Spieth listed as favorite entering weekend of Hero World Challenge

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While Tiger Woods was melting social media Friday with a third-round 68, Jordan Spieth quietly moved himself into contention at the Hero World Challenge.

Spieth is tied for second at 9-under with Tommy Fleetwood, but enters the weekend as the favorite to win the event with 5-2 odds. The 36-hole leader, Charley Hoffman, is next at 3-1, followed by Justin Rose slotted at 6-1 and Tommy Fleetwood at 8-1.

Woods, who's tied for fifth at 7-under par, comes in at 15-1.

Player Odds
Jordan Spieth 5-2
Charley Hoffman 3-1
Justin Rose 6-1
Tommy Fleetwood 8-1
Rickie Fowler 10-1
Hideki Matsuyama 10-1
Tiger Woods 15-1
Justin Thomas 25-1
Matt Kuchar 25-1
Francesco Molinari 25-1
Dustin Johnson 30-1
Patrick Reed 30-1
Kevin Chappell 50-1
Henrik Stenson 100-1
Kevin Kisner 200-1
Alex Noren 200-1
Brooks Koepka 1000-1
Daniel Berger 1000-1