The Adam Scott U.S. Open Bet to Make


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For analysis of the top 85 golfers in the field, check out this page. “Best odds value” and “Best matchup value” listed below are determined by a proprietary model built by Colin Davy. It factors in the course, plus a variety of weighted metrics.

The Info: Adam Scott

DFS Pricing: $7,900 DraftKings, $9,800 FanDuel

U.S. Open History (2013-2017): T-45, T-9, T-4, T-18, MC

Odds: +6600 to win, +550 top-10 finish, +250 top-20 finish, -300 to make cut, +225 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +225 to miss cut

Best Matchup Value: Tony Finau (-110) over Adam Scott

Tee Times: 1:47 p.m. (Thursday); 8:02 a.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

Until The Players Championship, I would have stayed as far away from Scott as possible, but making the switch back to the broomstick putter, which he found success with before the putter ban, has given him new life. His ball-striking prowess has never been in question. He’s one of the best in the world from tee to green; all he needs is to be average on the greens to start popping back up on leaderboards. After successfully making it through the sectional qualifier for the U.S. Open, I think he is a good play for a top-25 bet.

The Metrics

Here’s how Scott ranks in the U.S. Open field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.

  • Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-25th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-30th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 7th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 24th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 9th

Want more U.S. Open coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 85 best golfers in the field.

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