Greg DePalma previews Sunday’s STP 500, where Kyle Larson starts on the pole for the first stop at Martinsville Speedway this year. He also looks at the newest chapter of the Roger Federer–Rafael Nadal rivalry in Sunday’s Miami Open final, plus Major League Baseball picks as Opening Night looms.
Looking for his first win of the season, Kyle Busch will defend his win in this race last year which he thoroughly dominated by leading 352 laps. Both analysts will take Kyle to repeat as part of their race picks in this week’s STP 500 from Martinsville Speedway. Let’s see which other drivers make this week’s lists.
Here are the updated Monster Energy Cup Series Championship odds including this week’s future plays prior to the STP 500 from Ridgeway, Virginia.
Greg DePalma is joined by PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand to discuss the latest results at the Miami Open, where Rafael Nadal – who has never won the event – and Roger Federer appear on another collision course to a title showdown. The women’s final, meantime, will see Johanna Konta face Caroline Wozniacki. Greg also gives a NASCAR futures update and discusses some NFL mock drafts.
Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com analyze how Gonzaga and Oregon punched their tickets to the NCAA Tournament‘s Final Four – Gonzaga’s first in school history and the Ducks’ first since the inaugural tournament in 1938. Greg also previews Sunday’s Auto Club 400 as NASCAR wraps up a three-week swing out West.
After missing out on wins over his last three races by placing second, Kyle Larson will try to take that next step this week with his second career Cup win in this week’s Auto Club 400 from California. Both analysts will take Larson from their picks list as well as two Hendrick drivers. Let’s see which other drivers make this week’s lists.
Joe Gibbs Racing drivers have been the dominating race team the past two seasons with Kyle Busch winning the Cup Championship in 2015 and Toyota winning its first manufacturer title last season mostly due to JGR. So it should come to no surprise that three of the four drivers that make futures portfolios this week are JGR drivers.
Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy of CollegeHoopsDaily.com dissect how Wisconsin set the NCAA Tournament on its ear by knocking out overall top seed Villanova, then turn their attention to a Sunday slate that features Michigan State trying to do likewise with Kansas. Also on tap: A preview of Sunday’s Camping World 500 in Phoenix.
CJ Radune will attempt to make it 4 for 4 to start the season in this week’s Camping World 500 from Phoenix Raceway. Both analysts will use two identical drivers from their list including 6-1 shot Joey Logano who won here in November and will start on the pole.
Denny Hamlin is a nice sleeper with generous championship odds as both analysts decide to take advantage and include Hamlin in their respective portfolios this week. Let’s take a look at the rest of their selections heading to Week 4.