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

Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr.
Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr. (Getty Photographs)

Two races into the 2018 NASCAR Cup Collection season and Ford is flexing its muscle. 

Ford has led probably the most laps at Daytona (Ryan Blaney) and Atlanta (Kevin Harvick) and has Joey Logano main the factors standings getting into Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (three:30 p.m. ET). 

In contrast to an identical 1.5-mile monitor final Sunday in Atlanta, Las Vegas’ floor and setup is not as impactful on tire-put on. In reality, the monitor is most comparable to Kansas Speedway.

Harvick dominated the race at Atlanta however the reality his Stewart-Haas teammates all did nicely — Clint Bowyer (third), Kurt Busch (eighth), Aric Almirola (thirteenth) — present Ford has certainly joined the intermediate monitor elites. 

Our decide to win Sunday is a Ford driver and two-time Vegas winner Brad Keselowski, who’s coming off a runner-up end at Atlanta. Harvick, who driving on his potent Chassis No. four-1041 ought to be headed for an additional prime-5 end as will Martin Truex Jr., however Keselowski has proved his Vegas value over the previous 5 races there. 

Keselowski owns a three.four common end at Vegas because the 2013 race with two wins, main laps in every of the four hundred-mile races with a 5.6 common operating place. 

What are the betting odds for NASCAR at Las Vegas?

Kevin Harvick 9/2
Kyle Busch 6/1
Martin Truex Jr. 5/1
Brad Keselowski 6/1
Joey Logano 12/1
Denny Hamlin 15/1
Kyle Larson 6/1
Chase Elliott 10/1
Jimmie Johnson 12/1
Ryan Blaney 18/1
Clint Bowyer 20/1
Kurt Busch 20/1
Erik Jones 30/1
Aric Almirola 30/1
Daniel Suarez 60/1
Paul Menard eighty/1
Ryan Newman eighty/1
Alex Bowman one hundred/1
Jamie McMurray one hundred/1
Austin Dillon one hundred/1
William Byron one hundred/1
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 200/1
Kasey Kahne 300/1
Trevor Bayne 300/1
Darrell Wallace Jr. 300/1
Cole Custer 300/1
Ty Dillon 500/1
Chris Buescher one thousand/1
AJ Allmendinger one thousand/1
FIELD (all others) 500/1

Odds by way of Westgate

Which drivers are greatest for fantasy NASCAR at Las Vegas?

Getting Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., and our favourite sleeper Aric Almirola into your DraftKings lineup is feasible with the additions of Kasey Kahne and David Ragan, who’re coming off respectable low-20s finishes in Atlanta. 

Daniel Suarez (9.7 common operating place) and Kurt Busch (fifty two laps led) raced nicely at Atlanta and be a part of Ryan Blaney as our favourite mid-wage alternatives for Sunday. Las Vegas Motor Speedway is most comparable to Kansas Speedway the place Blaney has excelled with three prime fives and 86 laps led up to now 4 races.  

Till Chevy drivers show they’re snug within the new Camaro ZL1 Cup Collection automotive it is onerous to belief the likes of Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, and Kyle Larson regardless of their 1.5-mile prowess final season. There have been simply three Chevy drivers within the prime 17 at Atlanta and it might be a couple of weeks till the Bowtie Bandits return to victory lane in a wire-to-wire efficiency. 

That being stated, Larson, William Byron and Ryan Newman did prime the charts in January throughout a check session within the new Camaro. Erik Jones, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Kahne have been additionally strong in the course of the two-day organizational check at Las Vegas.