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Odds on the NASCAR Daytona 500 Duel 2 at Daytona Thursday

Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Alex Bowman will catch the green flag first at the Daytona 500 this Sunday.

NASCAR Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (right) wins pole award and driver Alex Bowman (left) is the runner up during qualifying for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.  Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports

NASCAR doesn’t usually have a full race to qualify for another race, but the Daytona 500 is unlike any week of the year. The Bluegreen Vacation Duel races will take place under the lights in prime time on Thursday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

The first row of the 40-car Daytona 500 has been determined by lap qualifying, with Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Alex Bowman making up the front row. Bowman is in pole position for the Duel race as well and will take the green flag, but isn’t favored by oddsmakers to be near the top of the field.

Bowman is the only one out here racing with no pressure, as the rest of the field for the Daytona 500 will be determined by the order of finish on Thursday night. The winner of this race (assuming it’s not Bowman) will be second on the grid for the race on Sunday, second place will start fourth, and so on.

Still known to many NASCAR fans as the “Twin 125’s,” these races set the stage for the tremendous action to come later in the weekend at the most famous track in stock car racing. And you can take away plenty of information on who will be ready to run to the top of the field on Sunday for the Great American Race.

Here are the complete odds for the Bluegreen Vacation Duel races at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Daytona 500 Duel 2 Odds

Driver Winner Top 3
Driver Winner Top 3
Kyle Busch +400 +100
Kevin Harvick +450 +115
Kurt Busch +800 +200
William Byron +900 +225
Matt DiBenedetto +900 +225
Alex Bowman +1000 +250
Jimmie Johnson +1100 +275
Erik Jones +1200 +300
Kyle Larson +1200 +300
Cole Custer +1800 +450
Tyler Reddick +2000 +500
Ross Chastain +2500 +600
Ty Dillon +2500 +600
Michael McDowell +3000 +750
Brendan Gaughan +4000 +1000
David Ragan +4000 +1000
Corey LaJoie +6000 +1500
Timmy Hill +10000 +2500
BJ McLeod +10000 +2500
Brennan Poole +10000 +2500
JJ Yeley +10000 +2500

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