2018 British Open: Steer Clear of Kevin Chappell

Jul 12, 2018 10:26 AM 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.

Kevin Chappell’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,100 DraftKings, $9,000 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, N/A, N/A, T-53, MC

Odds: +40,000 to win, +1400 top-10 finish, +500 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +40,000 to win

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 2:19 a.m. ET (Thursday); 7:20 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

Chappell isn’t really on my radar at all this week. He doesn’t have good history in the Open. He hasn’t been in good form at all since a back injury in March. I’d just steer clear.

The Metrics

Here’s how Chappell 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-47th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-99th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 27th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-97th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 30th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-76th

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


Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Kevin Chappell


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