WGC-Mexico Expert Picks for 2020 Tournament

Jason Schandl
WGC-Mexico expert picks have Rory McIlroy as a favorite to win the tournament.
WGC-Mexico expert picks have Rory McIlroy as a favorite to win the tournament. / Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images

PGA Expert Picks

The 2020 WGC-Mexico Championship returns to the PGA Tour stage this Thursday, Feb. 20, at Club De Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City.

This field isn't as loaded as last week's, but it still includes some heavy hitters in Rory McIlroy (+600), Dustin Johnson (+800), Jon Rahm (+1000), Justin Thomas (+1000) and Adam Scott (+1600). McIlroy is the favorite to win the tournament, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. With that in mind, here are a few expert picks and predictions to win this weekend's 2020 WGC-Mexico Championship.

WGC-Mexico Championship Expert Picks

PGATour.com's panel of golf experts are leaning in a few different directions, and Dustin Johnson was the only name to earn more than one endorsement.
- Sean Martin: Hideki Matsuyama
- Rob Bolton: Dustin Johnson
- Ben Everill: Dustin Johnson
- Cameron Morfit: Rory McIlroy
- Mike McCallister: Tommy Fleetwood

Sports Illustrated
Ryan Asselta, of Sports Illustrated, has his eyes on Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson as the most viable favorites to win this weekend's tournament. However, Asselta also notes that Tommy Fleetwood (+1800) and Sergia Garcia (+4100) could provide the best betting value as legitimate contenders as well. Lastly, Asselta is going with Tyrell Hatton (+6500) as his favorite sleeper pick to win the WGC-Mexico Championship.

USA Today
Esten McLaren, of USA Today Sports, is going with Rory McIlroy to win the WGC-Mexico Championship, but he also likes Adam Scott as a secondary tier-one option to win it all this Sunday.

Overall, we have a pretty concentrated set of picks among the experts highlighted above, with Johnson and McIlroy leading the way in predictions to win it all.
Total Expert Picks to Win The WGC-Mexico Championship:
- Rory McIlroy (3)
- Dustin Johnson (3)
- Hideki Matsuyama (1)
- Tommy Fleetwood (1)

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