South Point 400, Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2019 - Predictions and Odds

South Point 400

For the second year in a row, Las Vegas will host the opener for the Cup Series playoffs.

After 26 races, the field was finally set at Indianapolis, with Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman securing the final spots.

Four drivers will drop out of the title fight after round 28 at Charlotte.

A win at Vegas also secures an automatic spot in the Round of 12.

Five drivers on the playoffs’ field have won at Sin City in the Cup Series.

How to Watch

What: South Point 400

Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV

When: Sunday, September 15th at 7:00 PM EST

How: NBC Sports (TV) | Performance Radio Network (Web radio) | NBC Sports App

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Favorites to Win the 2019 South Point 400

Brad Keselowski

South Point 400 Odds

888Sport NJ+600
Fox Bet NJ+550

Brad Keselowski holds a clear advantage heading into the postseason opener.

Las Vegas is one of his best tracks, and his stats are quite impressive.

The Team Penske driver has three wins in 12 starts, which puts him second among active drivers.

Keselowski finished the last eight races at Vegas inside the top 10, with five top 3 results.

He is also the defending South Point 400 winner and finished second at the oval in this year’s March race.

After the points reset, the 2012 champion is now sixth in the standings, a comfortable 20 points above the cutoff.

Keselowski has three wins this season, with nine top 5 and 14 top 10 finishes in 26 starts.

Joey Logano

South Point 400 Odds

SportsbookJoey Logano
888Sport NJ+650
Fox Bet NJ+550

Joey Logano, meanwhile, won the most recent race at Las Vegas, in March, leading home a one-two for Team Penske.

The reigning Cup Series champion holds the best finishing average at Sin City, an incredible 8.5.

Logano has led 327 of 2,141 laps at Las Vegas since joining Penske in 2013.

He has four top 5 finishes in the last five races at the track.

Logano finished fourth at last year’s postseason opener, leading 46 laps from second on the grid.

The Team Penske driver also started four of the last seven races at Vegas from the front row.

He is currently fifth in points with two wins, ten top 5 and 15 top 10 finishes.

Kevin Harvick

South Point 400 Odds

888Sport NJ+500
Fox Bet NJ+500

Kevin Harvick is peaking at the right moment.

The Stewart-Haas driver had a tough start to the season, much like the rest of his team.

His and SHR’s first win of the year only came in round 20.

Harvick went on to score two wins, two pole-positions, three top 5s and five top 10s in the following six races.

The 2014 champion enters the postseason carrying the momentum from a dominant win in the regular-season finale.

Harvick also has a great career record at Las Vegas.

A two-time winner at Sin City, both victories coming in the last six races there.

His 540 laps led at the track are second overall among all active drivers.

Harvick started the March race from pole but dropped from first to fourth during the final round of pit stops.

He is currently fourth in points with three wins, nine top 5 and 17 top 10 finishes in 26 races.

Outside Picks for the 2019 South Point 400

Martin Truex Jr.

South Point 400 Odds

SportsbookTruex Jr.
888Sport NJ+650
Fox Bet NJ+750

Martin Truex Jr. also joins the list of recent winners at Las Vegas.

Truex scored his first win at the track during his championship-winning season in 2017.

He has five top 10 finishes in the last six starts at the Sin City oval, including three top 5 finishes in the last five.

The Joe Gibbs driver had a strong showing in last year’s South Point 400.

Truex led a race-high 96 laps and won the second stage, crossing the line third at the checkered flag.

The 2017 champion is third in points with four wins, ten top 5 and 15 top 10 finishes.

Kyle Busch

South Point 400 Odds

SportsbookK. Busch
888Sport NJ+450
Fox Bet NJ+450

While Las Vegas is Kyle Busch’s home track, it’s also among his worst.

The Joe Gibbs driver only scored a single win at Vegas, back in 2009.

That being said, his results did show some improvements recently.

Busch has four top 10 finishes, including three in the top 5, in the last five races at the Sin City oval.

He finished third at Vegas in March.

The 2015 champion is having a great year.

Busch is the points leader with four wins, 13 top 5 and a series’ best 21 top 10 finishes in 26 races.

Another driver carrying momentum into the postseason is Kyle Larson.

Kyle Larson

South Point 400 Odds

888Sport NJ+1200
Fox Bet NJ+1000

The Chip Ganassi driver has left his tough start behind and is in great form at the moment.

While Larson hasn’t won a race in two years, he is clearly getting closer and closer to ending the drought.

Larson has seven top 10s in his last ten starts, including two runner-up finishes.

At Vegas, #42 has two second and one third-place finish in his last four starts.

While he has never won at the Sin City oval, he does have the pace there to get it done.

The postseason opener would be the perfect opportunity to end his current 72-race drought.

2019 South Point 400 Odds

South Point 400 Winner Odds

Driver888SportDraftKingsFox Bet NJ
Hamlin, Denny+750+750+850
Jones, Erik+1200+1200+1200
Elliott, Chase+1600+1600+1400
Busch, Kurt+2000+2000+2800
Blaney, Ryan+2500+2500+2200

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