Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500
The NASCAR Cup Series season is in full swing as it heads to Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, March 15 for the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
After four heart-pounding weeks, Joey Logano has found himself in victory lane twice, emerging as the man to beat in the series at the moment. Atlanta Motor Speedway has been said to be a sister track to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the place Joey Logano just won three weeks ago. Even with the early season success for Logano, we love two other drivers for this Sunday.
Odds to win the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500
|Driver||Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 Odds|
Chase Elliott (+600)
Georgia native Chase Elliott would love to find himself in victory lane at his home track. If you’re a believer in tracks playing similar to one another, this would be a week to play Elliot after he dominated most of the race in Las Vegas three weeks ago. Also, Elliott comes into this race with the best average finish among active drivers over their careers with a 10.50 average finish position.
The Hendricks team Chevy’s have been very fast this season. So looking back over years past isn’t the best way to handicap Elliott this week. This is merely a feeling of a team being good right now and playing them at the right time. Furthermore, drivers have always given big efforts at home tracks. Expect Elliott to run strong on Sunday.
Kyle Larson (+1400)
This weekend, Kyle Larson is one of the best plays you will get all year. Those sound like strong words but the (+1400) odds is a Christmas gift to all NASCAR bettors in March. If you look back at last year’s results at Atlanta you will see that Larson finished 12th. However, unless you remember the race or watch the replay of last year’s race you might not know that Larson dominated this race a year ago. What happened? A late race pit road speed violation sent him to the back of the pack ending whatever chance he had at winning the race.
In his career at this track, Larson has led 149 total laps. 142 of those laps came in this race a year ago. His best career finish at this track is a second place finish in 2017. The Chevy cars have been running awesome this year. If Larson can duplicate his performance from a year ago without making the same costly mistake, he will have a great shot at winning this race. I wonder what his odds would be if he had won this race a year ago? I Love Kyle Larson this weekend.