History Suggests You Should Fade Anirban Lahiri at 2018 PGA Championship

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Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Anirban Lahiri

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. 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.

Anirban Lahiri PGA Championship Betting Odds

DFS Pricing: $6,800 DraftKings, $7,700 FanDuel

PGA Championship History (2013-2017): N/A, MC, T-5, MC, 75

Odds: +20,000 to win, +1400 top-10 finish, +700 top-20 finish, -165 to make cut, +120 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +700 top-20 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 3:16 p.m. ET (Thursday); 9:51 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

It’s difficult to suggest backing Lahiri. He hasn’t really done anything recently that would suggest playing him. His major results are nothing to write home about, either. If you’re looking for a reason to add Lahiri, he did finish fifth in the 2015 PGA — his only top 25 in a major.

The Metrics

Here’s how Lahiri 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-69th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-53rd
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 84th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: T-69th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 92nd

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