First Data 500 Predictions

NASCAR First Data 500 Predictions 10/28/18, Who Will Win?

The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series begins its third stage of the Chase this afternoon when it waves the green flag for the First Data 500. Here’s three drivers we like to contend for the victory.

According to the latest oddsmakers, Kyle Busch is favored at home, as he is getting 5/2 odds to win. Other short odds to prevail are Brad Keselowski (5/1), Clint Bowyer (11/2) and Martin Truex Jr. (6/1). The First Data 500 takes place today at 2:30PM ET from Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. The race will air live on the NBC Sports Network.

Bet on NASCAR Odds        

52013 Kyle Busch 5/2

Busch is the favorite today and has the points lead coming into this race at Martinsville. Over his career, Busch has picked up two victories at this track. His average finish over 26 races there is 12.7, while his driver rating is 103.5. Busch is comfortably in first place in the point standings, but still could use a win to secure his spot in the final race.

52007 Denny Hamlin 14/1

While Hamlin doesn’t have a chance to win the season title anymore, he can still pick up a win today at a track he is very strong at. Hamlin has five wins at Martinsville in his career and an average finish of 10.1 over 25 races. He has a driver rating of 106.3 at the track, which is second best in the field. Hamlin hasn’t had a 2018 season to remember, so he will be eager to pick up a victory to give himself something positive to end the year on.

52025 Kurt Busch 25/1

Busch finds himself in seventh place in the point standings, with his chance at a championship still alive. He is listed with some long odds today due to three DNF’s at Martinsville in his career. Despite that, he also is a two-time winner at this track. Give all that is at stake for Busch, I think he provides a lot of value. He knows he likely needs a win over these next three races to make that winner-take-all race for the title. Look for him to be aggressive today and do all he can to get that needed win.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Toyota Owners 400 on Fri, Apr 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Food City 500 on Sun, Apr 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sun, Mar 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR STP 500 on Sat, Mar 2019 by Shazman
NASCAR Auto Club 400 on Sun, Mar 2019 by Shazman
Loading...

NASCAR Predictions & Odds

Thumbnail Food City 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series waves the green flag on the Food City 500 later this afternoon. Here’s the drivers we like to...
Thumbnail O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series heads to Texas this afternoon for the running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. Here’s some drivers we like to contend for the...
Thumbnail STP 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series continues its 2019 season today with the running of the STP 500in Virginia. Here’s three drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail Auto Club 400 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series competes in California this afternoon for the Auto Club 400 at 3:30PM ET. Here’s some drivers we...
Thumbnail TicketGuardian 500 Predictions The NASCAR Monster Energy Series competes out West in Arizona today for the running of the TicketGuardian 500 at 3:30PM ET. Here’s some drivers we think should contend for...

Nascar Headlines