European Tour Picks – Porsche European Open Matchup Odds and Picks

European Tour Picks – Porsche European Open Matchup Odds and Picks

A full field creates a number of matchup wagering opportunities when the European Tour heads to Germany for the Porsche European Open, contested for the third straight year at the Green Eagle Golf Courses in Hamburg. A contingent of American golfers makes its way across the pond to participate now that the PGA season has ended. Xander Schauffele has emerged as the betting favorite at offshore sportsbooks and is featured in a several matchups. Fellow countrymen Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar are also listed among the favorites and can be bought in head-to-head battles with some of the Euro circuit’s finest. Visit for a complete list of matchup odds.

Porsche European Open Matchup Odds at

Matthew Southgate -105 vs. Joachim B. Hansen -115

Alexander Bjork -105 vs. Troy Merritt -115

Joakim Lagergren -110 vs. Kurt Kitayama -120

Lucas Herbert -105 vs. Ross Fisher -115

Renato Paratore +115 vs. Jordan Smith -135

Cormac Sharvin -105 vs. Robert MacIntyre -115

Adri Arnaus -120 vs. Alexander Levy +100

Grant Forrest -110 vs. Hideto Tanihara -120

Xander Schauffele -110 vs. Paul Casey -110

Xander Schauffele -140 vs. Patrick Reed +120

Bernd Wiesberger -105 vs. Matthias Schwab -115

Thomas Pieters -135 vs. Rory Sabbatini +115

Bernd Wiesberger +100 vs. Lucas Bjerregaard -120

Matt Kuchar -125 vs. Thomas Pieters +105

Ashley Chesters -150 vs. Alvaro Quiros +120

Jorge Campillo -125 vs. Paul Waring +105

Andy Sullivan -115 vs. Sam Horsfield -105

Nacho Elvira -105 vs. Adrian Otaegui -115

Christofer Blomstrand +105 vs. Ashun Wu -125

Kalle Samooja -105 vs. Fabrizio Zanotti -115

Pablo Larrazabal +125 vs. Richie Ramsay -145

Minwoo Lee -110 vs. Oliver Wilson -120

Guido Migliozzi +115 vs. Richard Sterne -135

Victor Dubuisson -125 vs. Sean Crocker +105

John Catlin -120 vs. Lorenzo Gagli -110

Darren Fichardt -110 vs. Jack Singh Brar -120

Sihwan Kim -140 vs. Zander Lombard +110

Callum Shinkwin -120 vs. David Drysdale -110

Paul Casey -125 vs. Patrick Reed +105

Dean Burmester +110 vs. Rikard Karlberg -130

Matt Kuchar -155 vs. Rory Sabbatini +135

Lucas Bjerregaard +105 vs. Matthias Schwab -125

Maximilian Kieffer -110 vs. Soren Kjeldsen -120

James Morrison -110 vs. Jeff Winther -120

Julian Suri -115 vs. Ryan Fox -105

Need to Know

Much like Tiger Woods on the links, I’ve been struggling with my matchup picks the last few weeks. My assessment of Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia cost me two wins last week, though I did go 2-3 overall. And like Bernd Wiesberger, you just never know what can happen on the course. The one thing that sticks out about this week’s host is the length. Green Eagle measures nearly 7,600 yards with five par-5s. Four of the long holes are featured on the back nine and cover a combined 2,369 yards. The 517-yard 18th hole is the shortest of the bunch and makes for an interesting finish. Following a five-year hiatus, the event reemerged in Germany and will play in Hamburg for the third straight year.

Porsche European Open Matchup Picks

Xander Schauffele -110 vs. Paul Casey

The X-man tees it up in Germany for the first time and he’ll have some added incentive returning to his father’s homeland. There is plenty to suggest that Schauffele will be in the hunt. He’s coming off a runner-up finish in the PGA Tour Championship and at No. 9 in the OWGR he’s the highest ranked player in the field. Splitting time between the Tours, Schauffele is also No. 10 in the Race to Dubai. Schauffele will likely be in the hunt for the individual title and I’ll take his odds in this matchup with Casey.

Rikard Karlberg -130 vs. Dean Burmester

Karlberg has made a grand return from an illness that kept him away from golf for 18 months. Working his way up through the Challenge Tour with a couple of top-10 showings, the Swede grabbed a share of fifth at the Czech Masters a few weeks back. Toss in his record at the German tournament – T5 in 2015 and T19 at Green Eagle in 2017 – and Karlberg is my pick in this head-to-head.

Cormac Sharvin -105 vs. Robert MacIntyre

Another player burning up the Challenge Tour and looking to make a dent on the Euro circuit is Sharvin, who has been as consistent as any golfer over the last few months. He has four top-5s, including a best T2 in Belgium last week, with an additional two top-10s in his last 10 starts. His last two starts on the Euro Tour haven’t been bad, either, with a T15 at the Irish Open two months ago and a T17 in Kenya. Definitely someone to keep an eye on and I like Sharvin in this matchup.

Thomas Pieters -135 vs. Rory Sabbatini

A run of hot form has Pieters as a big favorite in this matchup and I like for him to prevail. Pieters is one of the top Euro Tour players in the field and he enters following a win at the Czech Masters last month and a follow up T12 at the European Masters last week. Pieters likes to go long and the Green Eagle layout will certainly allow him to do that.

Lucas Bjerregaard +105 vs. Matthias Schwab

At plus odds and with his knowledge of the course it’s tough to bet against Bjerregaard in this matchup. Okay, the form hasn’t exactly been scintillating at Green Eagle, which leads to some hesitation, but playing here three times since 2010 is something that can’t be overlooked. Bjerregaard has had moments with three sub-70 rounds on this track and he was in contention last week before a third round 70 dropped him off the pace. That’s more than can be said about Schwab, who has struggled with consistency.

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