2018 British Open: Brandt Snedeker’s Injury Questions Could Lead to Nice Value

Jul 11, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

For analysis of the top 90 golfers in the British Open 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 and the betting odds (via Bovada). This isn’t meant to imply every player is worth a bet; we’re simply showing the most efficient way to wager on each golfer should you so choose.


Brandt Snedeker’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,300 DraftKings, $9,200 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): T-11, T-58, MC, T-22, N/A

Odds: +15,000 to win, +800 top-10 finish

Best Odds Value: +800 top-10 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 6:36 a.m. ET (Thursday); 1:35 a.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

Snedeker withdrew from the John Deere Classic with a “hand injury.” Whether that injury is legitimate or not remains to be seen. This may depress his ownership in DFS, which would make him a bit more appealing. He’s one of the better putters in the field (28.6 putts per round over the past 75 weeks), ranking 38th in Strokes Gained: Putting this season. Snedeker has historically fared well in tough major championship conditions, and he’s made four cuts at the British Open in his last five appearances.


The Metrics

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

  • Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-41st
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-40th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 59th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-108th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 62nd
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-12th

Want more British Open coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 90 best golfers in the field.

Credit:

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Brandt Snedeker

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