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Updated odds and best bets for the NASCAR Pennzoil 400

We take a look at the best bets available for this weekend’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano and NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Blaney during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Following a weather-delayed and chaotic Daytona 500, and a terrifying wreck on the last lap involving Ryan Newman (who appears to be ok), the NASCAR Cup Series flies across America for the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The only thing more crowded than the finish at this race might be the traffic in and out of Northeast Las Vegas on race day, with plenty of top cars competing for the top of the grid. Let’s take a look at some of the best bets available at the track this weekend with odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Brad Keselowski +1200

He’s got the best finishing average at this track the last four races, averaging third across the finish line, including a win in the September event in 2018. And his run at Daytona last week showed his car can run up top in terms of horsepower for the 2020.And with three guys still in front of him in terms of price, there’s value here as well.

If you’re looking for more of a sure thing, Keselowski has six Top 3s in his last nine races at LVMS, so that +150 for a podium finish seems pretty tempting.

Joey Logano +800

For many of the same reasons above. He’s also got a recent win here (March 2019), and averages 5.25 in his last four races at LVMS. He’s also third overall on intermediate tracks over the last two seasons. By far the most beloved driver on the circuit (we kid), Logano clearly isn’t afraid to do what it takes to cross the line first. He also hasn’t finished out of the Top 10 in his last eight races here.

William Byron +2500

Got spun out by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at Daytona to finish dead last, but if you just bet Byron every week until he wins a race, you’ll probably end up profitable this season. Won his duel at Daytona, and led six laps before finishing seventh on his last trip to the desert. Plenty of value available on a driver that has yet to win his first race.

Aric Almirola +2500

A lot of price for a guy with three Top 10s in his last four races here, and the tenth-best driver on intermediate tracks the last two seasons. He’s got plenty of car as he showed running up front at Daytona before being caught up in a wreck outside of his control. With three Top 10s in his last four starts at LVMS, +140 on him finishing in the top quadrant of the 40 car field is a great value play.

Here are the updated odds as of 7:00 a.m. this morning at DraftKings Sportsbook.

2020 Pennzoil 400

Driver Winner Top 3 Top 10
Driver Winner Top 3 Top 10
Kevin Harvick +600 +115 -500
Kyle Busch +700 +150 -360
Martin Truex Jr +800 +175 -335
Joey Logano +1100 +200 -286
Denny Hamlin +1100 +275 -200
Kyle Larson +1200 +275 -200
Chase Elliott +1200 +300 -182
Brad Keselowski +1600 +300 -182
Ryan Blaney +2500 +400 -143
Aric Almirola +2500 +600 +100
Clint Bowyer +2500 +600 +100
William Byron +2500 +600 +100
Jimmie Johnson +2800 +600 +100
Alex Bowman +3000 +700 +110
Kurt Busch +3000 +750 +125
Erik Jones +4000 +700 +125
Ross Chastain +4000 +1000 +175
Matt DiBenedetto +8000 +1000 +175
Cole Custer +10000 +2000 +250
Christopher Bell +15000 +2500 +275
Chris Buescher +15000 +3500 +325
Austin Dillon +15000 +3500 +325
Tyler Reddick +20000 +3500 +325
Ty Dillon +20000 +5000 +400
Ricky Stenhouse Jr +40000 +5000 +400
John H. Nemechek +40000 +10000 +650
Daniel Suarez +50000 +10000 +650
Ryan Preece +75000 +12500 +700
Bubba Wallace +100000 +17500 +800
Michael McDowell +150000 +25000 +1000
Timmy Hill +150000 +35000 +1400
Corey LaJoie +250000 +35000 +1400
Quin Houff +250000 +60000 +2500
Brennan Poole +250000 +60000 +2500
Reed Sorenson +250000 +60000 +2500
JJ Yeley +300000 +60000 +2500
Joey Gase +300000 +75000 +3000
Garrett Smithley +300000 +75000 +3000

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