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This week, the European Tour has the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters – known to most people as just the Qatar Masters.
This tournament has been part of the tour since 1998 and is hosted at the Doha Golf Club – where it has been held since 1998. That’s always nice because it gives us a lot of course history to go off on and base predictions based on that. Not just each golfers history of course – but the type of golfer who generally does well at this course.
Qatar Masters 2016 Betting Odds:
- Branden Grace: 7/1
- Sergio Garcia: 17/2
- Thomas Pieters: 14/1
- Louis Oosthuizen: 20/1
- Matthew Fitzpatrick: 22/1
- Bernd Wiesberger: 22/1
- Chris Wood: 25/1
- George Coetzee: 30/1
- Joost Luiten: 30/1
- Thongchai Jaidee: 33/1
Qatar Masters Betting Tip #1: Alejandro Canizares
Canizares is coming into this off an excellent performance at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship where he hit a -11 and came tied for 5th. What was notable was his closing two rounds which were excellent and showed he was back on his game.
That makes us very excited for his performance at the event this week in Qatar. Canizares has an excellent history here the last two years with two top 10 finishes. In both tournaments he has looked excellent and now he is coming here looking in fine form.
Canizares almost seems overlooked by the sportsbooks too with a whopping 40/1 price on his head to win the tournament.
We’ve looked at the odds and we’re going to be backing Canizares to win but do an E/W bet for it. We think he has the ability to sneak into this one and win.
And unfortunately that’s all we are betting this week. We’re a bit concerned about the weather forecast for this one. Wind is always an issue here but it’s looking to be even stronger than usual and could really affect the play. There are some people who seem to perform better when it comes to the wind – but we’re not going to bank on them this time.