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Dixie Vodka 400 Betting Preview

NASCAR Previews

NASCAR Cup Series makes the drive to Miami for the next race of the season. The Dixie Vodka 400 will showcase a variety of drivers that are eager to improve on the year since new winners that were not looked at keep surprising everyone. 

Race Details
Date: Sun, Feb 28, 2:30 PM
Watch on: FOX
Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway

Betting Overview 

As we have already seen so far this season, there are a variety of drivers who have the ability to take attention away from the favorites. Most notably, Michael McDowell and Christopher Bell. 

This race will be just like the ones we have seen so far, with it being anyone’s to win. But there are still a few that top the list when it comes to consistency and 

Dunkel Index For This Event 

The Dunkel Index is showing these top 10 drivers that could win this event. The following 10 are:

  • 1    Denny Hamlin    91.768          
  • 2    Chase Elliott    91.983          
  • 3    Michael McDowell    93.206     
  • 4    Joey Logano    93.378               
  • 5    Kevin Harvick    93.463              
  • 6    Brad Keselowski    97.196     
  • 7    Ryan Preece    98.150    
  • 8    Ryan Blaney    100.799          
  • 9    Kyle Larson    100.820
  • 10    Christopher Bell    101.220

*index is subject to changes 

Drivers That Could Win 

Michael McDowell appears to not be going anywhere anytime soon. He previously had stumbled into the year, not even ranked or on anyone’s radar. 

McDowell recently took hold of the Daytona 500 and amazed fans. Not too surprisingly, if you look at his history there, it was his third top 10 finish for this event out of his last four Daytona races.

Christopher Bell is another name to watch out for on this list of drivers that could steal the race. He recently won at the Daytona Road Course; then again, he was not anywhere near being a favorite. 

This also marked his first career Cup Series win. As you can see, there are names out there that can steal wins at any given moment. 

Chase Elliot is another name to pay attention to. He is definitely a fan favorite heading into this event, especially after taking control of the Cup Series in 2020 and having a second-place finish at this event. 

However, Elliot has had somewhat mixed results so far. This really has not been by his own driving, but rather other drivers capitalizing on the moment. 

Potential Winning Pick 

Denny Hamlin (91.768)

Hamlin arguably has shown to have a greater start of the season than compared to what he accomplished last year at this time. Looking at the rankings as they stand, he is in third place for the Cup Series rankings. 

Looking at what he has done so far, he has three top 10 finishes in addition to just one race out of the top 10. Looking even further, two of those races happened within the top five and with the recent ones resulting from the Daytona 500 and the Daytona Road Course. 

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