Food City 500 Odds
The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Bristol this weekend for the running of the Food City 500. Here’s a look at the odds to prevail.
According to the latest oddsmakers at YouWager, Kyle Busch is the favorite in this race, as he is getting 3/1 odds to win. Other short odds to prevail are Kevin Harvick (9/2), Kyle Larson (6/1) and Martin Truex Jr. (13/2). The Food City 500 takes place on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2PM ET from Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee and will air live on FOX.
Busch is a three-time winner of this race, last claiming the victory in 2011. Over his career, Busch has six wins at Bristol and an average finish of 14.56. His driver rating at this track is 100.7. Busch is coming off his first win of the season last week and he has finished in the top 3 in five straight races.
Harvick won this race back in 2005. He has a total of two wins in his career at Bristol. Harvick’s average finish at the track is 14.654 while his driver rating there is 96.4. He has three wins on the year and has finished in the top 5 in his last two races.
Larson has never won at Bristol and hasn’t cracked the top 5. His average finish at the track is 18.0, though his driver rating is 95.7. Larson has yet to win this season but has two top-5 finishes. He has placed outside the top 10 in three of the last four races.
Truex Jr. hasn’t picked up a win at Bristol either. He has an average finish of just 20.33 at the track and his driver rating there is 84.3. The defending series champion has one win this year with five top-5 finishes.