• Track 2020 NASCAR Cup Series odds for all top drivers
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The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series officially begins on February 9 at the Daytona International Speedway. We’re tracking the championship odds for all drivers 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 for Top Contenders

  • [May 18] Matt Kenseth is now on the odds board at +2800 after a 10th place finish in The Real Heroes 400
  • [Mar 11] Three weeks ago, Joey Logano was listed at +967 to win the 2020 NASCAR Cup; after winning the FanShield 500, Logano is now just +675
  • [Mar 4] After winning the Auto Club 400, Alex Bowman’s NASCAR Cup odds improved from +2750 to +1733
  • [Feb 27] William Byron and Jimmie Johnson have seen their odds improve the most after the Pennzoil 400; Byron picked up 27 points on the weekend, resulting in his odds moving from +3767 to +2350, putting him in the top ten; Johnson logged a top five finish and sees his odds go from +4267 to +2450
  • [Feb 20] Denny Hamlin has bumped Martin Truex Jr out of the top three contenders to win the NASCAR Cup after winning the Daytona 500
  • [Jan 14, 2020] Martin Truex Jr. has seen his odds drift from +450 to +525 since open
  • [Dec 24, 2019] Opening odds favor Kyle Busch at +400 just ahead of Martin Truex Jr and Kevin Harwick at +450

NASCAR Cup Series Odds

Driver Odds
Kevin Harvick +350
Alex Bowman +700
Brad Keselowski +700
Kyle Busch +700
Denny Hamlin +750
Chase Elliott +800
Martin Truex Jr. +800
Joey Logano +900
Kurt Busch +1200
Erik Jones +1600

Odds taken May 18

Championship Odds By Manufacturer

Kyle Busch won his second championship in 2019 and crossed the 200 national series wins mark as well. He’s now won two of the past five championships.

Past NASCAR Cup Series Champions

Year Driver
2009 Jimmie Johnson
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

Joey Logano won his first career NASCAR Cup Series in 2018. While he couldn’t repeat the result in 2019, he still finished fifth. Accordingly, he opened with the fifth-best odds to win in 2020 at +800.

Odds for Past Cup Champions

A bet on Joe Gibbs Racing more often than not would’ve been a good one in 2019. JGR won 19 of the season’s 36 races.

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.

2020 NASCAR Schedule and Winners

Race Date Winner
Busch Clash at Daytona* February 9, 2020 Erik Jones
Daytona 500 February 16, 2020 Denny Hamlin
Pennzoil 400 February 23, 2020 Joey Logano
Auto Club 400 March 1, 2020 Alex Bowman
FanShield 500 March 8, 2020 Joey Logano
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 March 15, 2020
Dixie Vodka 400 March 22, 2020
O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 March 29, 2020
Food City 500 April 5, 2020
TOYOTA OWNERS 400 April 19, 2020
GEICO 500 April 26, 2020
NASCAR Cup Series Race at Dover May 3, 2020
NASCAR Cup Series Race at Martinsville May 9, 2020
NASCAR All Star Open* May 16, 2020
NASCAR All-Star Race* May 16, 2020
The Real Heroes 400 May 17, 2020 Kevin Harvick
Coca-Cola 600 May 24, 2020 TBD
Kansas 400 May 31, 2020 TBD
FireKeepers Casino 400 June 7, 2020 TBD
Toyota/Save Mart 350 June 14, 2020 .TBD
Chicagoland 400 June 21, 2020 TBD
Kids Free 325 June 27, 2020 TBD
Worry-Free Weather Guarantee 350 June 28, 2020 TBD
Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered By Florida Georgia Line July 5, 2020 TBD
Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart July 11, 2020 TBD
Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 July 19, 2020 TBD
Consumers Energy 400 August 9, 2020 TBD
Go Bowling at The Glen August 16, 2020 TBD
Drydene 400 August 23, 2020 TBD
Coke Zero Sugar 400 August 29, 2020 TBD
Southern 500 September 6, 2020 TBD
Federated Auto Parts 400 September 12, 2020 TBD
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race September 19, 2020 TBD
South Point 400 September 27, 2020 TBD
Alabama 500 October 4, 2020 TBD
Bank of America ROVAL 400 October 11, 2020 TBD
Hollywood Casino 400 October 18, 2020 TBD
Texas 500 October 25, 2020 TBD
NASCAR Cup Series Race at Martinsville November 1, 2020 TBD
NASCAR Cup Series Championship November 8, 2020 TBD

*Denotes races that do not count towards the NASCAR Cup Series standings

After impressing at the national series level, each of Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell and Cole Custer will be making their Cup series debuts in 2020.


Archived Odds: 2019

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