Thursday, September 7, 2017

Uncle Max: Richmond Weekend Picks

Weekly picks from Spade Racing’s writer/webmaster/janitor Mike Mackler’s uncle.

Nascar’s regular season is almost over, but the NFL regular season is ready to begin!  Here’s my free to the people NFL season picks for 2017 (*—first round byes):

NFC East—Cowboys
NFC North—Packers*
NFC South—Buccaneers
NFC West—Seahawks*
NFC Wild Cards—Bears and Cardinals

AFC East—Patriots*
AFC North—Steelers
AFC South—Titans
AFC West—Chiefs*
AFC Wild Cards—Colts and Chargers

NFC Championship Game—Packers over Seahawks
AFC Championship Game—Patriots over Chiefs

Super Bowl—Patriots 35 Packers 31

Anyways, here’s my picks for the upcoming race weekend at Richmond (total wins in parenthesis):

Xfinity Series Virginia 529 College Savings 250 (6 wins)—William Byron—Trying to show he can live up to the lofty standards of the 24 Cup car set for him by Chase Elliott.

Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400:  FAVORITE (4 wins)—Joey Logano—un-en-cum-bered (CLAP CLAP CLAPCLAPCLAP!)  NEXT FAVORITE (2 wins)—Martin Truex Jr.—no flat tires THIS week.  DARK HORSE—Matt Kenseth—pulls a Jeremy Mayfield by winning on math.  That’s “MATH”, with an A.