Key head-to-head matchups at U.S. Open

With the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach set to begin Thursday, here are some key head-to-head matchups. Rory McIlroy (-105) vs. Dustin Johnson (-115) McIlroy heads to Pebble Beach on fire. He shot 61 in the final round at the Canadian Open, but that doesn't make him a lock against Dustin Johnson. Johnson finished second at both the Masters and the PGA Championship. He also won back-to-back Pebble Beach Pro-Ams in 2009-2010. Rory McIIroy (-170) vs. Tiger Woods (+140) Tiger [...]

U.S. Open: Who thrives at Pebble Beach?

The 119th edition of the U.S. Open commences at historic Pebble Beach Golf Links on Thursday. This will mark the sixth time the coastal masterpiece has been the host, with past occurrences in 1972, 1982, 1992, 2000 and 2010. Pebble Beach stages the Pebble Beach Pro-Am each year in the winter, so the course is relatively familiar to avid golf viewers, though players only contest two of the four rounds at Pebble itself. For the U.S. Open the course will [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: U.S. Open Preview at Pebble Beach with Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the Bet America Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes back in sports and racing handicapper Garett Skiba. Scott and Garett discuss their approach for analyzing the 2019 U.S. Open, which players in the top tier they are most intrigued by, other golfers they think present value, and those they are willing to fade in head-to-head matchups. A great listen for those looking to get involved in the third major.

Golf: Top 10 betting favorites at the U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson is the early favorite to win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this week. Here is a look at the updated top 10 betting favorites for the final round of the tournament. Justin Rose +175 Gary Woodland +200 Brooks Koepka +500 Rory McIlroy +1000 Louis Oosthuizen +1200 Chez Reavie +2500 Matt Kuchar +6600 Henrik Stenson +10000 Jon Rahm +10000 Chesson Hadley +10000

Who to watch at the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield

With the U.S. Open right around the corner, golf’s finest head to Muirfield Village to compete in Jack Nicklaus’ hometown event, the Memorial Tournament. Following his missed cut at the PGA Championship, Tiger Woods is back in action as the second favorite to win the Memorial at +1150. Woods has won the event a record five times, the last of which came in 2012. He’ll take on current favorite Rory McIlroy (+750), along with other top names, including Rickie Fowler, [...]

PGA Tour: Memorial Tournament Preview

The Memorial Tournament begins Thursday at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Started in 1976 by all-time great Jack Nicklaus, the Memorial is a coveted event for those who play the game at the highest level. So much was thought of this venue that just 13 years after its opening, Muirfield Village was selected to host the Ryder Cup. In addition to the Ryder Cup, Muirfield Village later staged the U.S. Amateur in 1992, the Solheim Cup in 1998 [...]

PGA Championship Betting Guide 2019

Inside this free PGA Championship PDF download Find winner predictions, previews, trends, value plays for Tiger Woods, an over 1500 pick, prop bets and exciting match-ups to watch! Download the full PGA Championship Betting Guide here! Be sure to play the major on our BetAmerica Sportsbook. Preview by Tommy Raymond The 101st edition of the PGA Championship takes place this Thursday through Sunday in Farmingdale, New York, at Bethpage Black, one of a number of courses within the Bethpage complex. [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: PGA Championship Preview with Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, host Scott Shapiro welcomes back golf analyst Garett Skiba to chat about the second major in Farmingdale, New York. Scott and Garett take a quick look back at the Masters, discuss what metrics Garett is weighting most this week at Bethpage Black, and then chat about which players they think are good bets based on the BetAmerica Sportsbook outright win odds. Garett also gives [...]

PGA Championship Preview: Predicting a Winner at Bethpage Black

It’s difficult enough to forecast the winner of the PGA Championship with its ever-rotating course location. But this year the challenge is far greater, as the Tour revamped its schedule, moving the former fourth and final major of the year to second, behind the Masters. On May 16 the PGA Championship will tee off in Long Island, New York, at Bethpage Black for the first time in the event's history. The A.W. Tillinghast-designed venue has hosted the U.S. Open twice, [...]

What ‘Game of Thrones’ Can Teach You About Sports Betting

If you’re a fan of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones,” you know anything can happen... ...especially when you least expect it. Since its premiere in 2011, George R.R. Martin’s fantasy drama has left audiences in shock and awe, sparking feverish debate—and even online wagering—on how the eighth and final season will end. Sometimes the outcome is a little too predictable (like in the seventh season), and sometimes it leaves you high and dry. It’s its own form of March [...]