Las Vegas has long had a thriving sports betting business, but in recent years fantasy sports and widespread sports betting has become very popular.
NASCAR kicks off the 2020 racing season next month with Speedweeks, culminating in the “Great American Race” the Daytona 500 on February 16.
But for those fans who don’t want to wait to get their bets down, the odds on who will win the race have already been released. With odds running from 200: 1 to 10: 1, who has the best chance to have their name carved on the Harley Earl trophy and start the new season with a win?
Holding down the long shot spot at 200 to one odds to win the race, it’s The Melon Man Ross Chastain.
Landon Cassill and John Hunter Nemechek are ranked at 100 to one odds for a win.
Michael McDowell is ranked at 80 to one odds for the win.
Ryan Preece, Bubba Wallace, and Ty Dillon are all ranked at 60 to one odds for the win.
NASCAR Cup rookie Tyler Reddick, Christ Buescher, and Austin Dillon have been set at 40 to one odds for a Daytona win.
NASCAR Cup rookies Christopher Bell and Cole Custer; along with Cup regulars Kyle Larson, Ryan Newman, Erik Jones and seven time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson all have 30 to one odds for the win at Daytona.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Martin Truex Jr have a 25 to one chance of winning the race.
Matt DiBenedetto, Aric Almirola, and Clint Bowyer are listed at a 20 to one odds of winning the race.
William Byron, Alex Bowman, and Kurt Busch all are listed at 18 to one odds for the win.
Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, and current NASCAR Cup champion Kyle Busch are given 14 to one odds of taking home the first win of the season.
Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano are all listed at 10 to one odds for the win in Daytona.