NASCAR at Daytona betting odds, key stats, wagers to consider: Targeting 3 longshots for volatile race

The Coke Zero Sugar 400 will be a proverbial crapshoot with up to 25 of the 40 drivers having a legit shot at the win at greater chances. As a result of racecar’s design and pack-racing, drivers have a tough time passing others around the high banks of Daytona, leading some to force the issue, resulting in the infamous”Big One” that may knock out one-third of the field in a matter of moments.
Team Penske teammtes Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski enter qualifying as the 8/1 race favorites in the Westgate SuperBook, followed by this year’s Daytona 500 champ Denny Hamlin and Daytona driver-rating pioneer Kyle Busch at 10/1.
While racing on the same 2.5-mile, high-banked monitor, Saturday night’s race (Editor’s note: that the race has been postponed until Sunday at 1 p.m. ET because of weather) will be different than the Great American Race. For starters, motorists will be racing another vehicle. The Daytona 500 was completed using. In superspeedway races going forward, engines will produce 550 horsepower using taller spoilers, a tapered spacer, and aero ducts similar to April’s race at Talladega. Second, the race is 100 miles shorter than The 500, often resulting in drivers forcing the problem before in the race. Third, the night race will cause better traction, providing confidence to motorists to try tighter moves than they would on a sexy and slick track during the day.
Odds to win NASCAR championship: Alex Bowman still 50/1 despite win “We’re going to see a different race in Daytona than we found in February,” Logano’s crew chief, Todd Gordon told reporters. “Obviously, the principles package is different and like Talladega, you are going to see guys with very large runs coming and you’ll see motions have to be made.
“I believe blocking runs will be extremely hard this weekend, and I believe that you will see cars coming and going through the pack just predicated on which line is moving in the time. I felt good about what we had at Talladega and I believe we will be in a good place for Saturday night”
Daytona and Talladega results There were nine distinct winners in the last nine Coke Zero Sugar 400 summer races in Daytona. This past year, Erik Jones (30/1 odds) scored his career first success in the race. He has three top-10 plus a pair of top-five finishes in five starts, including a third place in this year’s Daytona 500 as an impressive follow-up to last season’s summer success. Jones has just two Coke Zero Sugar 400 Cup begins, but his 5.00 average end in the race remains tops mathematically.
Unfortunately for Jones, if Saturday’s race is anything such as April’s race at Talladega, his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates (Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, and Martin Truex Jr.) could be in trouble. The best team in NASCAR was constantly left out of this draft by Ford and Chevy drivers, along with the Bowtie Bandits had a plan going into the race to win no matter what. Six of those top-eight finishers in Talladega drove for Chevrolet, including the first 3 finishers, capped by Chase Elliott’s triumph at 14/1 chances.

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