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Breaking down opening lines for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400

We go over the opening odds for this Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

NASCAR Cup Series Verizon 200 at the Brickyard Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images

The NASCAR Cup Race Series will head to Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI, this Sunday, August 2 for the 2021 FireKeepers Casino 400. The green flag is set to drop at 3 p.m. ET. and will televised live on NBCSN.

Cup series leader Kyle Larson (+280) opens as the favorite to take the checkered flag, per DraftKings Sportsbook. He previously won the race in 2017 and is seeking his sixth Cup Series victory of the season as the playoffs draw near. Following him to round out the top five of odds-on favorites are Kyle Busch (+650), Martin Truex Jr. (+750), Chase Elliott (+800), and defending champion Kevin Harvick (+800). Harvick will try to become the first driver to go back-to-back at Michigan International since Denny Hamlin accomplished the feat in 2010/2011.

Two-time winner Joey Logano opens at +1600 while 2015 winner Kurt Busch opens at +2500. AJ Allmendinger, the winner of last week’s Verizon 200 at the Brickyard, will not participate on Sunday.

Here are the odds for all the drivers competing in Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400:

2021 FireKeepers Casino 400, opening odds

Driver To win
Driver To win
Kyle Larson +280
Kyle Busch +650
Martin Truex Jr. +750
Chase Elliott +800
Kevin Harvick +800
Denny Hamlin +1100
William Byron +1400
Brad Keselowski +1600
Joey Logano +1600
Alex Bowman +1800
Ryan Blaney +1800
Christopher Bell +2200
Kurt Busch +2500
Tyler Reddick +3000
Ross Chastain +4000
Austin Dillon +4500
Matt DiBenedetto +5000
Aric Almirola +5000
Bubba Wallace +7000
Daniel Suarez +8000
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. +8000
Chris Buescher +13000
Ryan Newman +15000
Cole Custer +15000
Chase Briscoe +15000
Erik Jones +20000
Ryan Preece +20000
Michael McDowell +25000
Corey Lajoie +40000
Anthony Alfredo +50000
Justin Haley +50000
B.J. McLeod +100000
Cody Ware +100000
Quin Houff +100000
Garrett Smithley +100000
Josh Bilicki +100000
James Davison +100000

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