Lost password?

Don't have an account?
Gain Access Now


Receive free daily analysis


Already have an account? Log In


Forgot Password


Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts

LIV Golf Betting Picks - 2024 Andalucía Preview and Best Bets

Jon Rahm - PGA DFS lineup picks daily fantasy golf

The LIV Golf League will hold this week’s event at Valderrama Golf Club in San Roque, Cadiz, Spain. Real Club Valderrama has hosted several prestigious events over the years including the 1997 Ryder Cup, Andalucia Masters, Volvo Masters, Ladies Spanish Open, Open de Espana, WGC-American Express Championship and beginning last year, LIV Andalucia. Valderrama has consistently been ranked the number one golf course in Spain and a top 100 course in the world.

This week will mark LIV’s second stop at Valderrama. Sergio Garcia, Eugenio Chacarra, David Puig and Jon Rahm are the four Spanish-born players in the field this week. Garcia spoke with media prior to the 2023 event and expressed his excitement about the event being held at Valderrama, calling it “the best field that Valderrama has ever seen” and went on to say that the “fans and the course both deserve a field like this.” The strength of the field has only improved and gotten more exciting for the fans with LIV’s addition of Jon Rahm.

The event will be played Friday-Sunday and will air on the CW Network in 100% of U.S. markets, as well as the CW App and LIV Golf Plus. Globally the event will be broadcasted in over 160 international territories Live and On-Demand, free of charge, via LIV Golf Plus. 

LIV Golf Andalucía Course Breakdown

Below is the official Round 1 scorecard provided by LIV Golf.

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 35
Yardage 399 421 187 564 381 173 490 351 441 3407
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In
Par 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 36
Yardage 369 557 212 418 470 225 433 536 463 3603

Valderrama was constructed in 1974 and designed by architect Robert Trent Jones. It was acquired by James Ortiz-Patino in 1984 and the course was expanded and redesigned. Jones was brought back to help with the redesign process. The course will play as a 7010-yard par-71 this week. The fourth hole La Cascada is the signature hole on the course, it is the longest hole at Valderrama, featuring a difficult two-tiered green and a pond to the right.

While the distance isn’t going to blow anyone away, Valderrama is a challenging course. Sergio Garcia, who has had a ton of success at this course, including multiple wins, has spoken about what it takes to win at Valderrama. He noted that “you have to drive the ball well” and that “you have to put the ball in the right spots. If you manage to do that, then you can score. If you don’t, it’s a grind.”

During its tenure of hosting an annual event on the DP World Tour, we have seen the winner at Valderrama get to as low as -19 and as high as +2. Last season Talor Gooch was victorious in LIV’s inaugural event at Valderrama with a winning score of -12. Only three players scored better than six-under for the week. I expect similar types of scores this week, looking at a winner somewhere between ten and thirteen under par.

Talor Gooch finished the week inside the top-3 in both fairway percentage and green in regulation percentage, emphasizing Sergio Garcia’s point above about putting the ball in the right spots around this course. In fact, each of the top three finishers: Gooch, Dechambeau and Koepka finished inside the top-five on the week in green in regulation percentage. If you get out of place at Valderrama, you are going to have an extremely hard time contending to win.

The top five LIV players this season in Green in Regulation percentage are as follows:

  1. Paul Casey
  2. Joaquin Niemann
  3. Richard Bland
  4. Jon Rahm
  5. Sergio Garcia

LIV Golf Betting Odds - Andalucía

Below are the current odds to win LIV Andalucía as posted by BetUs. Odds on different sportsbooks are subject to change, so I would recommend finding the best numbers available.

1001 Bryson DeChambeau +600
1002 Joaquin Niemann +900
1003 Jon Rahm +900
1004 Tyrrell Hatton +900
1005 Sergio Garcia +1100
1006 Brooks Koepka +1500
1007 Cameron Smith +1800
1008 Talor Gooch +1800
1009 Carlos Ortiz +2000
1010 Patrick Reed +2500
1011 Abraham Ancer +2800
1012 Louis Oosthuizen +2500
1013 Dustin Johnson +3000
1014 Dean Burmester +2800
1015 Lucas Herbert +3500
1016 Marc Leishman +4000
1017 Paul Casey +3500
1018 Cameron Tringale +4000
1019 David Puig +3500
1020 Richard Bland +3500
1021 Thomas Pieters +4500
1022 Sebastian Munoz +3300
1023 Matthew Wolff +5000
1024 Adrian Meronk +4000
1025 Anirban Lahiri +5000
1026 Kevin Na +6600
1027 Jason Kokrak +5500
1028 John Catlin +4500
1029 Lee Westwood +12500
1030 Martin Kaymer +12000
1031 Brendan Steele +7000
1032 Sam Horsfield +7000
1033 Henrik Stenson +8000
1034 Peter Uihlein +10000
1035 Mito Pereira +8000
1036 Graeme McDowell +12500
1037 Harold Varner III +10000
1038 Caleb Surratt +8000
1039 Ian Poulter +12500
1040 Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra +11000
1041 Charl Schwartzel +12500
1042 Kieran Vincent +15000
1043 Matt Jones +15000
1044 Andy Ogletree +22500
1045 Scott Vincent +20000
1046 Pat Perez +27500
1047 Branden Grace +25000
1048 Phil Mickelson +30000
1049 Bubba Watson +30000

LIV Golf Betting Strategy and Selections - Andalucía

For the first time ever, I'm going single bullet this week. Everything I have looked at and researched has led me to one name.

Jon Rahm +900

Jon Rahm has been lurking around the leaderboards all season long. In eight career LIV starts, Rahm has yet to finish outside the top ten. He has finished inside the top-five in five of the eight events and has made it into the final group multiple times. Rahm won eleven times on the PGA tour before joining LIV, so it feels like his time to start racking up LIV wins is coming soon.

Rahm surprised many when he withdrew from the LIV Houston event, mid-event, with a foot injury and raised even more eyebrows after pulling out of the U.S. Open in June. However, he teed it up the following week at LIV Nashville, looking sharp while finishing tied for third. He now heads to Valderrama with a chance to get the monkey off his back. While I’m sure Rahm is motivated to pick up his first LIV win each time he tees it up, there is no event more special to him this season than this week back in his home country.

Valderrama is a special place to Rahm and played a huge role in getting him into golf. Rahm’s family attended the ’97 Ryder Cup in Spain and it was a large reason they pushed Rahm into playing golf. Seve Ballesteros, Rahm’s idol, was captain that week in 1997. He has acknowledged nobody can have the kind of impact on Spanish golf that Seve did but takes great pride in continuing to grow the game back home.

In terms of course fit, Rahm has had a spectacular statistical season. He ranks fourth in Green in Regulation percentage, first in total birdies and sixth in putting. It’s actually kind of remarkable those stats haven’t resulted in a win yet for Rahm. I spoke earlier about how important is was to hit greens at Valderrama, and that is what Rahm has done this season. I am expecting it to all come together this week for the Spaniard in his home country.


Win More With RotoBaller

Win more with expert tools and advice from proven winners! RotoBaller's PGA Premium Packages feature several savvy analysts and proven winners for DFS and betting.

Our very own Joe Nicely took down a big DraftKings DFS tournament for the Travelers Championship. And as an encore, RotoBaller subscriber @tenndolly2 won $100K on FanDuel with the help of Joe and the rest of our Premium PGA team: Between all the incredible Premium PGA DFS and Betting content and tools we put out each week, and our Premium Slack Community where we chat with our subscribers before lineups lock, RotoBaller PGA subscribers are armed with the tools, analysis, and advice to win more.

Golf DFS News and Player Outlooks

More Golf Analysis and DFS Lineup Picks


Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts


Luis Arraez17 mins ago

Returns To Action On Friday
Bo Bichette27 mins ago

Returns To Kick Off The Second Half
Joe Mixon1 hour ago

Expects Heavy Workload In Houston
Juwan Johnson1 hour ago

Saints Put Juwan Johnson On PUP List
J.J. McCarthy2 hours ago

Signs Four-Year Rookie Deal
Eduardo Rodriguez2 hours ago

Merrill Kelly, Eduardo Rodriguez To Throw Bullpens On Saturday
Ziaire Williams3 hours ago

Heading To Brooklyn
Kris Dunn4 hours ago

Moved To Clippers, Signs New Contract
Kevin Durant4 hours ago

Expected To Return To Team USA Practice
Jordan Montgomery4 hours ago

Throws Sim Game, On Track To Return Next Week
Clint Capela4 hours ago

Knicks "Checked In" On Clint Capela
Clayton Kershaw4 hours ago

To Make Another Rehab Start On Friday
Virna Jandiroba5 hours ago

Looks To Extend Her Win Streak
Amanda Lemos5 hours ago

Looks To Win Back-To-Back Fights
Brad Tavares5 hours ago

Set For Co-Main Event
JunYong Park5 hours ago

A Favorite At UFC Vegas 94
Kaynan Kruschewsky6 hours ago

Searching For First UFC Win At UFC Vegas 94
Kurt Holobaugh6 hours ago

Looks To Get Back In The Win Column
Hunter Brown19 hours ago

Receiving First Start After All-Star Break
Corbin Burnes19 hours ago

Getting Second Half Underway For O's
Sonny Gray19 hours ago

Taking The Hill Against Braves
Tanner Bibee19 hours ago

Gets The Nod For Friday's Start
19 hours ago

Russell Westbrook Traded To Utah, Likely Heading To Denver
Jack Flaherty19 hours ago

Starting Friday Against Toronto
Justin Steele19 hours ago

To Kick Off Second Half For Cubs
Chris Olave20 hours ago

Placed On Non-Football Injury List
New Orleans Saints20 hours ago

Ryan Ramczyk Won't Play In 2024
Nick Chubb20 hours ago

Likely To Be Placed On PUP List
Mike Williams20 hours ago

Placed On PUP List
Bill Algeo20 hours ago

Looks To Return To Win Column At UFC Vegas 94
MMA20 hours ago

Doo Ho Choi Ends Layoff At UFC Vegas 94
Bruno Silva20 hours ago

Looks To Extend Win Streak At UFC Vegas 94
Cody Durden20 hours ago

A Slight Favorite At UFC Vegas 94
MMA20 hours ago

Seung Woo Choi An Underdog At UFC Vegas 94
Steve Garcia20 hours ago

Looks To Extend Knockout Streak At UFC Vegas 94
21 hours ago

Jacob Wilson Promoted To The Major Leagues
Miami Dolphins1 day ago

Bradley Chubb, Jalean Phillips Land On PUP List
Yandy Díaz1 day ago

Rays Will Listen On Randy Arozarena, Yandy Diaz, Isaac Paredes
Brooks Baldwin1 day ago

White Sox Calling Up Brooks Baldwin
Fernando Tatis Jr.1 day ago

MRI Shows Fernando Tatis Jr. Is Healing
Dylan Crews1 day ago

Nationals Will Consider Calling Up Dylan Crews In The Second Half
Michael Harris II1 day ago

Not Close To A Return
Triston Casas1 day ago

Could Begin Rehab Assignment Before End Of July
Kyle Tucker1 day ago

Hasn't Resumed Hitting
Tristan Da Silva1 day ago

Stays Hot From Deep Versus Grizzlies
Scotty Pippen Jr.1 day ago

Totals 25 Points, Nine Assists Wednesday
Taylor Hendricks1 day ago

Notches 23 Points With Near-Perfect Shooting
David Roddy1 day ago

Pushes Suns Past Thunder
Keon Ellis1 day ago

Bounces Back With 29 Points Versus Knicks
Bronny James1 day ago

Helps Lakers To Victory With 12-Point Effort
Kodai Senga2 days ago

To Make Another Rehab Start This Weekend
Josh Richardson2 days ago

Hopes To Be Ready For Training Camp
Julius Randle2 days ago

Recovery "Going Incredibly Well"
Khris Middleton2 days ago

Has Surgery On Both Ankles This Offseason
Houston Texans2 days ago

Laremy Tunsil Fully Healthy After Arthroscopic Surgery
Xavier Worthy2 days ago

Won't Start Training Camp On PUP List
Deshaun Watson2 days ago

Hasn't Had Setbacks With His Shoulder
2 days ago

Usman Garuba Heading Back To Spain
Jarace Walker2 days ago

Stays Hot From Deep Tuesday
Marcus Sasser2 days ago

Enjoys Good Two-Way Outing
Jalen Wilson2 days ago

Leads Nets Past Knicks With 27-Point Effort
Karlo Matkovic2 days ago

Puts In Big Performance Versus Spurs
Alexandre Sarr2 days ago

Goes Scoreless On 15 Shots
Mason Miller3 days ago

Earns All-Star Game Win
Nicolai Hojgaard3 days ago

Continues Playing Well Before The Open Championship
Russell Henley3 days ago

Eyeing Strong Performance At The Open Championship
PGA3 days ago

Sungjae Im Playing Some Of His Best Golf In Lead-Up To The Open Championship
Dustin Johnson3 days ago

Lacking Major Championship Form In 2024
Jordan Spieth3 days ago

Struggling Ahead Of The Open Championship
Max Homa3 days ago

Slipping In Form Heading To Royal Troon
Charles Bassey3 days ago

Returning To The Spurs
Theo Johnson3 days ago

Giants Place Theo Johnson On PUP List
Daniel Jones3 days ago

Healthy, Won't Be Placed On PUP List
Ricky Pearsall3 days ago

Lands On Non-Football Injury List
Denver Broncos3 days ago

Quinn Meinerz Inks Four-Year Extension With Broncos
Dean Burmester3 days ago

May Be A Risk Worth Taking
Justin Rose3 days ago

Making His 22nd Career Open Championship Appearance
Robert MacIntyre3 days ago

Robert Macintyre Hoping To Take Momentum From Historic Win To Royal Troon
Christian Watson3 days ago

Health Imperative For Packers WR Corps
Sahith Theegala3 days ago

An Interesting But Risky Option At Royal Troon
Matt Fitzpatrick3 days ago

Looking For Consistent Ball-Striking At Open Championship
Davante Adams3 days ago

Expected To Stay With Raiders
Wyndham Clark3 days ago

Rolling Into Royal Troon After Intriguing Run Of Form
Caleb Williams3 days ago

Bears, Caleb Williams Agree On Rookie Deal
Keegan Bradley3 days ago

Looks To End Cut Streak At 2024 Open Championship
Brian Harman3 days ago

Looks To Defend The Claret Jug
Corey Conners3 days ago

Brings Strong Form To Royal Troon Debut
Cameron Young3 days ago

Readies For Third Open Championship
Tony Finau3 days ago

Returns To Royal Troon
Justin Thomas3 days ago

Returns To The Site Of His First Open
Brooks Koepka3 days ago

Debuts At Royal Troon
Daniel Jones3 days ago

Hasn't Had Any Setbacks
Rome Odunze3 days ago

Signs Rookie Deal
Brandon Aiyuk3 days ago

Officially Requests A Trade
Bryson DeChambeau3 days ago

Bryson Dechambeau Looking To Finish Off Historic Major Run At Royal Troon
Ludvig Aberg3 days ago

Debuts At The Open Championship
Kyle Busch4 days ago

Hopes For Playoffs Take Another Hit At Pocono
Ross Chastain4 days ago

Struggles Continue At Pocono
NASCAR4 days ago

Martin Truex Jr Won Stage 1 at Pocono, but Foiled by Strategy Yet Again
Ryan Blaney4 days ago

Denny Hamlin Finished Second at Pocono but Matched Ryan Blaney in Performance
Ty Gibbs4 days ago

Had Speed at Pocono, but Hindered by Strategy, Speeding Penalty, and Sour Engine
Ryan Blaney4 days ago

Scores Penske's First Pocono Win Since 2011
Tracy Cortez4 days ago

Suffers Her First UFC Loss
Rose Namajunas4 days ago

Dominates Tracy Cortez
Tyler Reddick4 days ago

Incredible Consistency Continues At Pocono
Alex Bowman4 days ago

Captures Third Place At Pocono
Muslim Salikhov4 days ago

Edges Out Split Decision At UFC Denver
Santiago Ponzinibbio4 days ago

Loses Second Fight In A Row
Ange Loosa4 days ago

Drops Decision Matchup
Gabriel Bonfim4 days ago

Gets Decision Win At UFC Denver
Brad Keselowski4 days ago

Finishes Seventh At The Great American Getaway 400
Chris Buescher4 days ago

Earns Spot In DraftKings Winning Lineup At Pocono
Joey Logano4 days ago

Finishes Fifth At Pocono On Sunday
William Byron4 days ago

Still Ends Up In Top Five At Pocono
Abdul Razak Alhassan5 days ago

Gets a NC At UFC Denver
Cody Brundage5 days ago

Fight Ends Early Due To Illegal Shots
Christian Rodriguez5 days ago

Gets Submitted At UFC Denver
NASCAR5 days ago

Bubba Wallace Is One Of The Top DFS Options For Pocono
Martin Truex Jr5 days ago

. Is A Top Favorite To Win At Pocono
Joey Logano5 days ago

Will Start 10th At Pocono This Week
Brad Keselowski5 days ago

Should Fantasy Players Roster Brad Keselowski At Pocono?
Chase Elliott5 days ago

Will Start 11th At Pocono This Week
Austin Cindric5 days ago

Is A Capable Value Pick For Pocono
William Byron5 days ago

Expect William Byron To Compete For The Win At Pocono
Denny Hamlin5 days ago

The Favorite To Win At Pocono
Tyler Reddick5 days ago

Should Be Strong At Pocono




Travis Etienne Jr. - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Can You Trust Travis Etienne in 2024? Fantasy Football Outlook

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne missed the entire first year of his NFL career after suffering a Lisfranc injury in the 2021 preseason. However, ever since he began getting regular-season action in 2022, he has not looked back. In PPR formats, Etienne was the RB17 in 2022 and the RB3 last year. On the... Read More

Jordan Love - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Targets, NFL Injury News

Quarterback Targets and Sleepers for Best Ball Leagues - 2024 Fantasy Football Outlook

The Scott Fish Bowl is underway. While the rest of redraft leagues won’t draft until next month, July is the perfect time for fantasy players to join a best ball draft. However, they should know the difference between redraft and best ball fantasy leagues. Fantasy players need to manage their redraft leagues, making weekly transactions... Read More

Drake London - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Predicting All First-Time 1,000-Yard Receivers in 2024 - NFL Fantasy Football Outlook

The 1,000-yard mark has long been seen as a barometer of success for wide receivers. In truth, it has been watered down a bit with the league becoming more pass-heavy. However, it’s still a badge of honor, and 1,000-yard receivers certainly help any fantasy football roster. Each year, we have a new crop of receivers... Read More

Brandin Cooks - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

The Most Undervalued Fantasy Football Player from Every NFC Team (2024)

Fantasy football is all about value. Taking a player three rounds earlier than where he is going in drafts likely won't work out in the long run. Of course, there are exceptions to that rule, like if fantasy managers took Rachaad White a couple of rounds earlier last year.  Sometimes, reaching for players is also... Read More

Trey McBride - Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Wire Pickups, Draft Sleepers, Tight End

Predicting the Top-3 Fantasy Football Players At Each Position - 2024 Fantasy Football Outlook

When it comes to playing fantasy football, prognostication is extremely important. Yes, we as fantasy players are not correct as often as we'd like to think, but this is part of the game. As Hyman Roth once said in "The Godfather Part II," "This is the business we've chosen!" However, it's still an important exercise... Read More

Zamir White - Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Wire Pickups, NFL Injury News

The RB Dead Zone In Fantasy Football: What Is It And Do You Need To Avoid It?

To veer or not to veer, that is the question. The running back dead zone is a dangerous realm, one that’s not for the faint of heart. You may have been spurned in the past by the likes of running backs like Mike Davis in 2021, Chase Edmonds in 2022, and Alexander Mattison in 2023.... Read More

DeVonta Smith - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Philadelphia Eagles 2024 Fantasy Football Team Preview - QB, RB, WR, TE Outlooks

Welcome to my 2024 fantasy football preview for the Philadelphia Eagles as part of my team-by-team fantasy football outlooks series. This new 32-part series will dissect each NFL team through a fantasy football lens. We'll look at each of the four primary positions—quarterback, running back, wide receiver, and tight end—and identify each player's value at... Read More

Dak Prescott - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Fantasy Football Players to Target and Avoid - NFC East

Fantasy football managers are gearing up for the 2024 NFL season and preparing for their fantasy football drafts. Evaluating the NFC East rosters to determine which players to target and which to avoid is crucial for these drafts. This article tackles fantasy targets and those to avoid from each NFC East team. The NFC East... Read More

Bijan Robinson - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Rookies, Draft Sleepers

Best Ball Running Back Rankings for 2024 Fantasy Football Drafts (Tiers 1-3) - July Updates

Some of you have been building rosters in best ball drafts since the initial weeks of the offseason, and participation in this format has accelerated as we have advanced through the summer. Enthusiasm for these leagues remains enormous as it provides the opportunity to satisfy your passion for involvement in the draft process while completing... Read More

Rachaad White - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

One-Man Backfields To Avoid In 2024 Fantasy Football Drafts

Bell-cow running backs in the NFL have become about as rare as having a positive interaction on social media. As a result, it's getting extremely difficult to find a workhorse back in fantasy football drafts. That makes our job as fantasy players trickier. While we typically want to target backfields with bell-cow rushers, there are... Read More

Harrison Butker - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Kickers

Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings (K)

    Fantasy Football Rankings by NFL Position ALL - QB - RB - WR - TE - DEF   Kicker (K) Rankings Articles On this page you will find all of RotoBaller's fantasy football rankings for kicker (K) and the NFL season. All of RotoBaller's fantasy football rankings analysis, advice and articles related to the kicker position appear here. Our fantasy football rankings articles include analysis on numerous league formats... Read More

CeeDee Lamb - Fantasy Football Rankings, DFS and Betting Picks, NFL Injury News

11 Fantasy Football Wide Receivers With Target Hog Potential

For a wide receiver to be good in fantasy, they must get the football. Duh, right? But you know what I mean: the more targets a player receives, the more opportunities exist for them to score points in fantasy. Sometimes, you get players who are their team's No. 1 receiver, which leads to a high... Read More

Chris Olave - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

The Best Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Tandems for 2024 Drafts

Being successful in your fantasy football league will require drafting players who will be able to score fantasy points consistently every week as well as offer a very high ceiling of potential when it comes to fantasy scoring. The wide receiver position is the one that tends to offer the highest fantasy ceiling in a... Read More