Saturday Night at Bristol Always a NASCAR Betting Focal Point

August 16th, 2019 Auto Racing, Offshore Bookmaker

A clear difference is seen between the Bristol Night Race and all others. Even the Daytona 500 pales in comparison to many fans.  Indeed, nearly all drivers on the MENCS circuit say that the race they covet most of all is the Night Race at Bristol.  It’s easy to understand why.  The short half-mile track with its high banks surrounded by towering grandstands under the lights is the epitome of the atmosphere.  It should come as no surprise that Kyle Busch is among the top NASCAR betting performers at Bristol.  Rowdy will get a hard look from gamblers!

Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

Date and Time:Saturday, August 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location:Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race TV Coverage:NBCSN

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Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Overview and History

Since 1978 the summer race at Bristol has been run at night.  It is much more popular than the annual spring race held in the daytime at Bristol each spring.  Last year Kurt Busch was the NASCAR Betting night race winner.  His brother Kyle took the checkers in 2017.  Kevin Harvick was the winner in 2016.  By contrast, Joey Logano took the checkered flag in 2014 and 2015.  Specifically, Bristol Motor Speedway is a half-mile in length.  Its turn banks are 30 degrees with a concrete surface.

Rowdy Remains atop MENCS Standings 

On the whole, despite the controversial new rules package the same top drivers continue to lead the standings.  Kyle Busch was the 2018 offshore bookmaker regular-season champion and is in the first place.  Second place belongs to 2018 playoff champion Joey Logano.  Last week’s winner Keven Harvick is third in the standings.  Denny Hamlin and 2017 playoff champion Martin Truex Jr round out the top five.  Next, are Brad Keselowski, Chase Elliott, and Kurt Busch.  Ryan Blaney and Alex Bowman completed the top ten.  Of great concern is seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson in 18th position.

Busch Brothers Top Bristol   

Namely, Kyle and Kurt Busch will be top NASCAR Betting picks for Saturday night.  Kyle has four wins and 19 top tens in 23 starts for 2019.  At Bristol, he has eight wins and 16 top tens in 28 start with an average finish of 13.8.  In the same way, Kurt Busch has six wins and 19 top tens in 37 Bristol starts with an average finish of 14.3.  Big Brother has one win and 12 top tens this season.

Harvick Surge?

Certainly, Kevin Harvick will be another popular pick at Bristol. Harvick has 37 career Bristol starts with two wins, 19 top tens and an average finish of 13.2.  This season Harvick has posted two wins and 15 top-ten finishes.

A Fading Star?

Jimmie Johnson has been a mere shell of his former dominant self.  Johnson has not won a race in over two years.  However, Bristol is one of his best tracks.  Johnson has two wins and 21 top tens in 35 Bristol starts with an average finish of 13.1.

Bristol Night Race NASCAR Betting Odd Picks

Cause by their records this year and at Bristol is the Busch Brothers smart and understandable picks to win the night race!

Bristol Night Race NASCAR Betting Online Pick:  Kyle and Kurt Busch!

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