2019 British Open preview: Who to bet based on trends

The Open Championship at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland Golf’s final major of the year is just around the corner, as the Open Championship, aka the British Open, welcomes the best of the sport to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday. Irishman and 2014 British Open winner Rory McIlroy is the favorite (+800) to win in his home country, but don’t expect him to hoist the Claret Jug on Sunday. Key Open Historical Trends Looking at the history of the [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: The Open Championship Preview with Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes back in Garett Skiba to discuss the final golf major of 2019, the Open Championship. Scott and Garett discuss their methodology for handicapping a tournament where there is little course history and the weather will be a huge variable. Then, the two analysts dive into the field starting with favorites Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka. They discuss the top of the [...]

The Open: Can Patrick Cantlay be the first winner since 1951 at Royal Portrush?

The Masters, PGA and U.S. Open were all won by Americans, and by sheer numbers, Americans will have a reasonable chance for a sweep. The 148th Open Championship begins Thursday, and for the first time in 68 years, it takes place outside of either Scotland or England, at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Royal Portrush, a scenic course on the sea, is the only venue that has staged the Open outside of Great Britain. The course will be played at [...]