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2022 British Open Prop Bets: 3 Picks for Hideki Matsuyama & More

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2022 British Open Odds

Golfer Odds
Rory McIlroy +1000
Xander Schauffele +1400
Jordan Spieth +1600
Jon Rahm +1800
Matt Fitzpatrick +1800
Scottie Scheffler +1800
Justin Thomas +2000
Cameron Smith +2500
Collin Morikawa +2500
Patrick Cantlay +2500
Shane Lowry +2500
Will Zalatoris +2500
Dustin Johnson +3300
Tommy Fleetwood +3300
Tyrrell Hatton +3300
Brooks Koepka +4000
Louis Oosthuizen +4000
Sam Burns +4000
Hideki Matsuyama +4000
Viktor Hovland +4000
Joaquin Niemann +5000
Max Homa +5000
Tony Finau +5000
Bryson DeChambeau +6600
Justin Rose +6600
Tiger Woods +6600
Sungjae Im +6600
Seamus Power +8000
Adam Scott +8000
Corey Conners +8000
Gary Woodland +8000
Marc Leishman +8000
Patrick Reed +8000
Ryan Fox +8000
Cameron Young +8000
Abraham Ancer +10000
Billy Horschel +10000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +10000
Robert Macintyre +10000
Sergio Garcia +10000
Keegan Bradley +12500
Paul Casey +12500
Webb Simpson +12500
Mito Pereira +12500
Thomas Pieters +12500
Aaron Wise +12500
J.T. Poston +12500
Brian Harman +15000
Danny Willett +15000
Jason Kokrak +15000
Kevin Kisner +15000
Lee Westwood +15000
Lucas Herbert +15000
Russell Henley +15000
Victor Perez +15000
Cameron Tringale +15000
Harold Varner III +15000
Talor Gooch +15000
Adrian Meronk +15000
Haotong Li +15000
Joo-hyung Kim +15000
Jordan Smith +15000
Keith Mitchell +15000
Sebastian Munoz +15000
Sahith Theegala +15000
Kurt Kitayama +15000
Francesco Molinari +15000
Emiliano Grillo +20000
Harris English +20000
Ian Poulter +20000
Padraig Harrington +20000
Phil Mickelson +20000
Sam Horsfield +20000
K.H. Lee +20000
Tom Hoge +20000
Kevin Na +20000
Chris Kirk +20000
Dean Burmester +20000
Luke List +20000
Si Woo Kim +20000
Bernd Wiesberger +20000
Erik van Rooyen +20000
Min Woo Lee +20000
Henrik Stenson +25000
Richard Bland +25000
Stewart Cink +25000
Thomas Detry +25000
Adri Arnaus +25000
Mackenzie Hughes +25000
Nicolai Hojgaard +25000
Pablo Larrazabal +25000
Zach Johnson +25000
Jamie Donaldson +25000
Brandon Wu +25000
Dylan Frittelli +30000
Guido Migliozzi +30000
Alexander Bjork +30000
Jason Scrivener +30000
Justin Harding +30000
Laurie Canter +30000
Marcus Armitage +30000
Matthew Jordan +30000
Richard Mansell +30000
Sepp Straka +30000
Thirston Lawrence +30000
Wyndham Clark +30000
Fabrizio Zanotti +30000
Trey Mullinax +35000
Garrick Higgo +35000
Shaun Norris +40000
Shugo Imahira +40000
John Catlin +40000
Ashley Chesters +50000
Brad Kennedy +50000
Ernie Els +50000
Kazuki Higa +50000
Keita Nakajima +50000
Marco Penge +50000
Min-kyu Kim +50000
Scott Vincent +50000
Sihwan Kim +50000
Takumi Kanaya +50000
Yuto Katsuragawa +50000
Zander Lombard +50000
David Law +50000
Anthony Quayle +75000
Ben Campbell +75000
Chan Kim +75000
Min-Gyu Cho +75000
Sadom Kaewkanjana +75000
Aaron Jarvis +100000
Aldrich Potgieter +100000
Alex Wrigley +100000
Barclay Brown +100000
Darren Clarke +100000
David Carey +100000
Dimitros Papadatos +100000
Filiippo Celli +100000
Jack Floydd +100000
Jamie Rutherford +100000
Jediah Morgan +100000
John Daly +100000
John Parry +100000
Jorge Fernandez Valdes +100000
Justin De Los Santos +100000
Justin Leonard +100000
Lars van Meijel +100000
Matthew Griffin +100000
Oliver Farr +100000
Paul Lawrie +100000
Robert Dinwiddie +100000
Ronan Mullarney +100000
Sam Bairstow +100000
Matt Ford +150000
David Duval +200000
Mark Calcavecchia +200000
Stephen Dodd +200000
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Another major means we’ll take a deeper look into the prop and matchup markets this week.

I was able to target a couple of props that I think have some value. I also targeted one matchup.

Low Senior: Padraig Harrington (+210 Hard Rock)

Harrington has been on a good run in the Champions Tour, winning the U.S. Senior Open to go along with three second place finishes in seven total starts.

His main competition here will be Phil Mickelson and Ernie Els. Mickelson’s game hasn’t looked right for quite awhile for obvious reason.

As for Els, he’s only finished ahead of Harrington once in the last six events.

We could get a sleeper like Paul Lawrie or Darren Clarke popping up here, but Harrington is a clear notch above everyone else in this group.

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Low Amateur: Keita Nakajima (+250 FanDuel)

Nakajima has held the No. 1 spot in the world amateur rankings for quite some time now. He’s up against five others in this group, but is clearly the best of the bunch.

Only Sam Bairstow (currently No. 12) is ranked inside the top 50.

The American James Piot — who would normally be a threat here — has turned pro, so he lost his qualifications, leading to a weaker than normal group.

Nakajima has also been playing on Japan’s pro tour for over a year now, and got a win last year, so he’s been playing a lot more and against better competition leading into the event.

Matchup: Hideki Matsuyama over Viktor Hovland (-110 DraftKings)

I’ve been looking for a spot to get money against Hovland this week, and this was the one I liked the most. Hovland’s around-the-green struggles are well documented, and St. Andrews really isn’t the place where you can be trying to figure out that portion of your game.

He only has one top-20 finish in the past four months, and that was at Match Play, where he still wasn’t able to get out of his group.

With Hideki, I have no concerns with his game around the greens. He really doesn’t have much trouble chipping at all. Now, making the four footers he leaves himself could always be an issue, but overall, I think he should be a decent favorite here on a course he should be better suited for.

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