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NASCAR 2020 Drydene 311 Sunday Odds and Picks

Making the turn at Dover.
Which driver is the best bet for Sunday's race at the Drydene 311? Photo by SSgt Elizabeth Morris (Google).
  • The 2020 Drydene 311 Sunday race will take place on Sunday, August 24 (4 pm ET) at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Florida
  • Matt DiBenedetto will have the pole position while Denny Hamlin – Saturday’s winner – will start 20th as the drivers start in reverse of their Saturday finishing order.
  • Read on for a full breakdown of the odds and best bets for the race

After a Saturday race – also known as the Drydene 311 – where Denny Hamlin earned the win, the drivers get right back at it on Sunday for the Drydene 311 Sunday race. The race will take place at Dover International Speedway and get started at 4pm ET. Hamlin has been red-hot these days but is he a good bet to finish well again on Sunday?

2020 Drydene 311 Race 2 Odds

Driver Odds at DraftKings
Kevin Harvick +400
Denny Hamlin +400
Martin Truex Jr +400
Chase Elliott +650
Kyle Busch +800
Brad Keselowski +1200
Jimmie Johnson +1600
Ryan Blaney +1800
Joey Logano +1800
Aric Almirola +2000
Clint Bowyer +2200
Alex Bowman +2800

Odds as of August 22.

Trust Truex Jr. Again

Martin Truex Jr. is someone you’re going to want to look at when you’re handicapping Sunday’s race. After finishing second on Saturday, he’s now finished second, second and first in his last three starts at Dover. Looking further out, Truex Jr. has finished in the top four sports in seven of his last starts at this track.

Focusing in on the 2020 season, there are few drivers that are hotter than Truex Jr. right now. After finishing third in five straight races, Truex Jr. changed things up by finishing second on Saturday. Given his track history and given his current hot streak, he’s worth a play once again.

Hamlin For A Top 10

Hamlin got the win on Saturday and that’s capped a nice run of Top 10’s for him here. It was his second straight, fourth in his last five and seventh in his last nine. Saturday’s win was his first-ever at this track, so I’m not expecting another one to happen on Sunday, but I do think he’s a good bet to finish among the top 10.

Taking a look at his overall track record, he’s on fire. As mentioned above, there are few drivers that are doing better than Truex Jr. right now but Hamlin is one of them. Over his last six starts, he has two wins, three second-place results and a sixth. He now has six wins on the season and is having an incredible year.

Past Five Winners at Drydene 311

Year Driver
2020 Denny Hamlin
2019 Kyle Larson
2018 Chase Elliott
2017 Kyle Busch
2016 Martin Truex Jr.

Ride Elliott For Props

Chase Elliott had the pole position going into Saturday’s race and ended up with a respectable fifth-place finish. While he doesn’t have a huge track history at Dover (only has starts since 2016), most of them are very positive. In nine career starts, he has seven Top 10’s, which includes a win.

Elliott has some momentum right now as he’s finished in the Top 10 in five straight races. He’s gone fifth, first, ninth, seventh and ninth over his last five. Looking a bit further back, he’s finished 12th or better in eight straight starts. He’s on a roll right now and I’d look at him for matchup props or a Top 10.

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