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We’re tracking the championship odds for all drivers for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series since they became available. The graphs below are generated by calculating the average from a selection of our most trusted sportsbooks. The opening favorite to win the 2022 NASCAR Cup is Kyle Larson. Arizona online sports betting markets will be fired up for the new NASCAR season as they get ready to host the Ruoff Mortgage 500 in-state.

NASCAR Cup Series Odds

2022 NASCAR Cup Series Odds

Driver Odds at DraftKings
Kyle Larson +400
Chase Elliott +550
William Byron +700
Ross Chastain +800
Kyle Busch +800
Denny Hamlin +850
Ryan Blaney +900
Joey Logano +1000
Martin Truex Jr. +1200
Alex Bowman +1600
Chase Briscoe +1800
Tyler Reddick +1900
Austin Cindric +2200
Kevin Harvick +2500
Christopher Bell +2500
Kurt Busch +6000
Daniel Suarez +6000
Brad Keselowski +8000
Austin Dillon +8000
Bubba Wallace +10000
Aric Almirola +10000

Odds as of May 9th at DraftKings

  • [May 9]: Chase Elliot’s average NASCAR Cup odds have dropped back down to +575 following his win at Dover and a fifth-place finish at the Goodyear 400.  He’s now 65 points clear of William Byron and Ryan Blaney in the current series standings.
  • [Apr 25]: After picking up two Top-Three finished in a row, including a win in the dirt race at Bristol, Kyle Busch’s cup odds have dropped back down to +800.
  • [Apr 11]: Despite notching his second win of the season, the needle barely moved on Byron’s Cup odds, going from +800 to +700. Meanwhile, Kyle Larson, who currently sits in 13th in the Series standings, is now getting +350 to win the Cup.
  • [Mar 28]: After notching a third, two seconds, and a first-place finish in his last four races, Ross Chastain’s NASCAR Cup odds have jumped from +15000 in late February to as short as +1000 at some books.
  • [Mar 23]: Early in the NASCAR season we’ve seen some big underdogs pull of wins. Chase Briscoe was victorious in Arizona, while William Byron won last week at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Bryon’s odds stayed put as Kyle Larson remains favored to win.
  • [Mar 7]: Alex Bowman is the most recent winner, pulling through at the Pennzoil 400. However, Kyle Larson is still a pretty big favorite after winning the Wise Power 400 at the end of February.
  • [Feb 22]: Austin Cindric won the Daytona 500, moving his NASCAR Cup odds to +1800. Larson remains a big favorite to win the NASCAR Cup.
  • [Dec 16]: Kyle Larson has opened as the favorite to win the 2022 NASCAR Cup. Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott are the second betting favorites at +700.

Past NASCAR Cup Series Champions

Year Driver
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
2021 Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson won his first-ever NASCAR Cup Series Championship in 2021. Kyle Larson won 12 races, and although he opened as a +1200 bet last season, he solidified himself as the favorite quickly.

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Odds for Past Cup Champions

Last year’s winner Kyle Larson, opens at +360 odds to repeat. The 2020 NASCAR Cup winner, Chase Elliott, opened at +700 to win this year.

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.

2022 NASCAR Schedule and Winners

Race Date Winner
Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum February 6, 2022 Joey Logano
Daytona 500 February 20, 2022 Austin Cindric
Wise Power 400 February 27, 2022 Kyle Larson
Pennzoil 400 March 6, 2022 Alex Bowman
Ruoff Mortgage 500 March 13, 2022 Chase Briscoe
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 March 20, 2022 William Byron
EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix March 27, 2022 Ross Chastain
Toyota Owners 400 April 3, 2022 Denny Hamlin
Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 April 9, 2022 William Byron
Food City Dirt Race April 17, 2022 Kyle Busch
GEICO 500 April 24, 2022 Ross Chastain
DuraMAX Dyrdene 400 May 1, 2022 Chase Elliott
Goodyear 400 May 8, 2022 Joey Logano
AdventHealth 400 May 15, 2022 N/A
NASCAR All-Star Open May 22, 2022 N/A
NASCAR All-Star Race May 22, 2022 N/A
Coca-Cola 600 May 29, 2022 N/A
Enjoy Illinois 300 June 5, 2022 N/A
Toyota/Save Mart 350 June 12, 2022 N/A
Ally 400 June 26, 2022 N/A
Kwik Trip 250 July 3, 2022 N/A
Quaker State 400 July 10, 2022 N/A
Ambetter 301 July 17, 2022 N/A
Explore The Pocono Mountains 350 July 24, 2022 N/A
Verizon 200 at The Brickyard July 31, 2022 N/A
FireKeepers Casino 400 August 7, 2022 N/A
Federated Auto Parts 400 August 14, 2022 N/A
Go Bowling at The Glen August 21, 2022 N/A
Coke Zero Sugar 400 August 27, 2022 N/A
Cook Out Southern 500 September 4, 2022 N/A
Hollywood Casino 400 September 11, 2022 N/A
Bass Pro Shops Night Race September 17, 2022 N/A
AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 September 25, 2022 N/A
YellaWood 500 October 2, 2022 N/A
Bank of America Roval 400 October 9, 2022 N/A
South Point 400 October 16, 2022 N/A
Dixie Vodka 400 October 23, 2022 N/A
Xfinity 500 October 30, 2022 N/A
NASCAR Cup Series Championship November 6, 2022 N/A

Archived Odds: 2021, 2020, 2019

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