Top Sleepers for the 2021 NASCAR Ally 400

| June 18, 2021 6:09 am PDT

Take a pew, as I’ve got some value bets, long shots, and top sleepers for Sunday’s NASCAR Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway.

Although Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott have been in fine form for Hendrick Motorsports as of late, there is no getting away from the fact that this year’s Cup Series has been far from predictable for the most part.

Ever the optimist, I’m confident that the following 2021 Ally 400 sleeper picks are worth some pocket change. If you’re looking for longshot odds for NASCAR in Tennessee, keep reading, and I’ll tell you what you need to know.

Let’s start with a driver from the Joe Gibbs Racing stable.

Christopher Bell +4000

There is solid value in Bell’s odds to win the Ally 400 this Sunday. 

Although the smarter bet would be on the 26-year-old to crack the top-10, I recommend pushing your faith in the Oklahoman that little bit further and backing him to finish in the top-5.

I mean, the odds are good enough as it stands, with odds of +1000 on a top-3 perhaps tempting enough to give him the nod.

Bell’s 2021 form has been pretty good. He won the O’Reilly Autoparts 253 at the DRC, finished 4th in the Toyota Owners 400 in Richmond, and has five top-9s under his belt in just 16 races. 

2021 Ally 400 sleepers over the +2000 mark don’t get much better than this.

Chris Buescher +12500

Buescher has been teetering on something special as of late, with three top-9s from his last six starts. 

The 2015 Xfinity champion gets behind the wheel of the 17 Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing looking for just the second win of his career, and will be a threat. 

Regarding NASCAR longshots for the Ally 400, I’m not overly keen on back Buescher to win the race. However, odds of +325 for a top-10 finish with the top US betting sites sound much more appealing. 

This will be a testing race for all drivers, given that it’s the first of its kind in the Cup Series. As we have seen so far this season, anyone can get over the line first. But while it’s not completely unrealistic to see the man from Prosper, erm, prosper, I’d err on the side of caution and take him for a place in the top-10.

Let’s just hope he doesn’t suffer another spin like this one.

Aric Almirola +12500

The last of my top sleeper picks for the 2021 Ally 400 is the best of them all.

I’m still trying to figure out why Almirola’s odds to win in Tennessee are so juicy. I mean, he won the All-Star Open last weekend and clinched 8th in the All-Star Race. At odds of +12500, he super high value to pull off a shock, even if he has zero points wins this season.

Online betting sites for NASCAR make Almirola +3500 for a top-3 finish and +375 to make the top-10. As a longshot for the Ally 400 in 2021, he is big value as a winner. For a top-3, he’s worth a gamble. As for a top-10 finish? I’d say he’s the best bet for the NASCAR this weekend. Period.

Although this track isn’t the traditional superspeedway a la Talladega or Daytona, it is the longest of them all.

Almirola has an excellent record on superspeedways, of course. Still, I’d look to the Stewart-Haas Racing star’s excellent performances on intermediates as another reason to make him your best sleeper for the 2021 Ally 400 this Sunday.

More Advice for Betting on NASCAR

That should explain everything you need to know about the best sleepers and value picks for the 2021 Ally 400 in Tennessee.

Of course, you might find a little extra help when betting on sleepers in NASCAR helpful. Therefore, I’ll leave you with our guide to betting on NASCAR. There are some helpful tips in there that will take your Cup Series betting skills to another level, with the betting strategy section particularly helpful for gambling on races such as these.

Good luck with your bets!

Adam Haynes
Adam Haynes

Adam is a sports writer and tipster with a strong background in MMA, boxing, and combat sports.

When Adam isn't writing about those, as well as politics, rugby, and Gaelic Games, he can be found working on methods and strategies to beat the bookies.

For his troubles, Adam is a fan of Leinster Rugby, Glasgow Celtic, and trusting the process.

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