STP 500 Odds
The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads back East this week for the running of the STP 500. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
According to the latest oddsmakers at YouWager, Kyle Busch is favored to win this weekend, as he has 4/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski, who each have 5/1 odds. The STP 500 takes place on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2PM ET from Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia and will air live on FS1.
Busch won this race back in 2016. He also finished second last year. Busch has finished second or third in his last three races this season and seems primed to pick up that first victory of 2018. Busch has a driver rating of 102.6 at Martinsville.
Hamlin is a three-time winner of this race, claiming the victory in 2008, 2010 and 2015. This year, Hamlin has placed in the top 6 in four of the five races. His worst finish of the year is 17th, which came in Las Vegas. Hamlin’s driver rating at the track is 106.2.
Keselowski is the defending champion of this race. He also has finished in the top 5 the last three years. This season, Keselowski has finished in the top 6 in three races and he is coming off a fourth-place finish at California last weekend. Keselowski has a 96.0 driver rating at this track.
Truex Jr. has never managed to win this race. He has finished outside the top 10 in four of the last five years. Truex is coming off his first victory of 2018 last weekend and he has placed in the top 5 in four straight races. His driver rating at Martinsville is just 76.6.