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Akshay Bhatia Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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Betting Profile

HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 31: Akshay Bhatia of the United States lines up a putt on the 18th green during the final round of the Texas Children's Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on March 31, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 31: Akshay Bhatia of the United States lines up a putt on the 18th green during the final round of the Texas Children's Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on March 31, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

    Akshay Bhatia enters the 2024 Valero Texas Open April 4-7 coming off an 11th-place finish in the Texas Children's Houston Open in his most recent competition.

    Latest odds for Bhatia at the Valero Texas Open.

    The Valero Texas Open Tournament & Course Info

    • Date: April 4-7, 2024
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Course: TPC San Antonio (Oaks)
    • Par: 72 / 7,438 yards
    • Purse: $9.2M
    • Previous Winner: Corey Conners

    At the Valero Texas Open

    • Over his last two trips to the Valero Texas Open, Bhatia has an average score of -1, with an average finish of 46th.
    • Bhatia finished 46th (with a score of -1) in his most recent appearance at the Valero Texas Open (in 2023).
    • With numbers of 3.959 in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (eighth in field), 9.539 in SG: Approach the Green (first), and 0.376 in SG: Putting (41st), Corey Conners won this tournament in 2023.
    • Conners' average driving distance was 300.6 (51st in field), he hit 77.78% of greens in regulation (first), with 29 putts per round (53rd) en route to his win last year.

    Bhatia's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Bhatia's Recent Performances

    • Over his last five appearances, Bhatia has finished in the top 20 twice.
    • He has made two cuts over his last five tournaments.
    • Bhatia has finished within three shots of the leader in one of his last five appearances. Over that same span, he's finished with a better-than-average score twice.
    • He has an average score of -7 across his last five events.
    • In terms of driving distance, Akshay Bhatia has averaged 293.6 yards in his past five starts.
    • Bhatia is averaging -0.637 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Bhatia is averaging 0.881 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Bhatia's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Bhatia has put up a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.414 this season (27th on TOUR). His average driving distance (295.7 yards) ranks 96th, while his 65% driving accuracy average ranks 23rd.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Bhatia ranks 37th on TOUR with a mark of 0.404.
    • On the greens, Bhatia's 0.294 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 49th this season, and his putts-per-round average ranks first.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance96295.7293.6
    Greens in Regulation %1%65.08%
    Putts Per Round129.8
    Par Breakers1%17.86%
    Bogey Avoidance1%15.87%

    Bhatia's Best Finishes

    • Bhatia has taken part in nine tournaments this season, and he has not yet finished in the top 10.
    • In those nine tournaments, he made the cut on five occasions.
    • Currently, Bhatia has 330 points, placing him 55th in the FedExCup standings.

    Bhatia's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Bhatia produced his best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort at the Sony Open in Hawaii (January 2024), ranking 19th in the field at 2.441.
    • Bhatia's best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season came in March 2024 at the Texas Children's Houston Open, where he ranked second in the field with a mark of 7.925. He finished 11th in that tournament.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Bhatia posted his best effort this season at the Valspar Championship (March 2024), ranking 41st in the field with a mark of 0.439.
    • At The Sentry in January 2024, Bhatia delivered his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (4.822). That ranked third in the field.
    • Bhatia recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (9.048) at the Texas Children's Houston Open, which was held in March 2024. That performance ranked 11th in the field (he finished 11th in that tournament).

    Bhatia's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee270.4141.110
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green370.4040.824
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green137-0.193-0.416
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting490.294-0.637
    Average Strokes Gained: Total200.9190.881

    Bhatia's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 13-16RBC HeritageMC75-71+4--
    April 27-30Mexico Open at Vidanta468-65-63-70-18--
    May 4-7Wells Fargo Championship4372-69-69-73-1--
    May 25-28Charles Schwab Challenge5669-68-70-77+4--
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC73-78+7--
    June 8-11RBC Canadian Open6869-74-73-73+1--
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage ClassicMC73-69-2--
    July 6-9John Deere Classic3566-69-69-70-10--
    July 13-16Barbasol Championship968-68-70-65-17--
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC72-71+3--
    September 14-17Fortinet ChampionshipMC73-69-2--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship4366-72-72-70-8--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open3568-70-68-67-11--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP2171-69-70-70E--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology Championship1069-66-70-64-19--
    November 9-12Butterfield Bermuda Championship2065-66-70-68-15--
    November 16-19The RSM Classic3869-66-67-68-12--
    January 4-7The Sentry1469-64-66-71-22113
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii1369-64-68-67-1255
    January 18-21The American ExpressMC70-67-67-12--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open1370-71-69-70-853
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC75-71+4--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC71-74+3--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC72-72E--
    March 21-24Valspar Championship1774-68-70-68-443
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open1167-68-67-69-965

    All stats in this article are accurate for Bhatia as of the start of the Valero Texas Open.

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