2024 Valero Texas Open: PGA Golf Betting Picks This Week

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This week, Joe Cistaro breaks down PGA golf betting tips for the 2024 Valero Texas Open.

One week before the official beginning of spring, the PGA Tour stops at the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio. The Masters is on the horizon and marks the official start to majors season in golf. This week’s tournament in San Antonio is the final opportunity for those who have not qualified for The Masters to punch their ticket. Our betting preview covers the field, the course, and the Augusta National implications associated with this week’s tournament. Let’s build our betting card.

The Valero Texas Open Odds at DraftKings Sportsbook

At the time of this writing – April 2nd – you can find these odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. The below list features all golfers priced at 50/1 or better.

Golfer Odds
Rory McIlroy +900
Ludvig Aberg +1200
Jordan Spieth +2000
Hideki Matsuyama +2000
Max Homa +2200
Matt Fitzpatrick +2500
Corey Conners +2500
Collin Morikawa +2500
Byeong Hun An +3000
Alex Noren +3000
Tommy Fleetwood +3500
Harris English +3500
Brian Harman +3500
Billy Horschel +3500
Adam Scott +4000
Russell Henley +4500
Eric Cole +4500
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +4500
Maverick McNealy +5000
Beau Hossler +5000
Eric Cole +5000

2024 Valero Texas Open: PGA Golf Betting Picks This Week

Key Statistics

Unless mentioned otherwise, all Strokes Gained statistics will be referenced over the player’s previous 24 rounds on the PGA TOUR.

Corey Conners +2500 (FanDuel)

I covered my disappointment with myself for not betting on Corey Conners last year at this event in our betting preview. An event tailored to ball-striking is the perfect place for Mr. Conners. Corey hasn’t disappointed, never missing a cut at this event and compiling two victories.

Conners ranks second in the model I built for this week because of his profile as one of the best iron players in the game. He comes into this week off the back of two T20 finishes. He is in better form and will play at a very comfortable course.

I won’t miss another victory here and will use Conners as my one-and-done selection.

Christiaan Bezuidenhout +5500 (PointsBet)

Christiaan Bezuidenhout needs a victory at the Valero Texas Open to punch his ticket to Augusta National. C-Bez is in excellent form with a T10 finish in his last start at the Valspar. He should be extremely motivated to get the job done in San Antonio.

Bezuidenhout made his first start at the Valero Texas Open last season and secured a T30 finish. He has four T20 finishes this season, including a second-place finish at The American Express for which he collected a winner’s paycheck (Nick Dunlap victory). He ranks sixth in approach and putting and eleventh in overall strokes gained over his last 24 rounds.

We’ll print a ticket on C-Bez on PointsBet to win outright this week.

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Adam Scott +6000 (ESPNBet)

Adam Scott has not played many events in 2024 — seemingly poised to stay fit for the majors. His last start at The Players Championship resulted in a made cut but not much noise on the weekend. Scott, though, remains one of the better ball strikers on tour.

You won’t find a smoother swing than that of Adam Scott. The grizzled veteran continues to compete on the PGA Tour and consistently flirts with victories each year. Scott had a victory at the Valero in 2010 but more recently has T10 finishes at Phoenix and the Butterfield Bermuda fall swing event. At a 60-1 price tag, we could do worse than a ball striker of Scott’s caliber.

Hopefully, he is not simply tuning up for Augusta National. Regardless, we add him to our card at a minimal cost.

Charley Hoffman +15000 (BetMGM)

Finally, I discussed my interest in Charley Hoffman as a long shot in my preview article for this week’s event. Hoffman has dominated the Valero Texas Open over the years with several top-five finishes and his first career victory years ago.

While Hoffman is a bit longer in the tooth and not in the best form, his familiarity with this course is the only reason I am considering this outright bet at such an elevated price. Will he win this event? In all likelihood, he won’t. However, he showed us at the Waste Management Phoenix Open that he had something left in the tank. What better place to demonstrate this than his favorite course? We add him at a nominal cost.

2024 Valero Texas Open Betting Card

Golfer Odds Units Payout
Corey Conners +2500 1 25
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +5500 0.45 24.75
Adam Scott +6000 0.4 24
Charley Hoffman +15000 0.15 22.5

One-and-Done Pick: Corey Conners

Valero Texas Open Units: 2

2024 Net Units: -22.25

The Masters Futures

We secured additional promotional bets this week and have upped our exposure on Scottie Scheffler at The Masters. If Scheffler wins, we collect 146 units. Nothing would be better than to watch Scottie wear another green jacket live at Augusta National.

Follow me on X at @JoeCistaro to follow along with any additions, matchups, or top finishers I add to my outright betting card. Good luck with your wagers this week, and thanks for reading.

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About the Author

Joe Cistaro (joeycis)

A high school mathematics teacher from New Jersey, Joe Cistaro (aka joeycis) is a lifelong fantasy sports fan. As a member of the RotoGrinders community, Joe cut his teeth writing for the website through the blogging program. Previously engaging the community with articles such as Home Run Derby and Finding Paydirt, Joe now focuses his time on sports betting content for both the NFL and the PGA TOUR. Follow Joe on Twitter – @ JoeCistaro