DraftKings Driver Values: Las Vegas, 2016

Ryan Newman photo

Ryan Newman offers good value today in DraftKing’s $7K range. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my DraftKings driver points and price/point predictions for today’s race at Las Vegas. To predict how many DraftKings points each driver will score today, I plugged my driver rankings for today’s race into my projection model, and Friday’s qualifying results. Then, to calculate each driver’s price/point, I simply divided each driver’s price by their predicted points.

My points projection model is a work in progress, so don’t take the below info as gospel. Still, I think it can provide big-picture help when crafting DraftKings lineups.

Note: The below table lists all drivers running today, and it’s sorted from lowest price/point to highest. If you’re on a small screen device, scroll the table horizontally with a finger drag to see all the columns:

[table caption=”” width=”450″ colwidth=”50|20|20|20″ colalign=”left|center|center|center”]
Drivers,DraftKings Price,Predicted Points,Price/Point
Kevin Harvick,”$10,500″,79.97,$131.29
Carl Edwards,”$9,600″,63.45,$151.30
Jimmie Johnson,”$10,300″,66.96,$153.81
Joey Logano,”$10,000″,62.41,$160.24
Ryan Newman,”$7,500″,44.69,$167.81
Brad Keselowski,”$9,700″,56.02,$173.16
Dale Earnhardt Jr,”$9,000″,51.68,$174.14
Jamie McMurray,”$7,300″,41.52,$175.81
Kyle Busch,”$10,200″,56.81,$179.56
Paul Menard,”$6,500″,33.94,$191.49
Matt Kenseth,”$9,900″,51.26,$193.14
Martin Truex Jr,”$9,100″,46.40,$196.11
Kurt Busch,”$9,200″,45.40,$202.64
Kyle Larson,”$8,400″,38.58,$217.72
Clint Bowyer,”$6,900″,30.06,$229.51
Greg Biffle,”$6,400″,27.53,$232.51
Kasey Kahne,”$8,500″,35.15,$241.84
Denny Hamlin,”$9,300″,38.24,$243.19
Regan Smith,”$5,600″,19.73,$283.86
Ricky Stenhouse Jr,”$6,300″,21.93,$287.23
Brian Vickers,”$5,500″,18.26,$301.22
Austin Dillon,”$6,700″,21.01,$318.96
Brian Scott,”$5,400″,16.69,$323.46
Trevor Bayne,”$5,900″,16.75,$352.15
Chase Elliott,”$8,200″,23.20,$353.47
AJ Allmendinger,”$6,200″,15.73,$394.07
Casey Mears,”$6,100″,14.98,$407.27
David Ragan,”$5,800″,13.62,$425.83
Aric Almirola,”$6,800″,14.96,$454.44
Michael Annett,”$5,600″,11.19,$500.26
Ryan Blaney,”$6,600″,11.17,$590.99
Danica Patrick,”$6,000″,8.96,$669.79
Jeffrey Earnhardt,”$5,300″,6.12,$865.45
Cole Whitt,”$5,600″,6.14,$912.35
Michael McDowell,”$5,700″,6.21,$918.15
Matt DiBenedetto,”$5,700″,6.15,$926.52
Landon Cassill,”$5,400″,5.21,”$1,036.85″
Chris Buescher,”$5,600″,5.24,”$1,069.49″
Josh Wise,”$5,500″,5.08,”$1,081.80″