Scottish Open 2022 Odds, Expert Picks: Will Zalatoris Headlines 3 Outright Bets

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  • Fourteen of the top-15 players in the world are at this week's 2022 Scottish Open.
  • Jon Rahm and Scottie Scheffler are tied atop the odds board at WynnBet.
  • Joshua Perry lays out his three favorite outright 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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It was a smooth week at the John Deere Classic with J.T. Poston leading start to finish and cashing tickets in the +5000 range.

Now, the attention will head to the other side of the Atlantic for the Scottish Open as players get a final tune up ahead of the year's last major.

For the first time, the Scottish is part of the PGA TOUR schedule, leading to an even stronger field than normal. Many TOUR players in the past have played anyway to get ready for the Open, but we're seeing a bigger boost this year with nine of the top 10 in the world set to tee it up.

The Course

The Renaissance Club is a par-71 that measures a little over 7,300 yards. The difficulty tends to rely on the weather. Bernd Wiesberger won here at 22-under, then Aaron Rai won at 11-under. Min Woo Lee met them around the middle at 18-under last year.

The past few years, the course has favored the strong iron players. Golfers like Tommy Fleetwood, Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Justin Thomas have all popped up inside the top 10.

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The Favorites

It's basically a three way tie at the top with Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler and Justin Thomas all coming in at around +1200. All three played last year and finished in the top 15, so the course is fairly comfortable for them. Form also remains fairly strong as well for each. That'll make it tough betting wise because all of them are in good enough shape to wreck the card, but it's pretty hard to differentiate between them to make a play here at the top.

Matthew Fitzpatrick is next up at +1800. This will be his first start since the U.S. Open win, and he's heading to a place that should suit him well. He reached a playoff at this event last year before falling to the aforementioned Lee.

The +2000s is a deep group featuring Xander Schauffele off his Travelers win, Patrick Cantlay, Jordan Spieth, Collin Morikawa, Cameron Smith and Sam Burns. Schauffele and Burns both finished in the top 10 here last year, while Spieth, Cantlay and Smith will be making their debuts this week.

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The Mid-Tier

I'll start up here with Will Zalatoris at +3000 on BetMGM. As mentioned, 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.

We'll also go with Hideki Matsuyama here at +3400 on FanDuel. He's another strong iron player in solid form with a fourth-place finish in his last start at the U.S. Open. This will be his tournament debut, and the Open Championship form has been hit-or-miss, but in this range, he's got some value.

The Longshots

We'll come down here for one play on Jordan Smith at 130/1 on DraftKings. He's been one of the best ball strikers in Europe all season. He's had a lot of Keegan Bradley to him this year where the irons and driver are solid most weeks, but the putter never shows up.

That was the case again last week when he led the field from tee to green at the Irish Open but lost almost eight strokes with the putter. We'll try him again simply at that number and hope he finds something on the greens.

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The  Scottish Open Card

  • Will Zalatoris +3000 (1.1 units)
  • Hideki Matsuyama +3400 (.97 units)
  • Jordan Smith +13000 (.25 units)

Total Stake: 2.32 units

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