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Best, sleeper options to consider for Cup Series DFS at Texas

We break down ideal picks and sleeper drivers for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway on July 12, 2020 in Sparta, Kentucky. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

The NASCAR Cup Series’ is gearing up for Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. DraftKings has DFS contests available for the race, and we break down some ideal picks and sleepers below. You can set your lineup here.

Best Bets

Kevin Harvick ($11,300)

Harvick extended his streak of top five finishes to five races at the All-Star race this week and should continue to be dominant this weekend. The points leader is favored to win at +300 on DraftKings Sportsbook and has been one of the most consistent drivers in the series as of late. He’s worth paying up for, as he also has three wins to show for his last six starts at Texas.

Joey Logano ($9,500)

Logano hasn’t been great as of late, but does have three top five finishes in his last six starts at Texas. This is one of the tracks he been pretty successful at in the past. Starting in ninth on the grid gives him a good chance to get out front early, so he could capitalize on his knowledge and placement.

Sleepers

Erik Jones ($8,600)

Jones has just as many top five finishes at Texas as Logano since 2017 and has desirable place differential upside starting because he’s starting in 23rd. He’s averaging a top 10 finish at Texas, so he clearly knows how to approach driving there.

Kyle Busch ($9,300)

Busch has the third best odds (+650) to win on DraftKings Sportsbook, so he isn’t a longshot by any means. However, people have been waiting on him to get a win this season for a long time and might be tired of betting on him. He hasn’t typically been at his best at Texas, but he does have three career wins at the track.