Scottish Open 2022 best bets: Golf props, sleepers, head-to-head matchups, expert one and done picks, weather


The final major of the 2022 PGA Tour season is on the horizon, and several top ranked players will be getting one final tuneup in this week when the 2022 Scottish Open tees off at The Renaissance Club in North Berwick, Scotland on Thursday. Weather could be a factor this week with wind and rain on the Scottish Open weather forecast. World No. 3 Jon Rahm is listed as the 11-1 betting favorite in the latest Scottish Open odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Other top contenders at the Genesis Scottish Open include Justin Thomas (12-1), Scottie Scheffler (12-1), Xander Schauffele (18-1), Matt Fitzpatrick (18-1), and Patrick Cantlay (22-1).

Which players should you target when building your Scottish Open prop bet betting strategy? And which sleepers should you target for a potentially huge payday? Before locking in any Genesis Scottish Open 2022 picks of your own, be sure to check out the PGA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine golf expert Mike McClure.

Our proprietary model, built by DFS pro Mike McClure, has been red-hot since the PGA Tour resumed in June of 2020. In fact, the model is up over $10,600 on its best bets since the restart, nailing tournament after tournament.

McClure’s model included J.T. Poston in its best bets to win the 2022 John Deere Classic. That bet hit at +5500, and for the entire tournament, McClure’s best bets returned almost $1,100. At the 2022 Masters, McClure’s model was all over Scottie Scheffler’s first career major championship victory heading into the weekend.

In addition, McClure’s best bets included Collin Morikawa winning outright at the 2021 Open Championship, even though he was listed as a massive 40-1 long shot. The model was also all over Jon Rahm’s (10-1) first career major championship victory at the 2021 U.S. Open. Rahm was two strokes off the lead heading into the weekend, but the model still projected him as the winner.

This same model has also nailed a whopping eight majors entering the weekend. Anyone who has followed it has seen massive returns.

Now, McClure has set his sights on the 2022 Genesis Scottish Open field and just revealed his top PGA prop bets. You can head to SportsLine now to see all of McClure’s 2022 Scottish Open prop picks, sleepers, head-to-head matchups, best bets, and his top one and done pick.

2022 Scottish Open prop bets

One of McClure’s favorite Scottish Open prop bets is Will Zalatoris finishing inside the top 20 of the final leaderboard at +145 odds. Zalatoris has played outstanding golf at times in 2022, with his best performances coming at the first three majors on the PGA schedule. The former Wake Forest standout finished in second place at both the U.S. Open and PGA Championship and sixth place at the Masters, and also notched a second place finish at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Zalatoris plays his best golf against top competition, and ranks first on the PGA Tour in strokes gained on approach (1.035), second in strokes gained tee to green (1.826), seventh in total strokes gained (1.781), and 11th in strokes gained off the tee (0.633). All said, McClure is feeling highly confident in the 25-year-old’s chances at making a strong run at winning this week at The Renaissance Club.

2022 Scottish Open head-to-head matchup picks

One of McClure’s favorite bets this week is Jon Rahm over U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick in head-to-head golf betting at -125 odds. Rahm captured his first career major last year at the 2021 U.S. Open, and will be looking to add another to his resume next week at the British Open. McClure is expecting Rahm, the No. 2 player in the world, to be dialed in for his final tune up before The Open Championship next week.

The 27-year-old ranks first on the PGA Tour in strokes gained off the tee (1.106), fifth in strokes gained tee to green (1.602), and sixth in total strokes gained (1.805), and he’s well-versed in winning tournaments in Europe.

Find more 2022 Scottish Open picks, sleepers

McClure has also locked in a slew of other prop bets for the Scottish Open 2022, including a long shot listed at 60-1 to win it all. Anyone who backs one of his 2022 Scottish Open sleepers could hit it big. You can only see his Genesis Scottish Open best bets at SportsLine.

So what 2022 Scottish Open prop picks should you target? And which massive long shot has a chance to stun the golfing world? Visit SportsLine to see McClure’s 2022 John Deere Classic best bets, all from the expert who’s up over $9,600 since the restart, and find out.

2022 Scottish Open odds, field, top contenders

See full Scottish Open picks, best bets, and predictions here.
Jon Rahm +1100
Justin Thomas +1200
Scottie Scheffler +1200
Xander Schauffele +1800
Matt Fitzpatrick +1800
Patrick Cantlay +2200
Cameron Smith +2500
Collin Morikawa +2500
Sam Burns +2800
Will Zalatoris +2800
Jordan Spieth +3000
Hideki Matsuyama +3000
Viktor Hovland +3500
Sungjae Im +3500
Joaquin Niemann +4000
Billy Horschel +4000
Ryan Fox +4500
Tommy Fleetwood +4500
Max Homa +4500
Corey Conners +5000
Justin Rose +5000
Cameron Young +5000
Keegan Bradley +5000
Tyrrell Hatton +6000
Mito Pereira +6500
Lucas Herbert +6500
Aaron Rai +6500
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +6500
Brian Harman +6500
Keith Mitchell +6500
Harold Varner +6500
Adrian Meronk +6500
Sebastian Munoz +7000
Robert Macintyre +8000
Matt Kuchar +8000
Maverick McNealy +8000
Alex Noren +8000
Marc Leishman +8000
Gary Woodland +8000
Chris Kirk +8000
Kyoung-Hoon Lee +10000
Haotong Li +10000
Mackenzie Hughes +10000
Jason Kokrak +10000
Jordan Smith +10000
Cameron Tringale +10000
Erik Van Rooyen +12500
Luke List +12500
Min Woo Lee +12500
Si-Woo Kim +12500
Jhonattan Vegas +12500
Henrik Stenson +12500
Joel Dahmen +12500
Rickie Fowler +12500
Tom Hoge +12500
Patrick Rodgers +12500
Thomas Detry +12500
Harris English +12500
Matt Wallace +15000
Troy Merritt +15000
Ryan Palmer +15000
Rasmus Hojgaard +15000
Dean Burmester +15000
Johannes Veerman +15000
Francesco Molinari +15000
Matthew Nesmith +15000
Victor Perez +15000
Russell Knox +17500
Edoardo Molinari +17500
Richie Ramsay +17500
Adri Arnaus +20000
Danny Willett +20000
John Catlin +20000
Dylan Frittelli +20000
Padraig Harrington +20000
Sepp Straka +20000
Antoine Rozner +20000
Thorbjorn Olesen +20000
David Lipsky +20000
Alex Smalley +20000
Fabrizio Zanotti +20000
Nick Taylor +25000
Mikko Korhonen +25000
Kurt Kitayama +25000
Stewart Cink +25000
Anirban Lahiri +25000
Jason Scrivener +25000
Joohyung Kim +25000
J.J. Spaun +25000
Thriston Lawrence +25000
Jorge Campillo +25000
Marcus Armitage +25000
Nicolai Hojgaard +25000
Wil Besseling +25000
Alexander Bjork +25000
Wyndham Clark +25000
Lucas Glover +25000
Guido Migliozzi +30000
Sean Crocker +30000
Maximilian Kieffer +30000
Bio Kim +30000
Nino Bertasio +30000
Brandon Stone +30000
Kalle Samooja +30000
Callum Tarren +30000

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