For analysis of the top 85 golfers in the 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.
The Info: Patrick Cantlay
DFS Pricing: $7,700 DraftKings, $9,700 FanDuel
U.S. Open History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A
Odds: +6000 to win, +450 top-10 finish, +225 top-20 finish, +250 to miss cut
Best Odds Value: +6000 to win
Best Matchup Value: Patrick Cantlay (-115) over Francesco Molinari
Tee Times: 7:29 a.m. (Thursday); 1:14 p.m. (Friday)
Cantlay is going to be on a lot of betting cards and make his way into a good chunk of fantasy rosters this week. He’s coming off the best week of his career with the irons, gaining 10.2 strokes with his approach at Memorial his last time out. He usually does more of his damage off the tee, so if he’s dialed in to that level with the approach game this week, he can win this.
Here’s how Cantlay ranks in the U.S. Open field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.
- Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T8th
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T30th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 11th
- Long-Term Driving Distance: T45th
- Strokes Gained: Approach: 22nd
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