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Kyle Larson did not record the second of his career-high 10 victories last year until the 15th race of the season. The reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion has four chances to notch win No. 2 of this year quicker, beginning with the 2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 at Dover Motor Speedway on Sunday. Larson finished second to Alex Bowman in this NASCAR Dover race last year, the second of three straight runner-up finishes that preceded a string of three consecutive victories. The 29-year-old Californian has registered 10 top-10s in 13 career Cup Series starts at Dover and finished third or better in his last three.

Larson is the 4-1 favorite in the latest 2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Martin Truex Jr. is 15-2, while William Byron and Chase Elliott round out the top 2022 NASCAR Dover contenders at 8-1. The green flag drops at 3 p.m. ET. You'll want to check out the NASCAR at Dover predictions from Micah Roberts, the legendary Vegas bookmaker who pioneered wagering on racing, before locking in any 2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 picks.

Roberts, a former Vegas bookmaker, was the first to offer expanded NASCAR betting, and now hands out NASCAR winners to his followers on SportsLine. Roberts is the nation's premier NASCAR betting expert, and his top pick, Elliott, won the Jockey Made in America 250 last season.

He also correctly predicted the 2021 Coca-Cola 600 winner, hitting Larson's victory at 11-2 odds, and was on point by targeting Elliott as the winner of the EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at 8-5 odds the previous week. In addition, Roberts nailed last year's GEICO 500 when he predicted Brad Keselowski to win at 14-1 odds. Anyone who has followed his picks has cashed tickets.

Now, Roberts has analyzed the starting grid, field, and odds for Sunday's NASCAR at Dover 2022 race. He's only sharing his winner and projected leaderboard at SportsLine.

2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 expert picks

One shocker: Roberts is low on Kyle Busch, even though he's one the top 2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 contenders. In fact, Roberts says Busch, who has won this race twice, barely even cracks the top 15.

"This could be a good spot for him," Roberts told SportsLine, "but only three top-fives so far this year are below what I expected."

Another curveball: Roberts is high on Kevin Harvick, who is 15-1 in the latest NASCAR at Dover odds. The 46-year-old Californian is one of five drivers in Sunday's field that has won the spring race at Dover, accomplishing the feat in 2018. Harvick has finished sixth or better in each of his last seven Cup Series starts there and was in the top five in both of his Truck Series races at the track.

"He leads all active drivers with 1,631 laps led in 41 Cup Series starts at Dover, where he has recorded three wins," Roberts told SportsLine. "I feel like Harvick is close to winning (this season)."

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Roberts is high on a long shot whose car "might be coming to life." This driver is being underestimated by oddsmakers, and anyone who backs him could hit it big. You can only see who it is, and check out the rest of Roberts' NASCAR at Dover picks, at SportsLine.

So who wins the 2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400? And which long shot stuns NASCAR? Visit SportsLine now to see the 2022 NASCAR at Dover leaderboard from the nation's premier NASCAR handicapper, and find out.

2022 DuraMAX Drydene 400 odds, field, top contenders

Kyle Larson 4-1
Martin Truex Jr. 15-2
William Byron 8-1
Chase Elliott 8-1
Alex Bowman 10-1
Kyle Busch 10-1
Denny Hamlin 10-1
Joey Logano 10-1
Ryan Blaney 12-1
Ross Chastain 15-1
Kevin Harvick 15-1
Tyler Reddick 18-1
Christopher Bell 22-1
Chase Briscoe 28-1
Kurt Busch 35-1
Austin Dillon 50-1
Austin Cindric 60-1
Brad Keselowski 60-1
Daniel Suarez 60-1
A.J. Allmendinger 100-1
Aric Almirola 100-1
Erik Jones 100-1
Chris Buescher 150-1
Bubba Wallace 150-1
Cole Custer 200-1
Ryan Preece 200-1
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 200-1
Justin Haley 250-1
Harrison Burton 300-1
Ty Dillon 500-1
Michael McDowell 500-1
Todd Gilliland 1000-1
Corey LaJoie 2500-1
Josh Bilicki 5000-1
BJ McLeod 5000-1
Cody Ware 5000-1