How will all of it unfold? Right here’s all the pieces you might want to know in regards to the The Match 2021:
When is The Match 2021?
The Match 2021 is on Tuesday, July 6. The golfers will tee-off at roughly 5 p.m. EST.
The place is The Match 2021?
The Match 2021 will happen at Moonlight Basin in Huge Sky, Montana.
How can I watch The Match 2021?
The Match 2021 shall be broadcasted on Turner-owned TNT.
What are the principles for The Match 2021?
There’s an fascinating format for The Match 2021. The skilled golfers have their very own format, whereas the soccer gamers get to take a couple of shortcuts.
DeChambeau and Mickelson will tee off from the again tees, whereas Brady and Rodgers get to tee off from the ahead tees. Then, the crew chooses which tee shot they’ll play on their subsequent flip.
After choosing their ball, the teammates alternate photographs till the outlet is accomplished. The perfect rating wins the outlet and ties are halved. Play will go on till a crew is up extra holes than there are remaining — due to this fact, the competitors can finish as early because the tenth gap — and if tied at 18 holes, the play goes to sudden loss of life.
Who’re the favorites to win?
DeChambeau and Rodgers are heavy favorites to win. Mickelson is getting old, whereas DeChambeau is a younger star on the rise. Rodgers can also be thought-about a greater golfer than Brady — Rodgers’ finest handicap is 3.5 whereas Brady’s is roughly 8.1. Listed here are the percentages:
Bryson DeChambeau-Aaron Rodgers (-182) | Phil Mickelson-Tom Brady (+135)
Which prop bets can be found?
There are numerous prop bets to select from, together with who will win the primary gap, who will hit longer tee photographs and who will lead after six. Listed here are the percentages:
Gap 1 winner (no tie): DeChambeau-Rodgers (-125) | Mickelson-Brady (-106)
First to go up one: DeChambeau-Rodgers (-137) | Mickelson-Brady (+105)
Longest tee shot Gap 1: Bryson DeChambeau (-200) | Phil Mickelson (+140)
Longest tee shot Gap 6: Bryson DeChambeau (-200) | Phil Mickelson (+140)
Longest tee shot Gap 8: Bryson DeChambeau (-200) | Phil Mickelson (+140)
Chief after six holes (no tie): DeChambeau-Rodgers (-137) | Mickelson-Brady (+105)