2019 Toyota Owners 400 Vegas picks and top NASCAR predictions: Fade Kevin Harvick, back Kurt Busch at Richmond

The 2019 Toyota Owners 400 will happen under the lights at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. ET. It’s the next short-track race in the last four weeks and it should be a few of the very competitive racing of this year with everyone using the last month to dial in their short-track setup. Richmond is a 0.75-mile track with minimal banking and Kyle Busch has six career victories at this course. He also won last week at Bristol, so he is the 9-4 favored in the most current 2019 Toyota Owners 400 odds. But, Kevin Harvick (9-2), who claimed the pole position for 2019 NASCAR in Richmond, Martin Truex Jr. (6-1) and Joey Logano (8-1) are some of the other top drivers in the NASCAR in Richmond odds. Before making your 2019 Toyota Owners 500 selections, be sure to take a look at the NASCAR predictions from renowned Vegas handicapper Micah Roberts.

Roberts went with Jimmie Johnson as a hefty 25-1 long shot in the season-opening Advance Auto Parts Clash. The result: Johnson endured a huge crash and went on to win the rain-shortened race as Roberts’ followers raked it in. At the TicketGuardian 500 at Phoenix, Roberts nailed Busch at 4-1 odds over the heavily favored Harvick, also obtained an eye catching eight of the top 10 right. At the Car Club 400, he had nine of the top 10 right.

Roberts entered the 2019 NASCAR season after finishing big-time in the black in 2018. Those who wagered $100 on every one of his selections annually have $1,750 in profit to show for it. His biggest wins came when he moved against the grain, shooting Keselowski at 12-1 to win the South Point 400 at Las Vegas at the opening race of the NASCAR playoffs and going with Logano, additionally 12-1, to take the very first Data 500 at Martinsville. In addition, he nailed four of Harvick’s nine series successes and three of Busch’s nine wins. Anyone who is after his selections is up enormous year in, year out.

Now, he’s analyzed Saturday night’s 2019 Toyota Owners 400 lineup from every possible angle and then secured in his top NASCAR at Richmond picks. His estimated leaderboard for the race is available at SportsLine.

We can tell you Roberts is evaporating Harvick, one of the best race favorites in 7-1 NASCAR at Richmond chances. Harvick has won three times at this track in the Cup Series and seven more in the Xfinity Series, but his ride hasn’t been where it ought to be using this auto package. In reality, Roberts states Harvick barely cracks the top 10. He’s not worth the 7-1 premium you’ll need to cover him although he will begin ahead.

1 motorist that Roberts is high on for its Toyota Owners 400 2019: Kurt Busch, that opened as a significant long shot 25-1 at the NASCAR at Richmond odds. He’s currently going off in 12-1 as race time strategies.

The 40-year-old with a series title under his belt has had a stunning season with six top 10s and three top fives in his first eight races this year. This includes a second-place finish last week in Bristol with this same vehicle setup. Busch also includes a pair of wins at Richmond Raceway and led 98 laps in this event last year before eventually finishing 11th. He has the speed from his Stewart Haas Racing Ford to get to the top of this 2019 Toyota Owners 400 leaderboard.

For the win, Roberts is eyeing an underdog with double odds to shock the field and take down the 2019 Toyota Owners 400. His selection and his leaderboard will surprise many, but anybody who backs this lengthy shot could hit a massive payday.

So which drivers are must-backs from the 2019 Toyota Owners 400? And which underdog shocks NASCAR with the checkered flag at Richmond? Visit SportsLine now to see the projected leaderboard for your 2019 Toyota Owners 400 in the nation’s premier NASCAR handicapper, and find out.

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