2021 NASCAR All-Star Race betting preview, presented by BetMGM

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The NASCAR All-Star Open/Race remains in Fort Worth, Texas this weekend — the very first time in the 36-year history of the race it has actually gone to the Lonestar State. With just 2 exceptions — 2020 in Bristol and 1986 at Atlanta) — Charlotte, North Carolina had actually hosted the race given that its start.

A few of the chauffeurs have strong records at Texas, and some are simply red hot on all tracks — which all fits with the prospective winners gone over listed below.

Have a look at who tops the NASCAR racing chances:

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THE ODDS-ON FAVORITE

Kyle Larson (+300)

There is great factor Kyle Larson is set down atop the NASCAR wagering chances so routinely. He‘s multi-dimensional. Translation?: He wins anywhere and all over when great devices is below him. Integrate that skill with Hendrick Motorsports power, and success will follow. He will begin on the pole Sunday..

Put him on a road-course track (Sonoma): Win.

Put him in the longest race in NASCAR (Charlotte): Win.

How about intermediate tracks (Las Vegas, Dover, Atlanta): Top-two surfaces galore.

The track Too Difficult to Tame at Darlington: Second-place surface.

Oh, that‘s simply this year.

No surprise the man remains in 2nd in the total NASCAR Cup Series standings. While superspeedway tracks might not be his specialty up until now in his young profession, every other category seems a strength when he races for Hendrick. He has 9 top-five surfaces in 16 starts and 3 wins.

After a shortened 2020 that saw him lose his seat with Chip Ganassi Racing since of off-the-track concerns, he has actually created a strong analytical start to the 2021 season.

OTHERS: Weekly we discuss the next number of people atop the chances, and Martin Truex, Jr. (+700) and Chase Elliott (+700) make that list. Neither motorist has actually won here prior to, however both have actually done reasonably well with Elliott catching 5 leading 10s in 10 starts and Truex, Jr. getting 17 out of 31 starts.

THE DARK HORSE HAZARD

Calling Kyle Busch a dark-horse danger appears simply, well … unusual. The more youthful Busch bro hasn‘t simply won more Cup Series races at this place than any of the present chauffeurs (4), he likewise has 9 Xfinity Series wins and 5 Truck Series wins. In all, he has actually won 18 races there throughout NASCAR‘s leading 3 levels, along with 40 profession top-five surfaces in the leading 3 series.

In the Cup Series, Busch has 17 profession leading 10s here in simply 30 starts. This man is proficient at Texas and we might see a screen of that this weekend.

OTHERS: I understand individuals get tired of the usual names, however when all 3 of NASCAR‘s leading series are thought about, Kevin Harvick (+1400) has 9 profession wins throughout all series at Texas. The veteran can‘t be passed over. Joey Logano (+1400) has 14 top-10 surfaces in 25 profession Cup begins at Texas, and he‘s one of 7 chauffeurs in this weekend‘s All-Star Race who have at least one profession Cup Series win here (2014).

THE APPEALING LONG SHOT

Christopher Bell (+3000)

Bell is an appealing choice since he took 3rd at Texas in 2015 behind Kyle Busch and Martin Truex, Jr. That‘s not too shoddy for a young motorist who wasn‘t even with Joe Gibbs Racing yet in the Cup Series (he signed up with prior to this season).

He likewise has actually won races here in both the Xfinity Series and Outdoor Camping World Truck Series, and is 15th in the Cup Series standings with one win this season (Daytona Roadway Course). He is slated to begin No. 3 in the All-Star Race on Sunday.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.