Digital Ally 400 from Kansas Speedway

MENCS Features Betting on NASCAR Action from Kansas

May 9th, 2019 Auto Racing, Online Betting

At the beginning of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series defending regular season champion Kyle Busch was the most impressive driver.  Rowdy posted three wins in his first eight races.  But since those strong betting on NASCAR results Busch has slowed down.  At least by his standards.  Consider that he has finishes of eighth, tenth, and tenth in his last three starts.  Most drivers would kill for such results but Rowdy wants to win every race.  That is why he is the most loved and hated driver in all of MENCS.  Saturday he’ll run at one of his best tracks.

Digital Ally 400 from Kansas Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET

Location:  Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas

Odds to win at SBG:

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TV Coverage:  FS1

Kansas Speedway

Each year Kansas Speedway hosts two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races.  To exemplify the track is so well supported that NASCAR awarded the Kansas City area two major league stock car races per year.  Opened in 2001, Kansas Speedway seats 48,00 fans.  Overall the track is 1.5 miles in length with turn banks of 17 to 20 degrees.  The front stretch has a banking that ranges from 9-11 degrees with a 5-degree back stretch.

Digital Ally 400 History

At the onset Kansas Speedway drew record crowds and corporate support.  NASCAR decided after a ten-year relationship with the track to open a second spring date race to compliment the fall race that ran since 2001.  Last year Kevin Harvick was the winner.  Martin Truex Jr won in 2017 with Kyle Busch taking the checkers in 2016.

Top Kansas Speedway Drivers

Kevin Harvick’s betting on NASCAR win at Kansas Speedway last spring was no surprise.  In fact, Harvick has been one of the best drivers at Kansas Speedway. As an example, he has three wins and 14 top ten finishes in 28 career starts with an average finish of 9.7.

Also having a record of success at Kansas is seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson.  In 25 career starts Johnson has three wins, 17 top tens, and an average finish of 10.5.

Brad Keselowski is another top performer at Kansas.  To illuminate Keselowski has one win and nine top tens in 18 career starts with an average online betting Finish of 12.8.

Also figuring strong at Kansas is last week’s winner at Dover, Martin Truex Jr.  In 21 career starts Truex has two wins, nine top tens, and an average finish of 14.0.

Certainly home town favorite Clint Bowyer will get plenty of support from the fans if not some gamblers.  Bowyer is yet to win at Kansas and has only six top tens in 21 career starts with an average finish of 16.6.

MENCS Standings Leaders

Kyle Busch leads the standings with last year’s playoff champion Joey Logano in second.  Following them are Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, and Martin Truex Jr.  Rounding out the top ten are Brad Keselowski, Chase Elliott, Kurt Busch, Ryan Blaney, and Clint Bowyer.

Matchup to Watch

In this situation the third place Harvick enters a track where he has had great betting on NASCAR success.  However, Harvick is yet to take the checkers this year.  He is overdue for a win.

Betting Odds Picks

On this occasion Kevin Harvick makes for a strong pick!

Betting Online Pick:  Kevin Harvick.

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