NASCAR at Watkins Glen picks, odds: Kyle Busch going for weekend sweep

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Who takes the checkered flag?

Here are our picks for the last road race of this season.

Winner: Kyle Busch
After taking his first checkered flag of the season a week at Pocono, rowdy is out for blood. After winning his first Xfinity Series race at The Glen on Saturday, Busch will start from the pole on Sunday as he chases his third career win at the track. From our perspective, so long as Busch doesn’t wreck or see his engine fail, he must at least finish in the top five.

Contenders: Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr..
We are simply not prepared to give up about the 2016 championship runner-up, particularly after his second-place finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. His Cup team marched on Saturday and they did not disappoint. His team knows it is win or go home, so anticipate the 2015 Watkins Glen winner to take his shot Victory Lane on Sunday. In terms of Truex Jr., well his r??sum?? speaks for itself. The points leader owns eight top-fives, 14 period wins, three race wins plus a ridiculous 29 playoff points. Truex Jr. directed the most complete laps in Sonoma in June prior to fighting engine failure with only 25 to proceed. Best believe he hasn’t forgotten about that…

Wild Card: AJ Allmendinger
We’re not very high on the road course expert back in Sonoma, and for good reason. Despite winning a stage in June, Allmendinger completed 35th. This time around we think that it’s going to be different. Despite a run in clinic, Allmendinger’s results at Watkins Glen speak for themselves. Besides a win in 2014, he has an average finish within the top 10 in eight career starts there. Do not be shocked if Allmendinger performs spoiler into a motorist on the playoff bubble Sunday.

Odds to win the I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen

Here are the odds through VegasInsider.com, for Sunday’s race

Martin Truex Jr. 4/1
Kyle Busch 4/1
Brad Keselowski 8/1
Kurt Busch 17/2
Kevin Harvick 17/2
AJ Allmendinger 10/1
Clint Bowyer 10/1
Denny Hamlin 12/1
Kyle Larson 12/1
Jimmie Johnson 14/1
Joey Logano 18/1
Jamie McMurray 28/1
Chase Elliott 33/1
Ryan Blaney 40/1
Kasey Kahne 40/1
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 50/1
Matt Kenseth 50/1
Daniel Suarez 60/1
Michael McDowell 66/1
Paul Menard 80/1
Ryan Newman 80/1

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