Coke Zero 400 Predictions

2011 nascar coke zero 400 predictions odds free picks

(The Spread) - This Saturday night, NASCAR puts on its own fireworks show at Daytona International Speedway when they drop the green flag for the Coke Zero 400.

View Current NASCAR Betting Odds

After watching how the races at Daytona and Talladega played out it's hard to bet any serious money on this type of racing due to the unpredictability. So this week we’ll just make a few small plays to see if we pull a rabbit out of a hat.

Over the years, this race has produced some long shot winners who gambled and won using a fuel mileage strategy. And with the way these plate races have ended, it wouldn't shock us if we see another long shot winner like we did earlier this year at the 500.

Kurt Busch 12/1

Kurt Busch might be the best restrictor plate racer who has never won a points plate race. Over the years, he has overcome numerous problems only to come up short at the finish line. In his last 19 races here, he has 10 top-5 finishes, with his only bad outings coming in the form of accidents. This team has made great strides the last few races, producing some great finishes over that span (including last weeks win at Sonoma). We think he might finally get that elusive first win on a plate track on Saturday night.

Clint Bowyer 15/1

Bowyer has always run well here and Talladega, where he lost by inches to Jimmie Johnson in a photo finish. This week Bowyer brings the same car that ran so well that day and earlier this year in the Daytona 500. During speedweeks leading up to the 500, the RCRs were the cars to beat but didn't show much due to engine problems. But they turned it around at Talladega and we expect another strong showing this week.

Live Long Shot

Jeff Burton 25/1

Burton started the year with a win in one of the Duel 150 races but since then it’s been a season he would rather forget. In the 500, Burton had a great car until his engine let go. And just like Bowyer, he’ll bring that car back this week so we see no reason why he can’t produce this weekned. If he can just stay out of trouble, we could see him get his season back on track with a win at a very nice price.

2011 Coke Zero 400 Information

Race Date: Saturday, July 2

Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Pre-Race: 6:30PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 7:49PM ET

TV Coverage: TNT

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (160 laps)

Bet on Coke Zero 400 Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Betting News on Fri, Mar 2020 by Shazman
NASCAR Auto Club 400 Betting News on Sun, Mar 2020 by Shazman
NASCAR Pennzoil 400 Betting Preview on Sun, Feb 2020 by Shazman
NASCAR Bojangles' Southern 500 on Sun, Sep 2019 by Shazman
Loading...

NASCAR Predictions & Odds

Thumbnail Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Odds The 2020 NASCAR Monster Energy Series looks to be one of the few sporting events still planning to continue action, just doing so without any fans in attendance....
Thumbnail FanShield 500 Predictions The 2020 NASCAR Monster Energy Series heads to Phoenix this afternoon for the running of the FanShield 500. Here’s some drivers we like to contend...
Thumbnail Auto Club 400 Predictions We have hit on the first two NASCAR Monster Energy Series races of 2020. Here’s three drivers we like to contend for the win in the Auto Club 400...
Thumbnail Pennzoil 400 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series continues today with the running of the Pennzoil 400 in Las Vegas. Here’s three drivers we like to contend.
Thumbnail Daytona 500 Value Picks The Daytona 500 has been known to provide some upsets over the years. Here’s three drivers with long odds that we think could provide a big payout today.

Nascar Headlines