With a number of top names such as Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Paul Casey (four of the world’s top 20) out of the GB&I team, Europe have a chance to take back the Trophy, Ladbrokes making them 4/5 favs to do so.
The in-form Thomas Bjorn plays, along with Matteo Manassero and others, and Bjorn, coming in off 2 tour wins, is 16/1 (bet365) to be top combined point scorers. Skybet make Bjorn 8/1 to be top Europe scorer. Lee Westwood is Boylesports’ 7/1 fav to take the most points at the competition.
GB&I have won the Trophy 16.5-11.5 3 consecutive times, a repeat is 18/1 with Betdaq while the same firm have 9/1 on a 15-13 win for Europe.