NASCAR Now! Brings to you their picks and predictions for the 2023 Daytona 500 race at the Daytona racetrack.
Currently. there are 42 drivers that have entered to race in the prestigious Daytona 500. the top odds go to Ryan Blaney at +1200. This is prior to qualifying.
The primary reason seems to be his average finish in 2022 was 13.6 plus he advanced to the round of 8 in the NASCAR Playoffs. Last season was the first with crew chief Jonathan Hassler and the No. 12 Ford.
To round out the Top Five is Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott at +1300, Kyle Busch is fourth best odds at +1400 and Kyle Larson follows at +1400.
NASCAR Now Odds to Win Daytona 500
Martin Truex Jr
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NASCAR NOW- Daytona 500 Prediction
To make a prediction on this opening race of the season, you just have to look at history. That belongs to Denny Hamlin. He has won three titles since 2016. including win in 2010 an 2020.
At the conclusion of the 2022 NASCAR season he was on fire after placing in the Top 10 in nine of his last 10 races. Now will that momentum carry over to 2023?
Pick: Hamlin is a legitimate threat to take home the checkered flag on Sunday. He is our pick to win!!
Longshot pick: at +3300 we like Christopher Bell