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Best, sleeper options to consider for NASCAR Cup Series DFS at Richmond

Martin Truex Jr. won at this race track twice in a row. Can he do it again Saturday night?

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The second race of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs heads to Richmond Raceway with the Federated Auto Parts 400. The race begins Saturday night in Richmond, Virginia at 7:30 p.m. ET. The race can be seen on NBC Sports Network.

Before you insert your DFS lineup, take a look at our quick preview of the race with sleepers and best bets leading into Saturday night’s race.

Best Bets

Denny Hamlin ($11,600)

Denny Hamlin is the most expensive driver to choose from heading into Saturday night’s race, $300 more than Kevin Harvick. Hamlin has been very good at this racetrack throughout his career, and he’s been on a tear recently. He finished in the top six among all drivers in eight of his last nine races at Richmond Raceway. Hamlin will start the race in seventh place.

Martin Truex Jr. ($10,900)

Martin Truex Jr. comes in with the third highest DFS price behind Hamlin and Harvick. He is tied for the best odds according to DraftKings Sportsbook at +400 odds with Harvick. Truex won each of the last two races at Richmond Raceway. He will be starting the race in 14th place.

Sleeper Picks

Joey Logano ($9,300)

Joey Logano comes in with the eighth highest DFS cost, but he has performed well at Richmond Raceway throughout his career. He has nine career top-five finishes at the track, and he won the race twice in 2014 and 2017. Logano will start in second place. He has the sixth best odds according to DraftKings Sportsbook to win on Saturday at +850 odds.

Clint Bowyer ($8,300)

Clint Bowyer has the 13th highest price on DraftKings. He has been on a roll at Richmond Raceway, finishing in the top 10 in each of his last four races at the track. Bowyer will begin Saturday’s race in 11th place after qualifying. He is tied for 10th with +3300 odds according to DraftKings Sportsbook.