Pennzoil 400 Lubes Up the Track – March 3


After a couple weekends on the East Coast, the NASCAR Cup Series heads west to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for today’s running of the Pennzoil 400. Last week, it was Daniel Suarez capturing the victory in the Ambetter 400 in Atlanta in a thrilling finish. The NASCAR season kicked off with the annual Daytona 500 in Florida. William Byron came through late to win the Great American Race. 

While we here at Sports Hub love our NBA, NFL, and other major sports, we know that there is money to be made in betting on events like the Pennzoil 400. Betting on NASCAR is a niche that bettors should explore. The markets are not as tight and bettors can find great value. 

Kyle Larson is favored to win today’s Pennzoil 400

Consider today’s Pennzoil 400 odds to win the race. Bettors can find legitimate contenders to take the crown today at very favorable odds. Kyle Larson is today’s favorite and he’s given +350 odds. Byron, the winner of the Daytona 500, is one of the top five contenders and is listed at +600. Last year’s NASCAR Cup Series champion Ryan Blaney checks in at +1000. Of course, betting on the Pennzoil 400’s winner is not the only bet you can place today.

How to Bet the Pennzoil 400

Betting on the race winner is, of course, the most popular way to bet the Pennzoil 400, or any race for that matter. Any consideration of today’s winner has to involve Larson, who has either finished first or second in each of the last three years.

Picking the race winner can be difficult, though the payouts are great. Bettors can sacrifice a better payout for an outcome that is more likely to happen. Take the Pennzoil 400 Top 3 market. Here, you can wager on a driver to finish in the Top 3. Larson is given -160 odds in this market. Byron is listed at +170 and Blaney is at +340. All the driver has to do is finish in the Top 3.

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William Byron, winner of the Daytona 500, is among the favorites in today’s Pennzoil 400

Bettors can expand on the top finishes and wager on the Top 10 as well. Larson is listed at -500, to give you a great example of the trade off between odds and likelihood of success. 

Bet Pennzoil Head-to-Head Finish

Another way to bet today’s Pennzoil 400 is to bet on individual racer matchups. It’s like betting on a winner in MLB, NBA, or any other sport. Two drivers are paired together and given moneyline odds on which one will finish higher. 

For example, Joey Logano is pitted against Martin Truex Jr., two well-known drivers. Logano is given the edge here at -156 odds to finish higher than Truex. Truex is the underdog at +122.

In the end, If Logano finishes fourth and Truex finishes seventh, Logano is the winner. He doesn’t have to win the race. He only has to finish higher than Truex. There are a number of head-to-head matchups available at sportsbooks for today’s Pennzoil 400.

Want More Wins? Read This

Every day, I recap how our handicappers do here at Sports Hub. Many of the handicappers that provide daily picks here are exclusive to SportsHub. That means you will not find them anywhere else on the internet. You can only find them here. 

Guys like James Anderson, who was third on yesterday’s leaderboard, are Sports Hub exclusive cappers. You need to be a member of Sports Hub to access his picks on a daily basis. If you had done so yesterday and followed James’ picks, you would have gone 4-1 and earned $290. If you had been following James’ picks for the last two weeks, you’d be up over $1100! 

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Sports Hub’s Top 5 handicappers yesterday

If you want to win more of your sports bets, get on the Sports Hub money train. Our handicappers have proven track records of success. It’s all transparent and you can see exactly how they have done each and every day. 

Let’s see how our handicappers did yesterday.

  • The boys at Madjack Sports: The Madjack Sports guys are taking out their madness on the books. Yesterday, it was a 7-3 day on 10 picks and another $380 added to the bankroll. Madjack has been on a roll recently and now owns the top spot on the 14-day and 30-day leaderboards. For the month, these guys are up over $1700!
  • Beware the Hawk: Watch out for Mike Hawk, who picked up six wins on eight picks yesterday. Mike earned another $335, which puts him up $777 over the last 14 days. Mike is our hockey handicapper over the last seven days.
  • Top Jimmy: We already mentioned James Anderson. 4-1 yesterday, $290 to the good. Over the last three days, he’s 8-2 and has collected $580 in winnings. Does he have a Pennzoil 400 pick?
  • Trust the computer: If you know anything about Sports Hub’s Computer Picks, it’s that they win on a consistent basis. Over the last five years, Computer Picks have a winning percentage of right around 59 percent. Yesterday, the computer cranked out 21 wins on 38 picks and won $230. 
  • New guy: Jeff Michaels is relatively new to Sports Hub. He can be found at one of partner sites, Wager Talk. Yesterday, Jeff hit both of his picks (both basketball) to cash in $200.

Fans Love Scoring, Plenty of It Yesterday

If you think about it, as sports fans we love scoring. We like when stars score points and we got to see several yesterday. LeBron James scored big yesterday as did Inter Miami star Lionel Messi. Read on to see what each did yesterday.

Let’s check our trending scoring news.

  • Messi doubles up: Inter Miami CF got two goals from star Lionel Messi and beat Orlando City SC in yesterday’s Battle for Florida. Inter Miami is now 2-1-0 in 2024.
  • Blazing fast: Texas WR Xavier Worthy set a new record in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine yesterday. Worthy covered 40 yards in 4.21 seconds, eclipsing the former record of 4.22 held by WR John Ross
  • King James gets 40K: LeBron James did get his nine points (and then some) to hit the 40,000-point mark. James finished with 26 points, but his Lakers lost to Denver 124-114..
  • Houston basketball: No. 1 Houston got a buzzer-beater from Jamal Shead to beat Oklahoma 87-85 in college basketball action yesterday. It was the Cougars seventh straight win. Houston is now 26-3 and vying for the NCAA tournament’s No. 1 overall seed.

Pennzoil 400 on Sunday Sports Schedule

Sunday brings us a solid schedule of events, including today’s big race, the Pennzoil 400. Like NASCAR, there are tennis finals and the final round of the Cognizant Classic on the PGA Tour. These niche sports are great for finding betting value. 

Don’t worry. There is also NBA, NHL, and college basketball action today. Those three plus soccer give bettors a plethora of choices today. Sometimes, too many choices can be overwhelming. That’s where the expert handicappers at Sports Hub can help. Log into your account, visit the picks database, and check out what your favorite handicappers are betting on today.

Here’s what’s available on the schedule today.

  1. Double doubleheader: The NBA has eight games on the schedule today and a double doubleheader. In the afternoon, Philadelphia is at Dallas at 1 p.m. ET. At 3:30 p.m. ET, you can catch Golden State at Boston. Both of those games are on ABC. Tonight, New York plays in Cleveland with tip off set for 7 p.m. ET. The day ends with Oklahoma City playing the Suns in Phoenix starting at 9:30 p.m. ET. Those two games can be watched on ESPN.
  2. Old No. 1 on the court at home today: Sundays are the calm after the storm of a huge Saturday in college basketball. Today, former No. 1 UConn (now No. 3) hosts Seton Hall in the Huskies final home game of the season. There are three Big Ten games on tap. Nebraska needs a win at home against Rutgers to help solidify its at-large NCAA tournament hopes.
  3. Dry ice: Like college basketball, Saturday is the big day on the weekly NHL schedule. Today, there are six NHL games. TNT will broadcast the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET.
  4. Pennzoil 400: It’s the main event today. The Pennzoil 400 is the third race on the NASCAR Cup schedule. Joey Logano (+800) will start in the pole. The Pennzoil 400 begins at 3:30 p.m. ET.
  1. World’s best soccer: The MLS has one match today as New England plays Toronto FC. Fans can find action in most of the world’s top soccer leagues – EPL, LALIGA, Bundesliga, and more. Remember, Sports Hub’s Geovanny Araya, our world renowned soccer expert, is up over $1600 over the last 30 days.
  2. Spring training games: There are really no surprises in spring training. The Dodgers (8-2) and Rangers (6-2) have the best records in the Cactus League. In the Grapefruit League, it’s Baltimore (8-1) and Boston (6-3) at the top of the standings. All four teams as well as the rest of MLB will play today.
  3. Golf: The final round of the Cognizant Classic is underway. Jacob Bridgeman shot a 65 in Round 3 to move into a tie for fourth place. Currently, three golfers are tied at the top of the leaderboard at 13-under par.
  4. Tennis: It’s the finals of the Movistar Chile Open today. The BNP Paribas Open begins today on the ATP Tour. The women also begin the BNP Paribas Open today. There are two finals today – the Cymbiotiki San Diego Open and the ATX Open.