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Paul Casey’s High Ball Flight Will Come in Handy at PGA Championship

Aug 07, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

For betting odds and analysis of the top 90 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.


Paul Casey PGA Championship Betting Odds

DFS Pricing: $8,000 DraftKings, $10,900 FanDuel

PGA Championship History (2013-2017): T-33, MC, T-30, T-10, T-13

Odds: +5500 to win, +450 top-10 finish, +200 top-20 finish, -350 to make cut, +250 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +5500 to win

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 2:48 p.m. ET (Thursday); 9:23 a.m. ET (Friday)


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The Outlook

This setup should be ripe for a potential Casey contention, as his propensity for being a high-ball hitter should help him attack some of these pins. With a career-best finish of T-4 in major championships, it might be unwise to pick him to win, but a top-10 prop could be a very smart play for a guy who’s played some of the best golf of his career this season.


The Metrics

Here’s how Casey 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: 2nd
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-43rd
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 18th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 42nd
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 7th

Want more PGA Championship coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 90 best golfers in the field.

Credit:

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Paul Casey

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