Wyndham Championship 2022 Odds: Stats, Picks and FedEx Cup Points Update

The Wyndham Championship 2022 event is the final tournament ahead of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. Last chance to earn FedEx Cup points, and one of the leading favorites this week is Webb Simpson, who is sits No. 126 entering the event. The top 125 players in the FedEx Cup Points Standings earn a spot into the opening playoff event next week in Memphis at TPC Southwind.

Simpson is actually No. 117 in the standings with the adjustment for LIV Golf players who are ineligible to play in the playoffs but had already earned enough points to qualify. Simpson actually opened as the +1500 favorite at FanDuel Sportsbook, but is +2500 in Las Vegas at the SuperBook.

Wyndham Championship 2022 Odds

I chip-in more coverage including dark horses to watch and wager on for The Duel Sports. Take a look at my insight and info on Denny McCarthy, Harold Varner III and Callum Tarren.

Denny McCarthy is one of the very elite putters on Tour, and best in this field. He’s also one of the most accurate from the tee. The 29-year-old East Coast native is having his finest year on Tour, and playing some of his best golf recently. McCarthy’s short game, putting and approach stats all rank top-10 in this field when playing Sedgefield, and his last three appearances have produced a T-22, T-9 and T-15 finish while shooting all 12 rounds under par. Invest in this short-hitting riser who is on a roll with three top-7 finishes in his last five tournaments.

Last week we had the outright winner and small pizza bet on Tony Finau, and he won his second straight start at the Rocket Mortgage Classic. We passed on tournament match-ups, and enter the Wyndham Championship 18-9 this year on posted tournament match-ups.

Low scoring in play again this week at the 7,131 yard par 70 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, NC. Accuracy from the tee, strong approach play and making lots of putts is in order to contend with those dialed in on shorter irons and success. Eight par 4s from 400-450 yards set players up for scoring success.

Kevin Kisner won a 6-man playoff last year with a -15 under par total score of 265, and the winning scores in previous years were lower. Webb Simpson has finished top-3 or better in four of the last five years at Sedgefield along with a T-7 last year. He also won the event in 2011 and has been the most dominant player over the history of the event played at Sedgefield CC.

KEY STATS

Since 2010, the average strokes gained approach ranking of the Wyndham winner is 6.2, and six of the last nine winners ranked fourth or better on approach. Kisner averaged 3.9 strokes on approach last year but was among the very best in the field in SG: Total at 10.3. He was strongest in Tee-to-Green, which is a golf stats of significance this week along with putting on bermuda. Also add par-4 scoring and proximity from 150-175 to your research and stats models.

As you watch and wager and consider your pre-tournament strategies and live in-play options. Know too that first-time winners have won the Wyndham seven of the last 15 years.

Wyndham Championship Picks

Fairway’s Favorites: Billy Horschel, Russell Henley, Kevin Kisner, Aaron Wise
Fairway’s Longshots: Denny McCarthy, J.T. Poston, Harold Varner III, Callum Tarren

Tournament Match-ups: Aaron Wise (-125) over Joohyung Kim (SuperBook) YTD 18-9 TYD

Next week it’s the start of the FedEx Cup Playoffs with the FedEx St. Jude Championship the opening event at TPC Southwind in Memphis.

Author: FairwayJay is a leading national sports betting analyst, writer, handicapper and sports betting insider providing insight and information you can bet on for nearly two decades from Las Vegas. He chips in additional sports betting coverage and reporting on industry news and events for leading media and sports betting sites and companies. Follow him on Twitter: @FairwayJay