2022 Scottish Open
July 8, 2022 2:35 am EDT
This Friday morning, the second round of the 2022 Scottish Open will begin.
Before I discuss my favorite matchup bets for the second round of the 2022 Scottish Open let’s take a look at the current leaders in second round scoring average on the PGA Tour that are in this week’s field.
Top Five Golfers in Second Round Scoring Average
- Justin Thomas 67.67
- Hideki Matsuyama 68.79
- Sam Burns 68.89
- Scottie Scheffler 69.00
- John Rahm 69.31
Now let’s shift our focus to my favorite second round matchup wagers for the 2022 Scottish Open.
Mito Pereira -115 over Cameron Tringale
Mito Pereira has accumulated four top 17 finishes in his last six events played on the PGA Tour, including an impressive third place result at the 2022 PGA Championship in May.
In relation to this week’s current listed 2022 Scottish Open field, in the last 12 rounds played on the PGA Tour, Mito Pereira ranks third in strokes gained ball striking, seventh in GIR (greens in regulation), fifth in strokes gained tee to green, and tenth in strokes gained approach.
Sam Burns -125 over Justin Rose
Sam Burns has accumulated three top 27 finishes in his last four tournaments played on the PGA Tour, including a win at the 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge.
In relation to this week’s current listed 2022 Scottish Open field, in the last 24 rounds played on the PGA Tour, Sam Burns ranks fourth in strokes gained approach, second in strokes gained putting, and ninth in birdie or better percentage.
It should also be noted that Sam Burns finished 18th at the 2021 Scottish Open.