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 (via Bovada). 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.


Matt Kuchar PGA Championship Betting Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,900 DraftKings, $10,400 FanDuel

PGA Championship History (2013-2017): T-22, N/A, T-7, MC, T-9

Odds: +8000 to win, +550 top-10 finish, +260 top-20 finish, -275 to make cut, +200 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: -275 to make cut

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 1:42 p.m. ET (Thursday); 8:17 a.m. ET (Friday)


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The Outlook

In seven starts at the PGA Championship this decade, he’s missed the cut twice but finished 22nd or better the other five times, including three top 10s. Expect Mr. Consistency to put together another solid-if-not-spectacular performance this week. He’s a safe top-20 bet and possibly even top 10, but anything more than that might be asking a little too much.


The Metrics

Here’s how Kuchar 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-20th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-32nd
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 59th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 123rd
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 43rd

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