NASCAR at Richmond odds, key stats, bets to consider: Handicap Toyota Owners 400 with similar race tracks

After an exciting race in Tennessee, NASCAR heads to Richmond Raceway Saturday night (6 rebounds CT, FOX) to its next short-track race that the Cup Series season.

Richmond, the site of this Toyota Owners 400, is 0.25 miles more than Bristol and Martinsville, but NASCAR still categorizes it as a short track. It is really most similar to the 1-mile apartment track of Phoenix and New Hampshire in banking and it.

Kyle Busch, who won Sunday’s race in Bristol since the race-favorite, once more has the shortest odds (2/1) on the board in the Westgate SuperBook because he seeks his seventh win in Richmond. Busch has finished in the top 10 in every race this year and owns a series-best 6.9 average finish in the Richmond. Busch won and led a 177 laps at Phoenix layout in March and has finished first and second in the two races at New Hampshire.

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Richmond rules bundle

Teams will use the 2019 rules package tailored for quick tracks (less than 1.33 miles) and road courses. A 1.17-inch tapered spacer is going to be used as it was earlier this year at Phoenix, Martinsville, and Bristol, with motors expected to create roughly 750 horsepower. When handicapping Saturday race, results from Phoenix should be bettors’ priority before exploring the results of last year from New Hampshire and Richmond, because packages were used.

Pole-sitter Ryan Blaney (94) and Aric Almirola (26) also led laps at Phoenix in March, as did Denny Hamlin (7), Jimmie Johnson (4), and Daniel Hemric (4). Busch won Stage 1 and Blaney won Stage 2, and the duo was joined by Martin Truex Jr. (second), Almirola (third), and Hamlin (fifth) in the top five at the checkered flag.

Recent results: New Hampshire | Richmond | Phoenix

Entering Saturday’s race, short paths of Bristol and Martinsville have been dominated by Team Penske drivers Blaney, Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano. The trio has led 795 of the 1,000 short-track laps this season, as a result of Keselowski’s 486 circuits directed.

Odds to win 2019 Toyota Owners 400 in Richmond

Odds provided by Westgate

Kyle BUSCH 2/1
Kevin HARVICK 7/1
Brad KESELOWSKI 7/1
Joey LOGANO 7/1
Martin TRUEX JR 7/1
Denny HAMLIN 10/1
Ryan BLANEY 12/1
Chase ELLIOTT 12/1
Clint BOWYER 20/1
Kyle LARSON 20/1
Aric ALMIROLA 20/1
Kurt BUSCH 25/1
Erik JONES 30/1
Jimmie JOHNSON 30/1
Daniel SUAREZ 60/1
Austin DILLON 100/1
Ryan NEWMAN 100/1
Ricky STENHOUSE Jr. 100/1
Alex BOWMAN 100/1
Matt DIBENEDETTO 100/1
William BYRON 300/1
Chris BUESCHER 300/1
Paul MENARD 300/1
Ryan PREECE 500/1
Daniel HEMRIC 500/1
Ty DILLON 1000/1
Darrell WALLACE Jr. 1000/1
Michael McDOWELL 2000/1
David RAGAN 5000/1
FIELD (others) 1000/1

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