2016 New Hampshire 301 Betting Odds + Preview
Gamblers…ready for NASCAR New Hampshire 301 Odds betting? The first half of this season’s Sprint Cup schedule is in the books and the second half is slated to get underway this Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway with the running of the New Hampshire 301.
Race: New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Date: Sunday, July 17
Time: 1:30 p.m. (ET)
Broadcast: NBC Sports Network
All the action is set to start at 1:30 p.m. (ET) and the race will be broadcast nationally on NBC Sports Network.
Brad Keselowski remained the hottest driver in the Sprint Cup series with last week’s victory at Kentucky.
It was his second-straight checkered flag after winning the week before at Daytona and he is the first driver this year to win four point race events.
Carl Edwards ended up second last Saturday night and Ryan Newman made things interesting by taking third as my top longshot at +8000 betting odds.
The following is a look at my top favorite, contender and longshot to win this Sunday afternoon’s race at New Hampshire based on betting odds provided by TopBet.
NASCAR New Hampshire 301 Odds: The Favorite (odd of less than 10/1)
Riding the hot hand is a betting strategy that has paid off time and time again so that is why I am sticking with Brad Keselowski to pull off the trifecta this Sunday as a +600 second-favorite to win his third-straight race.
While there is no denying that he has been dominant behind the wheel of the No. 2 Ford in the last two Sprint Cup races, the main reason I am going with Keselowski this week is his recent track record in this race.
After taking the checkered flag in this event in 2014, he ended-up a close second to Kyle Busch in last season’s race.
NASCAR New Hampshire 301 Odds: The Contender (odds from 10/1 to 19/1)
Most of the top drivers on the list are grouped at betting odds lower than +1000, so I bumped things up to Martin Truex Jr. at +1500 odds to win as this week’s top contender.
The No. 78 Toyota is currently seventh in the Sprint Cup standings with 514 total points and in solid shape for a spot in the 16-driver Chase as a result of an earlier victory this season at Charlotte.
New Hampshire has not been one of Truex Jr.’s favorite tracks in recent years after having some level of success here earlier in his career so this pick is a bit of a reach to say the least.
NASCAR New Hampshire 301 Odds: The Longshot (odds 20/1 or greater)
Most races that Dale Earnhardt Jr. classifies as a longshot I will bite and that is the case this week at +2000 betting odds to win.
The No. 88 Chevrolet is still looking for its first checkered flag of the season and with just eight point races left to go before the start of this season’s Chase there has to be some sense of urgency among every member of this race team.
Dale Jr. has not raced particularly well at New Hampshire over the course of his career, but he did take fifth in this event last year.
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