2018 British Open: Pat Perez Could Surprise Again at Carnoustie

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Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Pat Perez

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. 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.

Pat Perez's British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,000 DraftKings, $8,500 FanDuel

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

Odds: +25,000 to win, +2000 top-10 finish, +600 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +2000 top-10 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 4:14 a.m. ET (Thursday), 9:15 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

The bad news? In the last decade, Perez has played this tournament exactly twice — and missed the cut each time. The good news? His last made cut just happened to be 2007, the last time this event was held at Carnoustie, when he finished T-20. Granted, that was a long time ago, and yes, he’s a much different player in many different ways, but that result alone should at least offer a few good vibes as Perez returns to a site where he’s owned a modicum of success.

The Metrics

Here's how Perez 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-29th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-49th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 63rd
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-74th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 57th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-32nd

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

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