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Matthew Fitzpatrick Not Worth a PGA Championship Bet

Aug 07, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

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.


Matthew Fitzpatrick PGA Championship Betting Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,000 DraftKings, $8,800 FanDuel

PGA Championship History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, N/A, T-49, MC

Odds: +15,000 to win, +1000 top-10 finish, +550 top-20 finish, -145 to make cut, +105 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +550 top-20 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 9:34 a.m. ET (Thursday); 2:59 p.m. ET (Friday)


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The Outlook

It’s been an uncharacteristically modest year for Fitzpatrick so far. After winning on the European Tour in each of the last three campaigns, he’s currently 0-for-2018 with just a single top 10 in the past six months. While I do believe he’ll turn things around and start trending in the right direction before year’s end, I don’t think he’ll be able to piece it all together to make a run this week.


The Metrics

Here’s how Fitzpatrick 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-57th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-97th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: N/A
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 131st
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: N/A

Want more PGA Championship coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 80 best golfers in the field.

Credit:

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Matthew Fitzpatrick

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