Fashion the recent run of breathtaking finishes in the MENCS series. Denny Hamlin’s overtime win last Sunday was the third straight week when the outcome was in doubt on the final lap. A clear difference in style and ability beckons this weekend. Hence the road course of Watkins Glen offers distinctly different NASCAR betting dynamics. But most of the top drivers there come as no surprise. Some familiar names have had historic success at The Glen. Namely, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr, and Kevin Harvick have fared well on the famed track.
Go Bowling at the Glen from Watkins Glen International
|Date and Time:||Sunday, August 4, 2019, 4 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, New York|
|Go Bowling at the Glen TV Coverage:||NBC|
Go Bowling at the Glen Overview
At the beginning of its NASCAR relationship, Watkins Glen hosted races in 1957, 1964 and 1965. A long break followed before a return to The Glen in 1986. From this point, NASCAR betting action has been an annual event. Kyle Busch leads all active drivers with two wins there. Watkins Glen originally opened in 1956. It is one of the most respected and iconic venues in racing. Concurrently the course is 3.4 miles in length with 11 turns.
Current MENCS Standings
Now 2018 playoff champion Joey Logano is in the first place. In 21 starts Logano has two wins and 14 top tens. Second place belongs to Kyle Busch. Rowdy has posted four wins and 18 top tens in 21 starts. Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr round out the top five. Next comes Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch, and Chase Elliott. Aric Almirola and Ryan Blaney completed the top ten.
Logano Defends Championship
Account of his consistency does Joey Logano make for an attractive online betting choice. Logano has had his share of success at Watkins Glen. In 10 career starts there he has a win and five top-ten finishes.
Rowdy Runs Well on the Road
Namely, Kyle Busch has a versatility that few other drivers can match. Rowdy loves road course and runs them as well as anyone. Busch as 14 career starts at The Glen with two NASCAR betting wins. Besides that, he has six top-fives and 12 top tens there. Busch was 2018 regular-season champion because of such ability and consistency.
Harvick in the Shadows
While Kevin Harvick has only one win this year, he’s in the hunt nearly every week. In 21 starts he has 13 top tens in 2019. Watkins Glen has seen Harvick post one win and nine top tens in 18 career starts.
Resurgent Denny Hamlin
Following a less than stellar 2018 season rumor was that Hamlin was on the hot seat. But a win in the season-opening Daytona 500 set the tone for a strong 2019 campaign. Hamlin has three wins and 13 top tens in 21 start this year. Watkins Glen results show Hamlin with one win and six top tens in 13 starts.
Truex Jr Has Glen Tricks
Commencing with a win and eight top tens in 13 starts at the Glen does Martin Truex Jr. factor with gamblers. The 2017 MENCS champion is tied with Kyle Busch for a series-best four wins on the season.
Betting Online Pick: Kyle Busch
Get updates from The Glen all weekend!