Martin Kaymer is the insane favorite to win the 2014 US Open

Martin Kaymer was amazing again on Saturday at the US Open. (Getty Images)
Martin Kaymer was amazing again on Saturday at the US Open. (Getty Images)

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Martin Kaymer continues to roll through the field at the US Open as he posted a strong 72 on Saturday to stay clear five clear of everyone else. 

Because he hasn't trailed he's easily the big-time favorite heading to Sunday but there are some big names lurking in case he falls apart like Retief Goosen did in 2005 with a final-round 81.

Rickie Fowler is the most notable of the group that trails and he's following a T5 at the Masters earlier this year with a fine performance at Pinehurst this week. If you're looking at somebody who could clean up a Kaymer disasters, he would be my pick.

The favorite

Martin Kaymer: 1-3

Other favorites

Henrik Stenson: 10-1
Rickie Fowler: 10-1
Dustin Johnson: 14-1 

Fringe favorites

Erik Compton: 25-1
Brandt Snedeker: 40-1
Matt Kuchar: 50-1 

Everyone else

Jordan Spieth: 80-1
Kevin Na: 80-1
Justin Rose: 80-1
Brooks Koepka: 125-1

Nobody else is even under 200-1. These are the only 11 golfers with a shot and really it's kind of just Kaymer and everybody else is praying. 

Kuchar is kind of interesting at 50-1 given that he's nine back. Stenson at 10-1 piques my interest as well -- he's only six back.

With my life on the line, though, I'm going Kaymer, even at 1-3 odds. I think he gets it dones on Sunday evening.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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