May 25, 2018; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Webb Simpson chips onto the eighth green during the second round of the Fort Worth Invitational golf tournament at Colonial Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
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Webb Simpson PGA Championship Betting Odds
DFS Pricing: $7,700 DraftKings, $10,700 FanDuel
PGA Championship History (2013-2017): T-25, MC, T-54, T-13, T-33
Odds: +6600 to win, +500 top-10 finish, +250 top-20 finish, -275 to make cut, +200 to miss cut
Best Odds Value: +500 top-10 finish
Best Matchup Value: Simpson (-105) over Louis Oosthuizen (-125)
Tee Times: 8:34 a.m. ET (Thursday); 1:59 p.m. ET (Friday)
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I don’t know if Bellerive is the perfect place to bet on Simpson, but DraftKings is almost forcing our hand with his ridiculous $7,700 price tag. He’s way more talented than that, and he’s shown he can hang with the big boys, lapping the field at the Players in May. It’s rare to get that much win equity in the $7k range, so regardless of course fit, he’s in play.
Here’s how Simpson 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: 19th
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-28th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 42nd
- Long-Term Driving Distance: 105th
- Strokes Gained: Approach: 19th
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