2018 British Open: Peter Uihlein Is an Intriguing Sleeper


Mandatory Credit: Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Peter Uihlein

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.

Peter Uihlein’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,000 DraftKings, $8,900 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, MC, N/A, N/A, T-44

Odds: +25,000 to win, +1000 top-10 finish, +400 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +25,000 to win

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 4:47 a.m. ET (Thursday); 9:48 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

Uihlein is an intriguing play on DraftKings at his cheap cost. Over the past 75 weeks, he’s hit 67.9% of GIR, and he’s gained strokes on par-4s (-0.1) and par-5s (-4.9). Additionally, his 69.6 Long-Term Adjusted Round Score ranks in the top third of this field. Uihlein’s 13.2 long-term birdies per tournament is relatively average, but his long-term bogeys (8.5 per tournament) is comparable to some of the top-priced options.

The Metrics

Here’s how Uihlein 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-53rd
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-45th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 57th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-35th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 59th
  • 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.

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