05 Oct 2018, 02:47 IST
NASCAR heads into the second spherical of the 2018 playoffs beginning off at “The Monster Mile” at Dover Worldwide Speedway in Delaware.
The one-mile concrete observe in Delaware has excessive banks and a number of grooves just like Bristol’s half-mile structure however with high-banked straightaways. It is a observe NASCAR’s greatest drivers love and it is a race one of many high drivers will doubtless win this weekend.
No non-playoff driver has ever gained the autumn race at “The Monster Mile” and when trying on the numbers, it is simple to see why. Playoff guys merely at all times do properly right here.
Beginning with Kevin Harvick who gained the race at Dover in Might, he has tthree wins in his final seven races in Delaware and 5 top-10 finishes to go together with it. Kyle Busch has had related success with a win and 4 high 10s in his final eight runs there.
Martin Truex Jr. who was mere ft away from victory final week in Charlotte, has a win and eight top-10 finishes in his final 9 in Dover and Brad Keselowski has two wins and 6 high 10s in his final 9 on the mile.
The perfect might be on the high this week and search for Keselowski to get the victory once more this week. He has three wins in his final 5 races and was within the lead till the ultimate laps in Charlotte final week. He is driving properly and he loves the course, search for him to benefit from it.
The Gander Outside 400 is scheduled for two p.m. ET Sunday and could be watched on NBCSN.
What are the betting odds for Dover?
|Kevin Harvick 3/1|
|Kyle Busch 3/1|
|Martin Truex Jr. 4/1|
|Kyle Larson 7/1|
|Brad Keselowski 10/1|
|Chase Elliott 10/1|
|Jimmie Johnson 15/1|
|Clint Bowyer 18/1|
|Kurt Busch 18/1|
|Denny Hamlin 25/1|
|Ryan Blaney 25/1|
|Joey Logano 25/1|
|Erik Jones 30/1|
|Aric Almirola 50/1|
|Daniel Suarez 80/1|
|Alex Bowman 80/1|
|Austin Dillon 100/1|
|Jamie McMurray 200/1|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 300/1|
|William Byron 300/1|
|Paul Menard 300/1|
|Ryan Newman 300/1|
|Matt Kenseth 300/1|
|Kasey Kahne 500/1|
|Chris Buescher 500/1|
|AJ Allmendinger 1000/1|
|Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. 1000/1|
|Michael McDowell 2000/1|
|Ty Dillon 2000/1|
|Subject (all others) 500/1|
Which NASCAR drivers are greatest on your fantasy lineup at Dover?
Chase Elliott is coming off of his worst profession end at Dover in Might. Once you be taught that’s 12th place, it tells you simply how good he is been there. Elliott has run 5 profession races on the mile, and earlier than his 12th in Might, he had by no means completed exterior the highest 5 at Dover. He additionally has two top-6 finishes on the Xfinity circuit in two makes an attempt and a fourth place within the truck sequence.
Daniel Suarez has nearly as good or higher of a observe report at “The Monster Mile” than Elliott. He has completed exterior the highest 10 simply as soon as between NASCAR, Xfinity and the truck sequence. He completed third at Dover in Might and has completed within the high 6 in every of his runs in Delaware as a NASCAR driver.
Kyle Larson could not have a win at Dover, however he’s properly positioned to earn one this week. In 9 profession NASCAR races there, Larson has seven high 10s and 4 high 5s. He is aware of his approach round this observe.
Jimmie Johnson value Martin Truex Jr. the win at Charlotte, and whereas that stinks for Truex and was a little bit of a black eye for Johnson, it distracts from the very fact Johnson drove properly and his automotive did nice, too. He has 11 profession wins at Dover and 4 in his final 10 runs on the observe. He has completed exterior the highest 10 simply twice in his final 10 runs at “The Monster Mile.” His week may go very properly.
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