Patrick Cantlay 2019 PGA Championship Betting Odds, Preview: Decent GPP Option

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Stephen Lew, USA Today Sports. Pictured: Patrick Cantlay

Patrick Cantlay 2019 PGA Championship Betting Odds

  • Odds to Win PGA Championship: 30-1
  • DFS Pricing: $8,200 DraftKings; $10,100 FanDuel
  • Tee Times:  1:05 p.m. ET Thursday; 7:40 a.m. ET Friday

Cantlay is in awesome form right now, placing in the top 10 in six of his last nine events entering this week. He’s coming off a third at Heritage and ninth at the Masters. That said, diving into those results, there are questions: Those two recent results came because of a super hot putter; he wasn’t great off the tee or with his irons. His 59% Recent GIR mark is one of the worst in the field, which shows just how good the short stick has been.

That’s the case for and against him: His long-term form off the tee and with his irons is excellent; will that return? Or will the putting regress? I don’t like him at the same price as Hideki Matsuyama given that uncertainty, but I think he’s worthy of exposure in DFS, especially in large-field GPPs where you can stomach the downside to get the upside.


Patrick Cantlay Statistical Profile

The below numbers outline where Patrick Cantlay ranks among the other 160 PGA Championship competitors in a series of key statistical categories from our FantasyLabs Models.

  • Long-Term Adj Rd Score: 12
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: 25
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 40
  • Recent Adj Rd Score: 15
  • Strokes Gained — Overall: 6
  • Strokes Gained — Tee-to-Green: 10