On the whole last Sunday’s Real Heroes 400 from Darlington was a major success. Not that the race was all that exciting. It was that the race was run and completed without a hitch. For the most part, Sunday’s event looked like any other NASCAR race. Most important of all the Real Heroes 400 proved that stock car racing’s top circuit has a workable plan. Gamblers were thrilled with the opportunity to take part in NASCAR betting. The handle was significantly higher than normal. Now comes another race on Wednesday night. And the full attention of all other major leagues.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota 500
|Date and Time:||Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Darlington Raceway, Darlington, South Carolina|
|Toyota 500 TV Coverage:||FS1|
|Toyota 500 Odds to win at SBG:||Click Here|
Toyota 500 Betting Odds Overview
Naturally, Kevin Harvick will be a top offshore betting favorite Wednesday night. Harvick was Sunday’s winner and remains the leader in the standings. No driver can match Harvick’s consistency. To illustrate Harvick has finished third in the final standings for three consecutive years.
Wednesday Marks Second Darlington Race in Four Days
Sunday’s race was particularly challenging because there was no practice or qualifying. Drivers hopped into cars unloaded from the truck and took the green flag. One advantage that everyone will have for Wednesday night is the fact that Sunday’s race offered familiarity. Specifically, drivers should be a lot more comfortable racing at Darlington after Sunday’s trial by fire. This means that Wednesday’s race could potentially be more competitive and livelier.
MENCS Standings and Top Drivers
The first place in the standings belongs to Kevin Harvick. His Sunday win was his first of the season. He has finished no worse than ninth in the first five races of the season.
Second in the standings is Alex Bowman, who finished behind Harvick in Sunday’s race. Bowman has a win at California earlier this year. Concurrently Bowman looks like an up and comer. He finished 12th in the 2019 standings after finishing 16th in 2018.
Next in third place is Joey Logano despite his 18th place finish on Sunday. Logano has two NASCAR Betting wins this season. The 2018 NASCAR Cup champion finished fifth last season.
Chase Elliott is in fourth place and another young emerging contender. Last Sunday he finished fourth. It was his third consecutive race in which he finished seventh or better.
2012 NASCAR Cup champion Brad Keselowski is fifth in the standings. The steady veteran has finished eighth or better in the final standings seven of the last nine seasons. In view of his 13th place finish on Sunday is Keselowski a potentially good value for improvement Wednesday night.
Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin is sixth in the standings. Following a fifth-place run on Sunday Hamlin maintained the fine form he was in before action was suspended. Hamlin finished fourth in the 2019 standings. Above all, he has finished ninth or better in 10 of the last 12 seasons.
Rounding out the top ten are Aric Almirola, Ryan Blaney, Matt DiBenedetto, and Clint Bowyer. Other notables include Martin Truex Jr. (11th), Jimmie Johnson (12th), Kurt Busch (13th), and Kyle Busch (14th).
Toyota 500 Free Best Bet Picks
Namely, Kyle Busch has been running far below expectations so far. He will have the advantage of running this same track in Tuesday’s Xfinity Series race. Also, Busch has a history of success at Darlington. He has one win and 10 top tens in 16 careers run there. Look for the defending NASCAR Cup champion to get into high gear.
Toyota 500 NASCAR Betting Odds Online Pick: Kyle Busch