For betting odds and analysis of the top 80 golfers in the 2018 PGA Championship 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.
Louis Oosthuizen PGA Championship Betting Odds
DFS Pricing: $7,700 DraftKings, $9,800 FanDuel
PGA Championship History (2013-2017): N/A, T-15, T-30, T-22, T-2
Odds: +8000 to win, +600 top-10 finish, +275 top-20 finish, -275 to make cut, +200 to miss cut
Best Odds Value: -275 to make cut
Best Matchup Value (Sportsbook): Oosthuizen (-155) over Bubba Watson (+125)
Tee Times: 1:59 p.m. ET (Thursday); 8:34 a.m. ET (Friday)
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The Action Network’s own Jason Sobel wrote a great piece this week on which golfers most elevate their games for majors. Louis was No. 3 on the list, finishing on average 8.4 spots better in majors than non-majors. For that reason alone, he’s intriguing, especially since he doesn’t require a large investment at $7,700 on DraftKings or 80-1 odds to win. He has the all-around game to compete anywhere, and he finished T-2 last year at Quail Hollow.
Here’s how Oosthuizen ranks in the PGA Championship field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.
- Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-26th
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-14th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 50th
- Long-Term Driving Distance: 46th
- Strokes Gained: Approach: 95th
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