2018 Ryder Cup Preview: Can Patrick Reed Continue His Ryder Cup Heroics?

Sep 25, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

Oct 2, 2016; Chaska, MN, USA; Patrick Reed of the United States reacts to a putt on the first green during the single matches in 41st Ryder Cup Hazeltine National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sport

For betting odds and analysis of all 24 golfers in the 2018 Ryder Cup field, check out this page.

Patrick Reed’s Ryder Cup Betting Odds

  • Odds to be highest-scoring golfer: +1200
  • Odds to be highest-scoring team member: +700
  • Point total odds: 2.5 (o +150, u -190)
  • Ryder Cup appearances: 2
  • Ryder Cup match play history: 2-0 (100.0%)
  • Ryder Cup foursome history: 1-0-2 (100.0%)
  • Ryder Cup fourball history: 3-1 (75.0%)

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Patrick Reed’s Ryder Cup Outlook

Best asset: He’s Captain America! For years, the U.S. side needed a fiery foil to European lightning rod Ian Poulter, and they’ve found it in Reed, who similarly channels a level of emotion and passion that remains unparalleled from his teammates’.

Worst asset: Recent form. Since winning the Masters in April, it’s been only a so-so year for Reed, who hasn’t exactly struggled but hasn’t played his best golf, either.

Ryder Cup Confidence Rating: 8 out of 10. Undoubtedly paired with Jordan Spieth once again, Reed should own a strong comfort level in a decidedly uncomfortable environment. Don’t be surprised to see him shushing the European galleries throughout the weekend.

Expert Predictions: Over/Under 2.5 Points

Sobel: Under
Perry: Over
Mears: Over

Patrick Reed’s Metrics

Here’s how Reed ranks in the Ryder Cup field in several key metrics.

  • Strokes Gained: Total: 35th in world, 20th in field
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 38th in world, 18th in field
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 84th in world, 20th in field
  • Strokes Gained: Putting: 76th in world, 13th in field

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