NASCAR Drydene 400 Odds and Picks
Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after successful the NASCAR Cup Sequence auto race at Darlington Raceway, Sunday, Could 9, 2021, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photograph/Terry Renna)
- Martin Truex Jr. is the favourite this week on the Drydene 400 on Could sixteenth, 2021
- Denny Hamlin remains to be searching for his first win after yet one more top-five end at Darlington
- We’ve received you coated with all the percentages and tendencies forward of Sunday afternoon’s race at Dover Worldwide Speedway
NASCAR heads as much as the mid-Atlantic with a Sunday afternoon race after final week’s clinic by Martin Truex Jr. on the Goodyear 400. Truex Jr. is a +350 favourite to take residence the checkered flag within the Drydene 400 odds. Joey Logano (+1600) is an fascinating decide to contend on Sunday given how he has completed on the observe previously. His odds to complete within the high three are listed at +400. Additionally, look ahead to Kyle Busch once more at Dover.
Let’s check out the percentages for the NASCAR Drydene 400, and decipher which drivers are the perfect bets.
NASCAR Drydene 400 Odds
|Driver||Odds to Win at DraftKings||Odds to End Prime Three||Odds to End Prime 10|
|Martin Truex Jr.||+350||+100||-670|
Odds as of Could thirteenth
Martin Truex Jr. Favored to Win at Dover
NASCAR drivers run on a one-mile concrete observe when the flag drops for the Sunday afternoon race starting simply after 2:00 PM EST. That observe has been extraordinarily good to Larson, who has completed within the top-three in three of his final 4 appearances on the Darlington observe. Truex Jr. took the checkered flag in final week’s Goodyear 400 after driving some of the dominant races in NASCAR all season. He led 248 of the 293 laps whereas sweeping each levels as nicely.
Not even Kyle Larson may catch the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. As a matter of reality, Truex Jr. baited Larson and others to burn their tires a bit of sooner in order that the No. 19 may draw back and win comfortably at Darlington of all locations.
He has completed within the high 5 eight occasions in his final 9 races and third or higher six occasions. That features a loopy three straight runner-up finishes. The motive force led 88 laps within the first installment at Dover final yr whereas he simply ran out of laps in the course of the second installment. Primarily based on final week’s win and metrics, Martin Truex Jr. takes the pole for the Sunday race at Dover.
JGR Teammates Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin begin on the entrance row in Cup, whereas Daniel Hemric will lead the Xfinity Sequence to inexperienced with Justin Allgaier alongside aspect. pic.twitter.com/Dn3jenATQM
— Darryl Kinsey Jr (@dkjr12) Could 12, 2021
The No. 19 has been glorious at staying close to the entrance of the sector. Truex Jr. enjoys the 24 diploma banked turns immensely. It’s the major purpose why the three-time race winner this yr has an opportunity at making it quantity 4.
Drydene 400 Current Winners
|Yr||Race Winner||Pole Place||Most Laps Led|
|2020||Kevin Harvick– Stewart-Haas Racing||Matt DiBenedetto – Wooden Brothers Racing||Kevin Harvick– Stewart-Haas Racing|
|2019||Kyle Larson– Chip Ganassi Racing||Denny Hamlin – Joe Gibbs Racing||Denny Hamlin – Joe Gibbs Racing|
|2018||Chase Elliott – Hendrick Motorsports Racing||Kyle Busch – Joe Gibbs Racing||Kevin Harvick – Stewart-Haas Racing|
|2017||Kyle Busch – Joe Gibbs Racing||Martin Truex Jr. – Furnishings Row Racing||Chase Elliott – Hendrick Motorsports Racing|
Kevin Harvick Comfy On the Monster Mile
Sports activities bettors don’t have any historical past to attract on as that is the primary Spring race ever at Dover. Each race held at “The Monster Mile” has taken place in October (besides final yr when it was held in August attributable to COVID). The Stewart-Haas driver gained the race final August and led essentially the most laps. Harvick is inching up once more within the NASCAR Cup Sequence odds, and the No. 4 nabbed one other top-five end at Darlington final Sunday. Oh, about these top-five finishes at Dover…
— MARY ZIMMERMAN (@Piratemomz) Could 11, 2021
Harvick is sort of as constant as Martin Truex Jr. in terms of Dover. Now, the query is what is going to observe circumstances be like on Sunday? The excellent news is that the climate is anticipated to be gentle and good with temperatures within the 70’s. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver has gained 3 times on the mile observe and led 223 laps final yr within the Fall race on the best way to the checkered flag.
Can Denny Hamlin Lastly Win a Race at Final?
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver ended up fifth final week at Darlington and did lead 5 laps. He did win one of many races at Dover final yr. Bear in mind each races at Dover had been shortened to 311 laps attributable to COVID restrictions in 2020. He led a complete of 333 laps (115 in the course of the win).
In 7 of the final 10 Dover races, Denny Hamlin has completed within the high 10.
Received race #1 final yr in dominant vogue. In race #2 he made an surprising pit cease whereas working in third on lap 226 which led to his nineteenth place end. pic.twitter.com/HJMLF7cVyc
— Ryan (@ifantasyrace) Could 12, 2021
When Hamlin gained final yr, he once more led the ultimate laps and pulled away. The opposite installment of the race noticed the No. 11 with that weird pit cease. That dropped him too far off from the entrance to mount any form of comeback.
Hamlin has 13 top-ten finishes in 30 races at Dover The Joe Gibbs Racing driver has a good probability to win, however taking a top-three end result could also be a extra strong wager. In contrast to Harvick, Hamlin has some much less constant outcomes on the monster mile and but has strong +600 odds to win together with +155 odds to complete within the high three on the Drydene 400.
The Picks: Kevin Harvick to win (+750); Denny Hamlin to complete Prime Three (+155); Joey Logano to complete Prime Three (+400)
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