NASCAR will be under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday day once the green flag falls at the 2019 Coca-Cola 600 at 6 p.m. ET. Joey Logano enters the 2019 NASCAR in Charlotte race as the pioneer in the Monster Energy Cup standings with 478 points. He is looking for his second checkered flag of this calendar year, and also the 2019 Coca-Cola 600 odds provide him an 8-1 chance to receive it. Meanwhile, Kyle Busch (3-1), Kevin Harvick (9-2) and Martin Truex Jr. (6-1) are all going off in 6-1 NASCAR at Charlotte odds or shorter. This season’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway boasts an extremely talented field of drivers that have had success at this course, so before you create any 2019 Coca-Cola 600 selections or enter a daily Fantasy NASCAR tournament on sites like FanDuel and DraftKings, have a look at the NASCAR in Charlotte predictions from SportsLine’s proven pc model.
Produced by DFS pro and SportsLine predictive information engineer Mike McClure, this proprietary NASCAR prediction model simulates every race 10,000 times, taking factors like track record and current results into account.
The version is off to a strong start this season, calling Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin a top-four competition from the beginning. It nailed eight of the top 10 drivers at the Pennzoil 400, which included putting winner Joey Logano in its projected top five. It also called Kyle Busch’s enormous win in Bristol last month.
It made some enormous calls this past year, including properly casting wins for Kyle Busch at Chicago and Martin Truex Jr. in Sonoma. It also nailed three of the top four finishers in Michigan and a couple of the top four at the Daytona 500. Anybody who has followed its selections is way up.
Grew up around race tracks. Big events in iconic places like Charlotte Motor Speedway are in his blood. Now, his model simulated the 2019 Coca-Cola 600 10,000 times and the results were surprising.
For NASCAR in Charlotte 2019we can tell you that the model is high on Kyle Larson, who makes a strong run in the checkered flag despite heading off at 16-1 Coca-Cola 600 odds. Larson is fresh off an impressive victory at the 2019 All-Star Rush at Charlotte Motor Speedway and he’ll look to become only the eighth driver in history to win the All-Star Race and Coca-Cola 600 at the same year.
The 26-year-old enters Sunday’s race having assembled back-to-back top 10 finishes at Dover and Kansas. Those strong performances have helped Larson shoot up the Monster Energy Cup standings, and he will be looking to make more floor by sinking to the front of the pack at Charlotte, where he’s had success. Prior to last week’s All-Star Race victory, Larson had finished inside the top 10 in three of his final four starts at Charlotte. In 16-1 odds, Larson presents great value in the 2019 Coca-Cola 600.