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[X] 500 DFS: DraftKings, FanDuel Daily Fantasy NASCAR Lineup Picks

It's been a non-stop party here at Talladega this week, and that party will continue on until the cup car trailers roll out of Lincoln, Alabama. This track is seriously a one of a kind experience, and after the new construction in the infield, the track has leapfrogged into the ultimate NASCAR fan experience. You can check out some pictures of Big Bill's and the new cup garage area by following me on Twitter (@GarageGuyChase).

So far this weekend I've chatted with Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski, and Alex Bowman. Logano is extra motivated this week after having to run Dover more than 20 laps down last weekend."We better have a rocketship." was Logano's response when I asked him about his car this weekend, and with him starting 10th on Sunday, he could easily take off to the moon ( at least fantasy points-wise).

Blaney seems cool, calm, and collected this weekend. I had a more personal conversation with him about vintage NASCAR tees and hats (my collection never stops growing by the way), and you can tell he is just an overall standup guy. Even though his fantasy production has been hit or miss, I always like to throw a guy with a good car who's in a good head space into my lineups. I took a lot in over the past two days, and I'm ready to get the bag on DraftKings and Fanduel this weekend to top off my trip to the wildest race track in NASCAR.

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DFS Lineup Picks - DraftKings, FanDuel

Denny Hamlin #11 (DraftKings $10,300 | FanDuel $14,000)

Hamlin was a play I wasn't expecting to have coming into the weekend until his engine blew in qualifying. In April, Hamlin was one of my driver picks, but took that same blow during the race (happy it happened Saturday and not Sunday this time).

Starting in P40, it's a no brainer that he will be a big points producer solely based on his equipment compared to the others towards the rear. Hamlin has averaged 32 FPTS since 2017 at this superspeedway.

Joey Logano #22 (DraftKings $9,400 | FanDuel $14,500)

Logano is officially known as "The Rocket Man" now on the Garage Guys Fantasy Sports Podcast, and with my jokes aside, Logano really should be a force this Sunday. Since 2017, Logano has had 4 Top 5s here, and a victory.

With a 10th place start for Sunday and a fastest lap of 199.222, Logano will have the draft to get him up towards the front pretty quickly. You also can't pass him up for his price this week as well.

Kevin Harvick #4 (DraftKings $10,500 | FanDuel $13,500)

Harvick took a tough blow back in April, and wasn't able to compete in the Geico 500. Now that the playoffs are here, Harvick is going to be gunning for the win, and I think he has everything he needs to make it happen this Sunday.

Harvick had a Top 5 finish in both practices on Saturday with a best speed of 203.688. Harvick should also rack up some solid fantasy points starting in P15.

Ryan Preece #47 (DraftKings $6,100 | FanDuel $4,000)

In his first race at Talladega, Preece had a third-place finish after starting in P30. Obviously his finish was helped due to some cautions, and accidents, but that's just Dega.

On Saturday, Preece scored a Top 5 in the second practice with a speed of 200.498. This is a low budget driver that will give you the edge you need to secure the bag on Sunday.


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Be sure to also check out this week's Revvin' Up, a weekly video series by Sean Engel focused on previewing every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race from DFS perspectives. Sean Engel is a six-time DraftKings NASCAR DFS tournament winner and a 15-year NASCAR veteran.

For any and all fantasy NASCAR questions, find me on Twitter @GarageGuyChase and subscribe to the Garage Guys Fantasy Sports Podcast for Fantasy Football and NASCAR talk. Good luck RotoBallers!

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