Sunday’s 2019 Pennzoil 400 guarantees plenty of excitement for NASCAR fans everywhere. This past year, Kevin Harvick claimed the checkered flag and jumpstarted his dominant season that saw him record eight victories. Now, he’ll look to defend his title in the 2019 Pennzoil 400, which gets underway at 3:30 p.m. ET from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Harvick enters Sunday’s race since the Vegas favored at 9-2 in the dwell 2019 Pennzoil 400 odds. Meanwhile, Kyle Busch (5-1), Martin Truex Jr. (6-1), Kyle Larson (6-1) and Brad Keselowski (6-1) are going off at 6-1 or lower. Weather won’t be a factor, as the latest Las Vegas forecast is calling for temperatures from the mid-60s and sunny skies. This year’s edition of the Pennzoil 400 comes with a very talented field of motorists, so before you make any 2019 Pennzoil 400 picks or enter a daily Fantasy NASCAR championship on websites like FanDuel and DraftKings, so be sure to consult the 2019 Pennzoil 400 projected leaderboard in the proven computer model at SportsLine.
Developed by DFS pro and SportsLine predictive data engineer Mike McClure, this proprietary NASCAR prediction computer model simulates every race 10,000 occasions, taking factors such as track history and recent results into consideration.
It made some huge calls in NASCAR last year, such as correctly casting wins for Kyle Busch in Chicago and Martin Truex Jr. in Sonoma. And it is off to a strong start in NASCAR this year, calling Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin a top-four contender and putting QuikTrip 500 winner Brad Keselowski in his projected top . Anybody who has followed its selections is way up.
McClure, with a mechanical engineering degree, grew up around race tracks. Big events in iconic venues like Las Vegas Motor Speedway have been in his bloodstream. His version simulated the Pennzoil 400 10,000 times and the results were so surprising.
For the 2019 Pennzoil 400, we can tell you that the model is high on Aric Almirola, who makes a serious run at the checkered flag despite heading off as a very long shot 20-1 Pennzoil 400 odds. He is a goal for anyone looking for a massive payday.
Almirola is coming off an impressive performance last week at the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He led 36 laps before finishing in the top 10 and he will will seem to carry over that momentum into Sunday’s 2019 NASCAR at vegas race.