AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 2023 Odds Guide, Preview, Betting Picks, Predictions: Power Play

Seamus PowerThe presence of the celebrities can be a distraction for pure golf fans. There is a tournament to be won and you don’t necessarily want to see a Hollywood A-Lister spraying the ball from one side of the green to the other. The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 2023 may not be for everyone, but we do see some world class golf from the professionals and it does tend to draw a strong field.

As the PGA Tour season continues, we had a productive week at the Farmers Insurance Open as two of our three top 10 finish picks landed. Both Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama delivered returns, so let us see if we can keep that run going with our AT&T Pebble Beach predictions and picks for this week’s golf preview. The action takes place on three separate courses in Pebble Beach, California.

Opening markets for the 2023 edition of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am list two joint favorites. Both Jordan Spieth and Matt Fitzpatrick sit at the top of the outright winner market at best industry odds of 9/1. Spieth was the solitary runner-up last year behind Tom Hoge and he is also a former champion, having won by four strokes over Kelly Kraft in 2017. Fitzpatrick is in decent form and tied for sixth in this tournament last year. It is also worth noting that the Englishman finished in a respectable tie for 12th when the US Open came to Pebble Beach in 2019.

Just behind the top two is Viktor Hovland who is listed at a top price of 11/1. He has only appeared in this event once and tied for 38th, but he is a much-improved golfer since that performance in 2020.

There is a significant gap between the favorites and the rest of this field of golfers which is headed up by defending champion Tom Hoge. In a thrilling finish 12 months ago, Hoge edged out Jordan Spieth by two shots to claim his first, and so far only PGA Tour victory.  Hoge can be backed at a best of 20/1 for a successful defense.

Seamus Power and Maverick McNealy follow at 22/1. McNealy was a runner-up to Daniel Berger in 2021 after finishing in a tie for fifth the previous year. Power led this event by five shots after two rounds last year and, while he finished in a tie for ninth, he went on to enjoy great success in 2022.

Moving through the betting lines for the main offshore sportsbooks that we recommend, Justin Rose and Andrew Putnam are quoted at best odds of 28/1, while Matt Kuchar is further back at 30/1. Putnam tied for sixth at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am last year and is currently enjoying a run of 14 made cuts.

Justin Rose also enjoys a good record at Pebble Beach, but could be haunted by poor final rounds that have cost him wins. Kuchar has appeared many times and it is surprising to learn that his best finish was a tie for 22nd in 2019.

Other names to consider in this section include Denny McCarthy, Keith Mitchell and Joel Dahmen who are all quoted at 33/1 in places.

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Outsiders To Consider

Taylor Pendrith and Thomas Detry begin the list of longshots with both men available at best odds of 50/1. It is a mixed bunch in this section, but there are some interesting prices as we work through it.

Russell Knox is rated relatively highly in the Power Rankings compared to his best odds of 80/1. Knox’s best finish in this event is a tie for seventh in a record that includes three top 15 finishes.

Kevin Streelman was a runner-up to Nick Taylor in 2020 and he is out at a top price of 100/1. He has recorded six straight top 20 finishes at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am and could be worth a wager in the top 10 finish betting odds markets this week.

Other names to mention in this section include Ryan Palmer at 80/1, Kevin Kisner at 80/1, Webb Simpson at 90/1, Danny Willett at 100/1, Garrick Higgo at 100/1 and Charley Hoffman at 125/1.

Our Preview’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Course & Betting Trends with Predictions & Picks Verdict

There are three golf courses in play this week in a tournament that has to include a huge field of 156 professionals and their 156 celebrity partners. Over the first three days, the teams will alternate between Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Club and the Monterey Peninsula Country Club.

After a 54-hole cut, the remaining players finish back at Pebble Beach. There is a better ball competition among the teams, but this preview is solely focused on the professional stroke play tournament.

None of the three courses are especially long, but there is the threat of windy conditions and all the other challenges that links golf brings into play. With so many amateurs in the field, the locations cannot be too punishing, so the rough is trimmed and the greens are set at average speeds.

The pros can clearly benefit from this so for the betting picks and predictions, this preview is looking for someone in form who has good all-round stats. Seamus Power fits that bill after a breakthrough season and he can rise to the top with several of the big names absent this week. We have also got some top 10 finish tips to suggest:

  • Seamus Power to win @ best odds of +2000 (20/1) with BetOnline or EveryGame.
  • Top 10 Finish Picks (all odds with BetOnline who are longest on these players): Power (+275), Matt Kuchar (+375), Russell Knox (+750) and Joel Dahmen (+320).