Tyler Reddick finished ahead of Christopher Bell to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and wrap up the regular-season championship.
NASCAR is in Las Vegas for the second time in 2019. That means more Vegas books are offering head-to-head bets than normal.
We’re not as concerned about upside when betting matchups. Instead, the median finish is most important. However, the same data points that lead to upside also predict average finish. I’ll be focusing on:
- Average green flag speed at (non-Atlanta) 1.5-mile tracks in 2019
- Practice times
- Las Vegas track history
Here are my top prop bets for the South Point 400. I’ll add more bets as an update to this article as more books post lines.
The playoffs for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) kick off this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS). It’s important to understand track history when looking to bet outright winners, and Las Vegas offers a very consistent body of work.
Each of the eight races during the Gen-6 car era have been won by top-tier drivers.
- 2013: Matt Kenseth (Toyota)
- 2014: Brad Keselowski (Ford)
- 2015: Kevin Harvick (Chevy)
- 2016: Brad Keselowski (Ford)
- 2017: Martin Truex Jr. (Toyota)
- 2018: Kevin Harvick (Ford), Brad Keselowski (Ford)
- 2019: Joey Logano (Ford)
With this consistent history, the plan of attack is to find value in the upper echelon of drivers, and one or two longer shots that have the ability to run like top-tier drivers.
There’s also an ample amount of data from 1.5-mile tracks this year.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series begins its playoffs this week. The Xfinity Series does not, as the drivers head to Las Vegas for the Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300, which is the regular season finale on Saturday night. This is the 26th and final race before the Xfinity Series Playoffs begin next week at … Continue reading 2019 Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series Betting Odds & Picks →
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Kyle Busch is in the catbird seat for the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, but that historically hasn’t been a great indicator of winning a championship.
Here we go. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs begin on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the South Point 400. It will take at least 267 laps around the 1.5-mile track to determine a winner for the first of three races in the Round of 16. Next year, the schedule will be … Continue reading 2019 South Point 400 NASCAR Betting Odds & Predictions →
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After a 26-race regular season, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) playoffs get underway this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. While 16 drivers are now eligible to run for the hardware, seven-time MENCS champion Jimmie Johnson finds himself on the outside looking in for the first time in his career. NASCAR Betting Tips: …
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After Busch and Logano there’s a bit of a drop-off in the point standings to Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick, with Brad Keselowski rounding out the top five.
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Paul Menard will retire at the end of the season and Wood Brothers Racing has hired Matt DiBenedetto to replace him in the iconic No. 21 Ford.
Kevin Harvick won the Brickyard 400 for the second time, beating Joey Logano by 6.118 seconds in a crash-marred race that ended Jimmie Johnson’s perfect playoff run.