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We’re tracking the championship odds for all drivers for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series since they became available. The graphs below are generated by calculating the average from a selection of our most trusted sportsbooks.

NASCAR Cup Series Odds

2021 NASCAR Cup Series Odds

Driver Odds
Kevin Harvick +550
Chase Elliott +550
Denny Hamlin +650
Joey Logano +700
Kyle Busch +700
Brad Keselowski +700
Martin Truex Jr +750
Kyle Larson +900
Ryan Blaney +1200
Alex Bowman +2500
Kurt Busch +3300
Alric Almirola +3500
Christopher Bell +3500
William Byron +3500
Matt DiBenedetto +5000
Cole Custer +6600
Bubba Wallace +6600
Chase Briscoe +8000
Ross Chastain +8000
Austin Dillon +8000
Ryan Newman +8000
Tyler Reddick +8000
Erik Jones +15000
Chris Buescher +25000
Ricky Stenhouse Jr +25000
Corey Lajoie +25000

Odds as of Jan. 18th

  • [Jan 18] With the Daytona 500 under a month away, Chase Elliott has inched closer to Kevin Harvick with +592 average odds. Alex Bowman has also seen his average odds shorten from +2900 to +2300
  • [Nov 30] As we inch closer to the 2021 NASCAR season, more sportsbooks have started to offer odds. Quin Houff, BJ McLeod, Ryan Preece, and Daniel Suarez all have odds listed now
  • [Nov 17] Opening odds favor Kevin Harvick at +500. Last year’s winner Chase Elliott opens at +700 odds, along with Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, and Denny Hamlin

Championship Odds By Manufacturer

Chevrolet’s Chase Elliott clinched their first NASCAR Cup Series Championship last season since Jimmie Johnson won in 2016. Although Toyota does not have a fleet of strong drivers, they have been a top contender recently with Martin Truex Jr (2017) and Kyle Busch (2019) winning over the past three seasons.


Past NASCAR Cup Series Champions

Year Driver
2010 Jimmie Johnson
2011 Tony Stewart
2012 Brad Keselowski
2013 Jimmie Johnson
2014 Kevin Harvick
2015 Kyle Busch
2016 Jimmie Johnson
2017 Martin Truex Jr.
2018 Joey Logano
2019 Kyle Busch
2020 Chase Elliott

Chase Elliot won his first-ever NASCAR Cup Series Championship in 2020. Kevin Harvick led as the favorite for most of the 2020 season, and is the opening favorite at +500 to win in 2021.

Odds for Past Cup Champions

Last year’s winner Chase Elliott, opens at +700 odds to repeat. Out of the past champions, Ford’s Kevin Harvick has the best odds.

Drivers with the Most Championships

What do Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, and Jimmie Johnson have in common? In addition to being NASCAR royalty, all three drivers have also won seven Cup championships. Johnson is the only driver to ever win five consecutive titles.

Archived Odds: 2020, 2019

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