KC Masterpiece 400 Predictions
The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series drivers under the lights this weekend for the KC Masterpiece 400. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Kevin Harvick is the favorite to win, as he has 3/1 odds to prevail. Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (7/2), Martin Truex Jr. (4/1) and Kyle Larson (6/1). The KC Masterpiece 400 takes place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8PM ET from Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas and will air live on FS1.
10403 Kevin Harvick 3/1
Kevin Harvick is having the best year of any driver so far and he comes to another one of his top tracks tonight. Harvick is a two-time winner at Kansas with seven top-5 finishes in his career. His average finish at this track is 10.0 and his driver rating is 106.4. That ranks second in tonight’s field. Harvick has four wins already this year and four other top-5 finishes. He seems dialed in and should be the man to beat again tonight.
10433 Martin Truex Jr. 4/1
Truex Jr. comes into tonight as the defending champion of this race and he also has two wins at Kansas during his career. The defending series champion has an average finish of 15.1 at Kansas as well as a 100.0 driver rating. That rating puts him fourth in tonight’s field. Over the last two years, Truex has really shown he is one of the top drivers in NASCAR. This year he has one win and five other top-5 finishes. Truex likes Kansas and he is a driver that has shown great consistency at his better tracks.
10408 Ryan Blaney 12/1
If you are looking for a little bit of a dark horse tonight, Ryan Blaney is your guy. The young driver has three top-5 finishes and six top-10 finishes on the year as he seeks his second-career win in the series. Blaney now comes to one of his best tracks in Kansas. He has competed on this track six times in his career and has three top-5 finishes with an average finish of 10.0. His 94.6 driver rating here puts him near the top of the field as well. If there’s a place that Blaney is going to sneak out a win, it surely seems like Kansas is it.