2021 Shriners Children’s Open Betting Odds, Picks & Preview: Scott, Pereira Lead Perry’s Card

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  • The 2021 Shriners Children's Open, one of the biggest events of the PGA TOUR's fall swing, kicks off Thursday morning from Las Vegas.
  • Josh Perry is targeting a few players in the mid-tier, including Adam Scott, who hasn't played in six weeks but nearly won the Wyndham in his final regular season start of 2021.
  • Get complete Shriners odds and Perry's full betting card below.

When the favorite wins, I won't.

So with Sam Burns taking down the Sanderson Farms, it's quite easy to move on.

The PGA TOUR heads out west this week for the Shriners Children's Open.

2021 Shriners Open Full Odds

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Brooks Koepka+1600
Abraham Ancer+1800
Webb Simpson+1800
Louis Oosthuizen+1800
Viktor Hovland+2000
Scottie Scheffler+2200
Will Zalatoris+2200
Harris English+2500
Kevin Na+2500
Sam Burns+2500
Paul Casey+2500
Hideki Matsuyama+2800
Sung-Jae Im+2800
Corey Conners+3500
Cameron Tringale+3500
Joaquin Niemann+4000
Patrick Reed+4000
Matthew Wolff+4000
Si Woo Kim+4500
Erik Van Rooyen+5000
Mito Pereira+5000
Charley Hoffman+5000
Aaron Wise+5000
Jason Kokrak+5500
Russell Henley+5500
Brian Harman+5500
Marc Leishman+6000
Adam Scott+6000
Ian Pouler+6000
Maverick McNealy+6000
Danny Willett+6500
Talor Gooch+7000
Kevin Streelman+7000
Seamus Power+8000
Rickie Fowler+8000
Ryan Palmer+8000
Charl Schwartzel+8000
Emiliano Grillo+10000
Patton Kizzire+10000
Lucas Glover+10000
Taylor Moore+10000
Rasmus Hojgaard+10000
Luke List+10000
Kevin Kisner+10000
Sahith Theegala+10000
Cameron Davis+10000
Pat Perez+10000
Carlos Ortiz+13000
Henrik Norlander+13000
Scott Piercy+13000
Sebastian Munoz+13000
Stewart Cink+13000
Stephan Jaeger+13000
Scott Stallings+15000
Dylan Frittelli+15000
Ryan Moore+15000
Charles Howell III+15000
Garrick Higgo+15000
Seth Reeves+15000
Matthew NeSmith+15000
Matt Jones+15000
Roger Sloan+15000
Cameron Young+15000
Adam Hadwin+15000
Peter Malnati+15000
Adam Schenk+15000
Chesson Hadley+15000
Francesco Molinari+15000
Troy Merritt+15000
Chez Reavie+15000
Joseph Bramlett+15000
Martin Laird+15000
Trey Mullinax+15000
Denny McCarthy+15000
Keith Mitchell+15000
Joel Dahmen+15000
Brendon Todd+15000
Brendan Steele+18000
Hayden Buckley+18000
Chad Ramey+18000
Nate Lashley+18000
Matt Kuchar+18000
Greyson Sigg+18000
Doug Ghim+18000
Zach Johnson+18000
Lanto Griffin+18000
Kyle Stanley+20000
Doc Redman+20000
Rory Sabbatini+20000
Nick Taylor+20000
Russell Knox+20000
Aaron Rai+20000
Brandon Hagy+20000
Nick Watney+20000
James Hahn+20000
Mark Hubbard+20000
Sam Ryder+20000
Hudson Swafford+20000
Hank Lebioda+20000
J.T. Poston+20000
Brandt Snedeker+20000
Harry Higgs+20000
Matt Wallace+20000
Kyoung Hoon Lee+20000
Anirban Lahiri+20000
Andrew Landry+20000
Davis Riley+25000
Bronson Burgoon+25000
Jimmy Walker+25000
Brian Stuard+25000
Michael Thompson+25000
Tom Hoge+25000
Adam Svensson+25000
Kevin Tway+25000
Graeme McDowell+30000
Adam Long+30000
Harry Hall+30000
Chun-An Yu+30000
Jim Herman+30000
Sunghoon Kang+30000
Brice Garnett+30000
Robert Streb+30000
Sepp Straka+30000
William McGirt+30000
Andrew Putnam+30000
Wyndham Clark+30000
Tyler McCumber+40000
Kevin Chappell+40000
Richy Werenski+40000
Camilo Villegas+40000
Noh Seung-yul+40000
Bill Haas+40000
Jonas Blixt+50000
Kelly Kraft+50000
Jesse Mueller+50000
Brian Gay+50000
Kyle Westmoreland+50000
Curtis Thompson+50000
Martin Trainer+50000

The Course

TPC Summerlin hosts the event, which is a pretty familiar stop for the TOUR during the fall swing. It’s a relatively easy course, measuring at 7,255 yards for a par 71 layout. Outside of the 2017 edition, when the winds picked up and 9-under par won in a playoff, the champion usually gets to around 20-under par.

The top players are tough to beat on this course. Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Cantlay and Webb Simpson have won here fairly recently.

However, without much trouble to test the players from tee to green, this can turn into a bit of a putting contest, and we’ll see the odd longshot triumph, like when Rod Pampling held off Brooks Koepka in 2016 or last year when Martin Laird won in a playoff.

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The Favorites

Much like last week, there's no clear cut favorite. Koepka and Viktor Hovland open here at +2000, which seems oddly bettable given the strength of this field. We see these two at this number when there are stronger players at the top.

In the next group between +2200 and +2500 we have a past winner in Simpson along with Abraham Ancer, Scottie Scheffler, Louis Oosthuizen and last week's winner Sam Burns.

Of that group, I'd lean Scheffler. He'll be confident after a solid week at the Ryder Cup where he knocked Jon Rahm and will be motivated to get that first PGA Tour title.

The Mid-Tier

I'll open my card here with Adam Scott at +5500 on DraftKings. Scott doesn't play much here, and it's been over two decades since he teed it up for UNLV, but hopefully he'll still have some comfort playing in Las Vegas. It's also his first start in nearly six weeks since being knocked from the FedExCup playoffs early.

However, he was second at the Wyndham in his final regular season start in a field of similar strength and probably should have won on that first playoff hole when he missed from four feet.

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We'll also go to Mito Periera at +5000 on BetMGM. Periera has worked his way into contention a few times since graduating from the Korn Ferry Tour. Even though the result wasn't great last week, he was still fourth in approach but managed to lose almost five strokes on the greens. If his tee to green game can hold up, he can play well here with a decent putting week.

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The Longshots

We'll start here with Sahith Theegala at 100/1 on BetMGM. Theegala had the 54-hole lead a week ago before drifting into eighth during his first real chance to contend on the PGA Tour.

But that result didn't come out of nowhere. He finished top six during two Korn Ferry Finals events to earn his card about a month ago. He's a West Coast guy from California whom I was keeping an eye on, so we'll try him here since the triple digits are still around.

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I'll also go to Roger Sloan at 150/1 on FanDuel. He's coming off a top 15 at Sanderson Farms and was sixth in strokes gained approach. He's not had success here before, but he's put together a few strong weeks with the irons dating back to last season and might be ready for a good week here as well.

The Shriners Card

  • Mito Periera +5000 (.66 units)
  • Adam Scott +5500 (.6 units)
  • Sahith Theegala +10000 (.33 units)
  • Roger Sloan +15000 (.22 units)

Total Stake: 1.81 units

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