Bojangles' Southern 500
DARLINGTON, SC (TheSpread) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to action after a week off as drivers compete in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 on Sunday night.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Kevin Harvick is favored to win this race, as he has 4/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (5/1), Joey Logano (7/1) and Matt Kenseth (7/1). The Bojangles’ Southern 500 takes place on Sunday, Sept. 6 at 7:20PM ET from Darlington Raceway.
Harvick is the points leader by 43 on the field. He has two wins and 17 top 5s on the year. Harvick has one win to his credit at Darlington. His average finish at the track is 17.1, while his driver rating is 92.5, which ranks seventh in the field.
Busch is 29th in the standings due to an injury early in the year. Busch has four wins with five top 5s. Busch has won five times at Darlington and he has an average finish of 12.2 at the track. His driver rating here is 100.0, which ranks third in the field.
Logano has is second in the standings, 43 points behind Harvick. Logano has three wins this year with 14 top 5s. Logano has one win at this track with an average finish of 20.0. His driver rating at the track is 80.1.
Kenseth is seventh in the standings, 155 points out of first. Kenseth has three wins and nine top 5s this season. Kenseth is a four-time winner at Darlington, and his average finish there is 11.3. He has a series-best driver rating of 104.6 at Darlington.