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How Daytona 500 starting lineup has changed odds to win

The starting lineup is set for The Great American Race. We break down how odds changed from opening to Friday.

Update February 14th 2:20 p.m. Just 10 minutes before the broadcast starts, here are the complete odds to win the Daytona 500 at DraftKings Sportsbook:

Daytona 500 Odds

Driver Winner Top 3 Top 10
Driver Winner Top 3 Top 10
Denny Hamlin +750 +200 -200
Chase Elliott +1000 +325 -143
Ryan Blaney +1200 +400 -121
Joey Logano +1200 +400 -121
Kyle Busch +1300 +425 -118
Kevin Harvick +1400 +450 -112
Brad Keselowski +1400 +450 -112
Aric Almirola +1600 +500 +110
William Byron +1600 +500 +110
Kyle Larson +1600 +500 +110
Martin Truex Jr +1600 +500 +110
Bubba Wallace +1600 +500 +110
Alex Bowman +2000 +650 +125
Kurt Busch +2500 +700 +140
Austin Dillon +2500 +700 +140
Ricky Stenhouse Jr +2500 +700 +140
Christopher Bell +3000 +850 +160
Ryan Newman +3300 +900 +175
Ross Chastain +4000 +1100 +215
Matt DiBenedetto +4000 +1100 +215
Chase Briscoe +5000 +1300 +250
Chris Buescher +5000 +1300 +250
Tyler Reddick +5000 +1300 +250
Erik Jones +6000 +1500 +265
Cole Custer +6600 +1700 +275
Austin Cindric +6600 +1700 +275
Michael McDowell +8000 +2000 +325
Jamie McMurray +8000 +2000 +325
Ryan Preece +10000 +2500 +400
Daniel Suarez +10000 +2500 +400
Corey LaJoie +10000 +2500 +400
David Ragan +10000 +2500 +400
Anthony Alfredo +20000 +5000 +800
Kaz Grala +20000 +5000 +800
B J McLeod +25000 +6000 +900
Quin Houff +40000 +10000 +1100
Josh Bilicki +50000 +12500 +1400
Cody Ware +50000 +12500 +1400
Joey Gase +50000 +12500 +1400
Derrike Cope +60000 +15000 +1600

The Daytona 500 starting lineup is officially set. The first row was settled on Wednesday and the remaining 38 spots were finalized on Friday. Alex Bowman and William Byron will start the race on the front row, and Austin Cindric and Kaz Grala will start the race on the back row.

The finalized starting lineup brings with it some shifting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. Starting position does not guarantee anything in The Great American Race, but it can influence bettors. We have not seen huge changes, but there has been some movement since Denny Hamlin opened as a +700 favorite.

Hamlin is going to start the race in the 25th position. His odds to win took a hit, moving from +700 to +800, but his odds to finish top 3 improved from +230 to +225. Hamlin has won the last two races and no driver has won three straight Daytona 500s.

Although Bowman and Byron will start on the front row and likely will get some laps led under one or both of their belts, their odds to win took a hit. Bowman opened at +1800 and is now +2000, while Byron opened at +1400 and is now +1600. This is Bowman’s second Daytona 500 pole and fourth straight year he’s opened the race on the front row. the past three years he has finished 24th, 11th, and 17th. This is the second time in three years Byron has opened on the front row at Daytona. He finished 21st in 2019 when he had the pole position.

Joey Logano saw the biggest boost at the top of the odds board. He opened at +1100 and tied for third best odds, but is now +900 and has the second best odds. He won the Daytona 500 in 2015.

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