2023 skilled picks, full odds and greatest prop bets


Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY

Blake Schuster

Tony Kanaan (+2200)

Past all of the extremely weird traits that line as much as Kanaan successful — and the truth that this could possibly be his final Indy 500 — it’s laborious to not just like the Brazilian’s probabilities of successful his second Borg-Warner Trophy. He’s again in a Chevy (which helped him win in 2013) after two years in a Honda with Chip Ganassi Racing. Kanaan has additionally simply been extremely quick at IMS this Could, cruising via qualifying at 233.076 miles per hour.

Alexander Rossi (+1300)

Kanaan’s teammate at Arrow McLaren has been a pressure on the IndyCar circuit this 12 months. Rossi completed fourth at St. Petersburg, eighth at Alabama and third on the GMR Indy Grand Prix at IMS earlier this month. Rossi has been a rising star within the sport since successful the Indy 500 as a rookie in 2016. There’s a very good likelihood he provides to that legacy on Sunday.

Michelle Martinelli

Takuma Sato (+1000)

Expertise is among the many many property usually required to win the Indy 500, and Sato has loads of that. Positive, he’s not racing full-time in IndyCar this season, however he’s taking up all of the ovals for Chip Ganassi Racing. And as a two-time Indy 500 winner (2017, 2020), he is aware of find out how to navigate this grueling and intense race. After qualifying eighth with a four-lap common of 233.098 miles per hour, he’ll begin in a strong place and will have the ability to hold round up and entrance combat for the checkered flag on the finish.