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Staff picks for today’s Cup race at Bristol

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 - Practice

FORT WORTH, TX - APRIL 06: Erik Jones, driver of the #20 Reser’s Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 6, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

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Here’s a look at who the NBC Sports staff is picking to win today’s Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Nate Ryan

Erik Jones. He was so close to a breakthrough last August, and that experience will carry him through this time.

Dustin Long

Joey Logano wins to snap his 34-race winless streak.

Daniel McFadin

Erik Jones completes what he started last summer and get his first Cup win.

Dan Beaver

Kyle Busch leads the field from the green flag and had the best 10-lap average in final practice. He’ll win segment one and the race.