Bojangles' Southern 500 Odds
The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series drives under the lights on a Sunday night this week for the running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Kevin Harvick is favored to win this race, as he is getting odds of +250 to prevail. Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (+325), Martin Truex Jr. (+350) and Denny Hamlin (+600). The Bojangles’ Southern 500 takes place Sunday night at 6PM ET from Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina. The race will air live on the NBC Sports Network.
Harvick is the 2014 winner of this race. He comes into this race with an average finish of 15.3 at the track and a driver rating of 100.4. This year, Harvick has picked up seven wins and three other runner-up finishes. On the year, Harvick has amassed a total of 20 top-10 finishes.
Busch last won this race back in 2008. It is the only win he has at Darlington in his career. His average finish at this track is 12.0, while his driver rating there is 105.1. That driver rating is second in this weekend’s field. Busch has six wins in the 2018 season along with four other runner-up finishes. He has amassed 19 top-10 finishes this year.
Truex Jr. won this race back in 2016. He has an average finish of 11.3 at Darlington, while his driver rating there is 98.8. Truex has four wins this year with four other runner-up finishes. He has a total of 15 top-5 finishes in 2018.
Hamlin is a two-time winner of this race and the defending champion. His average finish is 5.8, while his driver rating at the track is 110.3. That is the top rating in this weekend’s field. Hamlin is seeking his first win of the year. He has 12 top-10 finishes in 2018.