NASCAR at Fontana 2018: Odds, fantasy recommendation, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch

Martin Truex Jr., Chase Elliott
Martin Truex Jr., Chase Elliott (Getty Photographs)

Can Kevin Harvick be stopped? Las Vegas oddsmakers do not appear to assume so. 

NASCAR’s western street journey has been nice to Harvick, who will probably be going for a sweep of the three Cup Collection races in Sunday’s Auto Membership four hundred at Auto Membership Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Harvick might be in search of his fourth consecutive win general after triumphs at Atlanta, Las Vegas and Phoenix and he is posted at three/1 odds to seize his first 4-race profitable streak. 

Whereas oddsmakers love Harvick, they’re disrespecting seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson to win Sunday (25/1). Johnson has had a poor begin to the season within the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 however he leads drivers in virtually each class at Auto Membership Speedway. In 23 begins at the monitor, Johnson is the chief in wins (six), runner-up outcomes (5), prime-5 finishes (12), prime 10s (sixteen), laps led (980), common end (7.thirteen) and lead-lap finishes (23).

With the forecast of cooler temperatures in Fontana this weekend at the 2-mile monitor, Martin Truex Jr. feels that would even the enjoying subject. That is dangerous news for Ford and good news for Truex and our decide to win Sunday, Chase Elliott. 

Elliott has to win someday, proper? NASCAR’s new hottest driver may need his greatest shot Sunday on a monitor comparable to one among his greatest in Michigan. During the last six races at Michigan and Fontana, Elliott leads all drivers in common end and driver score with seventy one laps led. 

In Elliott’s Cup and Xfinity Collection profession (10 mixed begins), he has by no means completed outdoors the highest 10 on a two-mile speedway. In his two earlier Cup begins at Auto Membership, Elliott has completed sixth (2016) and tenth (2017) from a mean beginning place of 10.5.

What are the betting odds for NASCAR at Fontana?

Kevin Harvick three/1
Kyle Larson four/1
Kyle Busch four/1
Martin Truex Jr. four/1
Brad Keselowski 10/1
Joey Logano 15/1
Ryan Blaney 15/1
Chase Elliott 15/1
Denny Hamlin 18/1
Erik Jones 25/1
Jimmie Johnson 25/1
Clint Bowyer forty/1
Kurt Busch forty/1
Aric Almirola 60/1
Ryan Newman one hundred/1
Jamie McMurray one hundred/1
Paul Menard one hundred/1
Daniel Suarez one hundred/1
Alex Bowman one hundred/1
William Byron one hundred/1
Austin Dillon 200/1
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 200/1
Trevor Bayne 300/1
Kasey Kahne 500/1
Darrell Wallace Jr. 500/1
Ty Dillon 500/1
Chris Buescher  500/1
AJ Allmendinger one thousand/1
Michael McDowell one thousand/1
Area (all others) one thousand/1

Odds by way of Westgate

Which drivers are greatest for fantasy NASCAR at Fontana?

Final yr’s Fontana winner Kyle Larson has additionally led probably the most laps over the previous six races at Fontana and its sister monitor in Michigan with 4 wins. 

Joey Logano hasn’t began properly at Fontana of late however he is made up for it within the race, equaling a mean of sixty one.three DraftKings fantasy factors over his final two races. Clint Bowyer (forty seven.eight), Daniel Suarez (forty.zero), and Jamie McMurray (37.three) have additionally scored properly on DraftKings just lately at Fontana. 

Austin Dillon has simply 4 earlier Cup Collection begins to his credit score at Auto Membership Speedway, incomes his greatest end of eleventh in 2014 and in 2017.

Matt DiBenedetto, David Ragan, and Trevor Bayne are low-wage choices which have strong place-differentials at Fontana the previous two races.