Can-Am Duel 2 Predictions

NASCAR Predictions: Will Denny Hamlin win Can-Am Duel 2? 2/15/18

The second of the two Can-Am Duels is stacked with top drivers. Which one will emerge victorious in this NASCAR race?

The Can-Am Duels are a pair of 150-mile races at Daytona International Speedway. Drivers compete in one of the two duels and the finishing order sets up the respective starting lanes for Sunday’s Daytona 500. The top two pole positions are locked in based on Sunday’s qualifying, but the rest of the field is settled tonight. The second duel will be held at 9PMET on air on FS1. According to the latest oddsmakers at YouWager, Denny Hamlin is favored in this race, as he has 3/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (4/1), Chase Elliott (5/1) and Kevin Harvick (5/1).

Bet on Can-Am Duel Odds

Denny Hamlin is favored for a reason. He is a three-time Duel winner and claimed a victory in last year’s Duels as well. Hamlin’s driver rating of 86.4 at Daytona is also one of the best among active drivers. A short sprint on a fast track bodes well for him and I feel like he should be right in the mix for the checkered flag.

Kyle Busch may be the driver to beat in this race. Busch is also a three-time Duel winner, last claiming a victory in 2016. He comes into tonight’s race with the best driver rating of any active competitor at 96.2. This field is stacked, but Daytona is a place where Busch knows how to work his way up front.

Clint Bowyer has 15/1 odds to win this Duel but I think he is a nice dark horse option to come away with the victory. Of the active drivers, Bowyer ranks seventh in driver rating at Daytona (83.7). His average finish at the track of 15.9 is also among the best of this weekend’s field. In his last appearance at Daytona, he finished second. I look for him to make a push for the upset win tonight.

Need More winners against the spread? Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. Instant Access here.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR: Federated Auto Parts 400 on Fri, Sep 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: South Point 400 on Fri, Sep 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Bojangles' Southern 500 on Sun, Sep 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Bristol Night Race on Sat, Aug 2018 by Shazman
NASCAR: Consumer's Energy 400 on Sat, Aug 2018 by Shazman

NASCAR Predictions & Odds

Thumbnail Federated Auto Parts 400 Picks The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series waves the green flag on the Federated Auto Parts 400 this evening. Here’s the drivers we like to contend for the victory.
Thumbnail Go Bowling 250 Predictions The NASCAR Xfinity Series drives under the lights tonight for the running of the Go Bowling 250. Here’s some of the drivers we like to contend for the win in tonight’s...
Thumbnail Federated Auto Parts 400 Odds The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series moves on to the second race of the 2018 Chase, the Federated Auto Parts 400 this Saturday night. Here is a look at the odds to win...
Thumbnail South Point 400 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series waves the green flag for the South Point 400 later today. Here’s our the drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail DC Solar 300 Predictions The NASCAR Xfinity Series waves the green flag for the DC Solar 300 this afternoon. Here’s the drivers we like to contend for the win...

Nascar Headlines