Updated Scottish Open 2022 Odds, Best Bets: 5 Picks for Cameron Smith, Will Zalatoris, More

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  • Jon Rahm and Scottie Scheffler sit atop the odds board at the 2022 Scottish Open.
  • Fourteen of the top-15 players in the world are in this week's field, ahead of the Open Championship.
  • Check out our staff's favorite picks for the week below.
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2022 Scottish Open Odds

Jon Rahm+1200
Scottie Scheffler+1200
Justin Thomas+1400
Matt Fitzpatrick+1800
Xander Schauffele+2000
Patrick Cantlay+2200
Will Zalatoris+2500
Cameron Smith+2800
Collin Morikawa+2800
Sam Burns+2800
Jordan Spieth+3000
Hideki Matsuyama+3300
Viktor Hovland+3300
Joaquin Niemann+4000
Sungjae Im+4000
Ryan Fox+4500
Tommy Fleetwood+4500
Billy Horschel+5000
Cameron Young+5000
Corey Conners+5000
Keegan Bradley+5000
Max Homa+5000
Lucas Herbert+6000
Tyrrell Hatton+6000
Adrian Meronk+6600
Justin Rose+6600
Keith Mitchell+6600
Mito Pereira+6600
Robert MacIntyre+6600
Aaron Rai+7000
Alex Noren+7500
Christiaan Bezuidenhout+8000
Gary Woodland+8000
Harold Varner III+8000
Marc Leishman+8000
Sebastian Munoz+8000
Maverick McNealy+9000
Adrian Otaegui+10000
Brian Harman+10000
Cameron Tringale+10000
Chris Kirk+10000
Jason Kokrak+10000
Jordan Smith+10000
Luke List+10000
Min Woo Lee+10000
Haotong Li+12500
Jhonattan Vegas+12500
K.H. Lee+12500
Mackenzie Hughes+12500
Matt Kuchar+12500
Patrick Rodgers+12500
Rickie Fowler+12500
Si Woo Kim+12500
Thomas Detry+12500
Tom Hoge+12500
Victor Perez+12500
Erik van Rooyen+15000
Harris English+15000
Johannes Veerman+15000
Matthew NeSmith+15000
Rasmus Hojgaard+15000
Edoardo Molinari+17500
Francesco Molinari+17500
Richie Ramsay+17500
Russell Knox+17500
Troy Merritt+17500
Adri Arnaus+20000
Alex Smalley+20000
Anirban Lahiri+20000
Dean Burmester+20000
Henrik Stenson+20000
Joel Dahmen+20000
Matt Wallace+20000
Nick Taylor+20000
Padraig Harrington+20000
Ryan Palmer+20000
Thorbjorn Olesen+20000
Wyndham Clark+22500
Antoine Rozner+25000
Danny Willett+25000
Doug Ghim+25000
Fabrizio Zanotti+25000
John Catlin+25000
Marcus Armitage+25000
Matthew Jordan+25000
Mikko Korhonen+25000
Nicolai Hojgaard+25000
Sepp Straka+25000
Stewart Cink+25000
Thriston Lawrence+25000
Alexander Bjork+27500
David Lipsky+27500
Wil Besseling+27500
Bio Kim+30000
Brandon Stone+30000
Callum Tarren+30000
Dylan Frittelli+30000
J.J. Spaun+30000
Jason Scrivener+30000
Joohyung Kim+30000
Kurt Kitayama+30000
Lucas Glover+30000
Marc Warren+30000
Sean Crocker+30000
Maximilian Kieffer+35000
Brandon Wu+40000
David Law+40000
Ewen Ferguson+40000
Garrick Higgo+40000
Guido Migliozzi+40000
Joachim B. Hansen+40000
Joakim Lagergren+40000
Jorge Campillo+40000
Kalle Samooja+40000
Matthieu Pavon+40000
Rafa Cabrera Bello+40000
Andrew Novak+50000
Andy Sullivan+50000
Ashun Wu+50000
Charley Hoffman+50000
Connor Syme+50000
Daniel van Tonder+50000
Francesco Laporta+50000
Grant Forrest+50000
Jack Senior+50000
James Morrison+50000
Jamie Donaldson+50000
Jazz Janewattananond+50000
Kiradech Aphibarnrat+50000
Kristoffer Broberg+50000
Luke Donald+50000
Masahiro Kawamura+50000
Nino Bertasio+50000
Robert Streb+50000
Sami Valimaki+50000
Sebastian Soderberg+50000
Shubhankar Sharma+50000
Stephen Jaeger+50000
Tapio Pulkkanen+50000
Daniel Gavins+75000
Andrea Pavan+100000
Chris Wood+100000
David Horsey+100000
Jaekyeong Lee+100000
Jeff Winther+100000
Jonathan Caldwell+100000
Marcus Kinhult+100000
Maverick Antcliff+100000
Nacho Elvira+100000
Nick Watney+100000
Scott Hend+100000
Stephen Gallacher+100000
Steven Brown+100000
Rikard Karlberg+150000
Thomas Bjorn+150000
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Welcome to the first ever Best Bets for the Scottish Open.

This is the first year that the tournament is part of both the PGA TOUR and DP World Tour, serving as the ultimate major tuneup. With the Open Championship right around the corner, this is many players’ first taste of links golf. It’s going to be a hugely competitive one.

Fourteen of the top-15 players in the world will be in the field at Renaissance Club, which is just east of Edinburgh. This will be the fourth time the tournament will be at this course, and the first three have all finished in a playoff.

Some of golf’s biggest names have strong results at the Scottish Open, with Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler and Xander Schauffele all finishing in the top 10 last year. The last player to win this tournament and then win the Claret Jug the following week was Phil Mickelson in 2013, although that isn’t a regular occurrence.

Our team of golf betting analysts have broken down who has the tools to succeed this week while also providing good value for bettors. Check out their favorite picks below.

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2022 Scottish Open Best Bets

Alexander Bjork — Top 30 (+500)

Chris Murphy: There is something about Alexander Bjork’s game that has me turning his way in DFS and betting every time we get overseas.

Bjork always falls in a value range that can allow me to play him in lower tiers and get some good numbers. This week, he is set at +28000 to win on FanDuel, and it carries across all of the placement positions. I don’t really see a win in play for the Swede since he only has one in his 13-year professional career, but it’s not crazy to think that the others finishing position bets can be in play.

Bjork ranks sixth on the DP World Tour in par-3 scoring and there are five of those in play at Renaissance Club, so it’s easy to see why he has made all three cuts at this event and posted top-30s in each of the last two. He has posted top-25 finishes in four of his last five tournaments, showing to be in good form with his game.

This will certainly be a step up in competition, but I’m going to buy on the course history and form at good numbers up and down the board for Alexander Bjork.

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Cameron Smith +2800

Matt Vincenzi: Smith is coming off of a missed cut at this year's U.S. Open, which is giving us a bit of a discount for this week's Scottish Open. The missed cut was disappointing, but there wasn't anything statistically that would make me believe the Australian can't bounce back quickly.

On paper, Renaissance Club should be a perfect fit for Smith. I believe that golfers can get away with being a bit wayward off the tee this week, which is usually the part of his game that can get the 28-year-old into trouble. Smith ranks first in the field in his past 24 rounds in Birdie or Better: Gained. With the scores likely approaching 20-under this week depending on the weather, his ability to pile up birdies will be a major asset.

Smith has seven career wins on the PGA TOUR and DP World TOUR combined. He carries a great deal of win equity at a discounted price. If he has a bounce back week with the irons, he will be tough to beat at this golf course. You can get Smith at 28-1 at BetMGM, BetRivers or WynnBet.

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Tommy Fleetwood +5000

Derek Farnsworth: Fleetwood — aka Fleetgod, aka Tommy Long Locks — is my pick to win this week.

I have long been a proponent of betting him and using him in DFS anytime he’s not teeing it up on U.S. soil. And to his credit, he’s actually played quite well on the PGA TOUR this season. He’s always been known as a good total driver of the ball and as a good iron player, but he’s quietly ninth on tour in Strokes Gained: Around the Green and 37th in Strokes Gained: Putting. This is a more well-rounded Fleetwood than we’ve seen in the past.

Much like Tony Finau and Xander Schauffele, Fleetwood gets unfairly labeled as a contender that can’t close the door. However, those narratives only exist until they don’t. Finau won the BMW Championship last fall and Schauffele is coming off of a win at the Travelers Championship. More importantly, Fleetwood has five career wins on the DP World Tour. He loves links golf and has finished T26 and second at the Renaissance Club the last two years.

Fleetwood’s best number this week is at BetMGM.

Will Zalatoris +2800

Joshua Perry: This has been a course where iron players have stood out, and his have been as good as anyone's the past year. He played fine here last year, finishing 26th, and the form wasn't nearly at the level he's riding this year. He's finished sixth or better in six of his last eight starts.

The best number on Zalatoris this week is 28-1 at Caesars, as of Tuesday night.

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Will Zalatoris +2800

Bryan Berryman: With the winds forecasted to be somewhat tame (as of writing), there’s a good chance this event can turn into a birdie fest. I’m targeting elite iron players who can pile up birdies in this stacked field.

There is no better fit than Zalatoris, who over the last 24 rounds ranks top 10 in this field in both strokes gained approach and birdie or better percentage.

With three top-5 finishes in his last four starts, Zalatoris is undoubtedly primed for a win. The consistency of his ball striking should allow him plenty of birdie opportunities to keep pace in what should be an exciting week in Scotland. My money is on Zalatoris to win the Scottish Open.

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