PSN NASCAR Handicapping Report: Go Bowling 400 Picks

Joe Gibbs Racing is still searching for their first win of the season and with Kyle Busch coming in as defending champion tonight at Kansas Speedway, maybe they’ll finally break through with that first elusive victory. Of all the drivers we’ve picked this week, only one made both handicapping lists and he happens to be from JGR. Let’s find out who that is…

By Greg DePalma, PSN Executive Producer

 

TRACK TRENDS

– 10 of 22 all-time race winners started outside the top-10 (first five rows).

– The farthest back a race winner has started to win at Kansas Speedway is 25th (Brad Keselowski/2011).

 

You can tune in to the on-demand edition of The Sports Section from today for a more complete analysis of this race with driver analysis, stats, trends, updated odds and picks.

 

PSN PICKS: WEEK 11

Here are the drivers that make up this week’s race day picks report for the Go Bowling 400 from Kansas Speedway.

 

CJ RADUNE

RACE RECORD: 7 for 10

RACE TOTAL: +380

 

WEEK 11 RACE PICKS

Kyle B (6-1)…20

K Harvick (6-1)…20

K Larson (6-1)…20

M Kenseth (11-1)…10

C Elliott (12-1)…10

D Hamlin (16-1)…10

E Jones (33-1)…10

For a complete record of CJs weekly race picks you can check out his 2017 Balance Sheet Report which is updated after every race all season long.

 

GREG DEPALMA

RACE RECORD: 6 for 10

RACE TOTAL: +265

 

WEEK 11 RACE PICKS

R Blaney (12-1)…33

M Truex Jr. (5-1)…25

J Johnson (8-1)…25

D Hamlin (16-1)…13

A Dillon (85-1)…3

A Almirola (400-1)…1

For a complete record of Greg’s weekly race picks you can check out his 2017 Balance Sheet Report which is updated after every race all season long.

 

Points Formula (Monster Energy Cup Series)

Each analyst receives a weekly allowance of 200 points to spend on races (100 x 36) and futures (100 x 32).

100 futures points will be invested before practice begins each week, while 100 race points will be invested on race day.

The weekly totals take into account both the 100 futures investment and the 100 in race picks.

After race 32 in Kansas, each analyst will no longer be obligated to invest the 100 in futures points if he chooses, although he must continue to invest the 100 in race points through Homestead.

 

Championship Odds (5/12)

5-1…J Logano

6-1…Kyle B and B Keselowski

7-1…K Harvick, J Johnson and K Larson

8-1…C Elliott, and M Truex Jr.

20-1…D Hamlin and M Kenseth

25-1…C Bowyer

40-1…Dale Jr.

50-1…Kurt Busch and J McMurray

60-1…R Blaney and R Newman

80-1…A Dillon, E Jones, K Kahne and R Stenhouse Jr.

200-1…D Suarez

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