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Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Betting Analysis and Prediction

This weekend the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads for the Dover International Speedway for a doubleheader alongside the NASCAR Cup Series. We are expecting an exciting race on the NASCAR 2022 schedule.

And if you want to bet on this event, not to worry; we’ve got you covered with this betting guide. Let’s get into it with this article about Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Betting Picks.

Overview

The event is going to Dover, and the concrete Monster Mile is the most physically demanding track in NASCAR, coming with a two-story drop entering the corners and a speed sense unlike any other race track. As a result, it won’t be an easy task for any of the drivers coming into the races, and we’ll see an epic showdown this time.

Justin Allgaier would want to win back the title at this event so that he can go up in the standings and, as a result, continue to get closer to the top seed. Therefore, this might be one for the history book where we will get an exciting race with incredible moments.

Last Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Records

Austin Cindric won the even with Team Penske and Ford the last time out, taking the title from Justin Allgaier to win his first title.

He won with a race time of 2:10:47; although we’ve seen better records at this event in the past, it is still a formidable feat. He had an average speed of 91.755 mph. 

Erik Jones’s win in 2016 still holds the record for the best race time, where he got 0:58:36 with an all-time high average speed where he got 122.86 mph.

His records are still unmatched in this event, and we are continuously seeing drivers try to match 2016 Jones. The record is so great that the closets are Ricky Rudd in 1983 and Todd Bodine in 1991, both with 1:41:27 and 1:41:25, respectively.

Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Information

  • Time: Saturday, May 15, 1:30 PM ET
  • Location: Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE
  • Race: NASCAR Xfinity Series A-Game 200

Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Betting Picks

Justin Allgaier +600

Although the season hasn’t been straightforward for Justin Allgaier, he’s beginning to look solid after getting four straight top 10 finishes. There’s hope that he can bounce back to his original top form as a veteran of the Xfinity Series. He has the most starts among active drivers at 21 and counting. 

In those starts, he has won the event twice, gotten 447 laps lead, and a 9.4 average finish. This is not a bad record in this series.

However, we hope that he gets his dominant performance back. Even with his rough start to the season, he remains the favorite at most sportsbooks, with his NASCAR odds at +600. 

John Hunter Nemechek +1000

John Hunter Nemechek is coming back for his 4th Xfinity Series start of the season. Although Nemechek was the favorite to win in his last start after leading 135 laps at Richmond, he was unfortunately bumped off by Ty Gibbs in the final corner. However, two top-5 finishes in the last three starts aren’t terrible, and we expect to see him back with Joe Gibbs Racing.

He makes it into the top three picks at most sportsbooks, closely following Allgaier at +1000. Even though he’s yet to win a race, there is a good chance that he might win it this time. 

Josh Berry +1000

Josh Berry’s season is not far off Allgaier’s. Both JR Motorsports teammates are having a closely related season whereby Josh had gotten top-5 finishes in his first four races. However, he only has one top 10 finish from his last five starts. Undoubtedly, he would be looking to turn things around in this race.

Last time out, Berry was battling Allgaier for the lead in the 3rd quarter until Cindric took control in the final 50 laps to take the victory. Since Cindric won’t be in this year’s race, Berry has a good chance to win. 

Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Betting Trends

Over the years, we’ve witnessed some exciting trends in this event. As we look forward to more, here are some of the Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 betting trends.

  • Justin Allgaier, Todd Bodine, Kyle Busch, and Joey Logano are all tied for the most win at this event, each of them with two.
  • Joe Gibbs Racing has the most teams win with 6
  • Chevrolet has the most manufacturer wins with 16
  • The race has undergone 20 different name changes since the first race in 1982
  • Allgaier has 14 straight top 10 finishes and ten top-five finishes 
  • Daniel Hemric has three top-5 finishes and five top-10 finishes
  • Only Darrell Waltrip and Joey Logano have won the A-Game 200 Xfinity Series back-to-back.

Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Betting Preview

This event is going to be one for the ages, and we will certainly see some of the best driving this year. It is not going to the easy for any driver, and even as defending champion, Cindric would have to bring his A-Game to retain the title. But unfortunately, he won’t be available to defend his championship. 

Therefore, Allgaier is looking to become the first 3-time A-Game 200 winner. According to many sports betting guides, it might just be Justin Allgaier’s time to enter the all-time books when the race commences this weekend.

Xfinity Series: A-Game 200 Betting Prediction

This is an exciting showdown with drivers looking to reach the podium this time. However, with Cindric out, the battle is between Allgaier, Berry, and Nemechek.

But we believe that Allgaier has the best chance to win this time. Although it won’t be easy, with good strategy and consistency, he should get to the final lap as the leading man. So, our NASCAR betting picks would be on the JR Motorsports driver.

How to Bet on Xfinity Series: A-Game 200

Different sportsbooks are offering odds for this race, and if you want to bet, there are different lines to bet on. When making your NASCAR picks, you can go with Justin Allgaier at +600, and if you place a $100 bet on him, you’ll get a $600 return. 

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