2021 UNOH 200 -NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Picks, Odds, and Prediction 9/16/21
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2021 UNOH 200
Thursday September 16 , 2021 9:00pm
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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series head to the Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday Night for the UNOH 200. 2 drivers will be eliminated from the 2021 Truck Series Playoffs at the conclusion of the UNOH 200 on Thursday night as the round of 10 will come to a close. Bristol is a .533-mile high-banked short track and 200 laps will make up the distance on Thursday night.
Here are a few drivers to consider for the UNOH 200.
John Hunter Nemechek +350- John Hunter will fire off from the 2nd position on Thursday night at Bristol for the UNOH 200. In 17 races on the 2021 NASCAR Truck Series season, John has 10 top 5 finishes including 5 victories. John has 6 career starts at Bristol in the Truck Series and has come away with 5 top 10 finishes including 3 top 5s with zero wins. John has already punched a ticket into the Round of 8 in the 2021 Playoffs and is heading into Bristol for the win. Great starting track position for John Hunter, solid favorite.
Sheldon Creed +450- Sheldon will lead the field the green flag from the pole position on Thursday night at the Bristol in the UNOH 200. Creed led 142 of the 163 laps at Gateway 2 weeks ago to pick up a dominating win and secure a spot into the Round of 8 of the 2021 playoffs. Creed followed up the victory at Gateway with another victory at Darlington 2 weeks ago. Creed finished 12th at Bristol in the UNOH 200 last season, staying out with old tires fading late in the race after having a fast truck. Look for Creed and team to be in contention after the failed pit strategy from last season.
Todd Gilliland +900– Gilliland will fire off from the 3rd starting spot on Thursday night in the UNOH 200 at Bristol. On the 2021 Truck Series season, Carson has 12 top 10 finishes including 8 top 5 finishes with a victory coming on the road course in Austin, Texas in May. Todd is sitting 6th in the point standings, 11 points above the cut line heading into the UNOH 200. In 3 Truck Series starts at Bristol, Todd has 2 top 10 finishes including 1 top 5. Todd is not in a must win situation but will have to stay out of trouble and needs a great run. Nice value on Gilliland on Thursday.
Chandler Smith +1200- Chandler Smith will roll off from the 7th starting spot for the UNOH 200 on Thursday night at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Smith is currently in the 10th spot, 12 points below the cut line heading into Thursday’s UNOH 200. Smith will need a victory or at least at top 3 finish to punch a ticket into the Round of 8 of the 2021 Playoffs. Smith has 2 Truck Series starts at the Bristol Motor Speedway and has come away with 2 top 5 finishes. Pressure of the 2021 Playoffs heading into great track, look for Smith to have a great night.
Matt Crafton +1500- Crafton will begin Thursday’s Truck Series UNOH 200 from the 2nd row in the 4th position. Crafton is 3rd in the Playoff standings currently, 35 points above the cut line. Crafton has 18 starts at Bristol in the Truck Series with 12 top 10 finishes including 4 top 5s. Through the years in the Truck Series at Bristol, Crafton has been one of the fastest trucks and yet the results don’t show with a ton of bad luck. As a nice longer shot, Matt will definitely be in contention on Thursday night and can possibly get the first victory at Bristol.