2022 British Open Odds, Picks: 3 Players to Target in Betting Market, Including Jon Rahm

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2022 Open Championship Odds

Rory McIlroy+900
Jon Rahm+1000
Scottie Scheffler+1000
Matthew Fitzpatrick+1200
Collin Morikawa+1500
Jordan Spieth+1500
Justin Thomas+1500
Will Zalatoris+1500
Cameron Smith+1800
Patrick Cantlay+2000
Xander Schauffele+2000
Dustin Johnson+2500
Sam Burns+2500
Shane Lowry+2500
Tiger Woods+2500
Viktor Hovland+2500
Brooks Koepka+3000
Louis Oosthuizen+4000
Sergio Garcia+4000
Tommy Fleetwood+4000
Tyrrell Hatton+4000
Bryson Dechambeau+5000
Joaquin Niemann+5000
Ryan Fox+5000
Sungjae Im+5000
Tony Finau+5000
Adam Scott+6000
Justin Rose+6000
Paul Casey+6000
Robert MacIntyre+6000
Corey Conners+7500
Daniel Berger+7500
Jason Day+7500
Rafael Cabrera Bello+7500
Abraham Ancer+8000
Billy Horschel+8000
Harris English+8000
Lee Westwood+8000
Marc Leishman+8000
Max Homa+8000
Patrick Reed+8000
Alex Noren+10000
Branden Grace+10000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout+10000
Erik Van Rooyen+10000
Keegan Bradley+10000
Kevin Kisner+10000
Lucas Herbert+10000
Rickie Fowler+10000
Thomas Pieters+10000
Victor Perez+10000
Webb Simpson+10000
Danny Willett+12500
Dean Burmester+12500
Francesco Molinari+12500
Gary Woodland+12500
Ian Poulter+12500
Jason Kokrak+12500
Russell Henley+12500
Bernd Wiesberger+15000
Brian Harman+15000
Henrik Stenson+15000
Kevin Na+15000
Matt Kuchar+15000
Matt Wallace+15000
Minwoo Lee+15000
Nicolai Hojgaard+15000
Padraig Harrington+15000
Phil Mickelson+15000
Sam Horsfield+15000
Thomas Detry+15000
Andy Sullivan+20000
Garrick Higgo+20000
Mackenzie Hughes+20000
Richard Bland+20000
Ryan Palmer+20000
Stewart Cink+20000
Dylan Frittelli+25000
Guido Migliozzi+25000
Justin Harding+25000
Kevin Streelman+25000
Martin Kaymer+25000
Matt Jones+25000
Zach Johnson+25000
Alexander Bjork+30000
Ashley Chesters+30000
Brandt Snedeker+30000
Charley Hoffman+30000
Emiliano Grillo+30000
Jason Scrivener+30000
Laurie Canter+30000
Lucas Glover+30000
Jimmy Walker+50000

The futures market this year has left a lot to be desired.  Especially in the weeks leading up to majors, it's become obvious that sportsbooks don't want to get caught hanging a great number in the futures market and get burned on it later.

However, we’ve seen odds get markedly better on the Monday of the week of the major. After odds “reset” when the week begins, there tends to be much more value in the market available to bettors. Throughout the years, I've noticed that this amplifies even more so for the Open Championship.

Here are some bets that I have my eye on if the price is right.

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Jon Rahm

Rahm's number next week will be greatly impacted by his performance in this week's Scottish Open. If he wins or contends deep into Sunday, it's unlikely that we will get a great number on him for the Open Championship. If he struggles, however, I can envision a scenario similar to the U.S. Open where Rahm could drift into the +1400 to +1600 range.

St. Andrews should be a great spot for the Spaniard. His length and accuracy off the tee will enable him to tear the course apart if the weather allows for it.

Target Number: +1400

Cameron Smith

Despite not having a great deal of success throughout his career in Open Championships, Smith profiles as a player who should contend at St. Andrews.

He's proven to be able to contend in big events and is ready to win his first major championship. We've seen a good deal of crossover over the years with golfers who've excelled at St. Andrews and Augusta National. The Australian's last three trips to the Masters have resulted in finishes of second, 10th and third.

Smith's recent form isn't the best, so there's a chance we get a really enticing number on him come Monday.

Target Number: +3000

Dustin Johnson

Similar to the U.S. Open, I believe that the players who've chosen to go to LIV Golf may provide us with some value at the Open Championship.

Johnson played well at the U.S. Open, gaining 6.92 strokes from tee to green on the field despite incoherent ramblings that he can't compete with the best on TOUR anymore after his defection to LIV Golf. He ranked 15th in Strokes Gained: Tee to Green and followed the performance up with a tied for third-place finish at LIV Portland.

In 2015, DJ held the 54-hole lead for the Open Championship at St. Andrews before faltering in his final round. The fact that he was 10-under and playing incredible golf through three-quarters of the tournament shows me St. Andrews is a great fit for his game.

It can be tough to avoid all of the sellout narratives that accompany the LIV Golf players, but I still believe that Johnson is motivated by major championships.

Target Number: +3500

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