From enhanced user tools to in-depth daily content, NBC Sports EDGE has you covered this week from a betting perspective as the best in the world tackle Kiawah Island for the PGA Championship.
The EDGE Golf team offers a wide array of content options this week ahead of the year’s second major, providing timely news updates as well as analysis and play for fantasy, DFS and betting markets. It kicked off Monday with a breakdown of the Golf Pick ‘Em matchups within the NBC Sports Predictor app, a free-to-play contest where a perfect score this week could win a $100,000 jackpot. We examined the latest pre-tournament odds, with Rory McIlroy back on the Ocean Course as the betting favorite, and took a deep dive into what can be learned from the results from the 2012 PGA at Kiawah when McIlroy won by eight shots.
Tuesday we’ll pick things up a notch with the second installment of “Going for the Green,” a 30-minute show that will be streamed live on the NBC Sports YouTube page beginning at 12 p.m. ET. Hosts Sara Perlman and Drew Dinsick will be joined by Will Gray and Josh Culp to break down the action from Kiawah, plus insight from PointsBet Sportsbook head trader Jay Croucher on which players are attracting the most action from bettors.
Fans looking to familiarize themselves with a unique venue can check out a thorough course preview on this week’s host site. For DFS players, we’ll have dedicated articles to DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo throughout the week discussing potential plays and fades within each format.
And yes, there will be wagers. Well before the first ball goes in the air Thursday morning, we’ll have articles breaking down potential winners and value plays within the top-10 and top-20 finisher markets. We’ll also analyze head-to-head wagers, offer potential first-round leader plays and dive into some of the European sleeper picks that could surprise from across the pond just as David Lynn did in 2012. Wednesday night we’ll include an action report, detailing the most popular bets, notable wagers and significant liabilities heading into the opening round.
The content will continue once the tournament is underway. Each night we’ll offer an update of the outright tournament odds, including potential live bet additions and head-to-head matchups to keep an eye on for the following day’s round.
And users can take things into their own hands, as well, with the debut of Golf EDGE Finder tools within the NBC Sports EDGE site. Beginning this week, EDGE+ MAX subscribers will have access to a wide array of new golf-specific tools, with customizable options across both betting and DFS to help leave no stone unturned while getting a leg up on the competition.
Another major championship is upon us – be sure to dive into the various content offerings to help get a better feel for who might be lifting the Wanamaker Trophy by Sunday.