Staff picks for today’s Cup race at Martinsville

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Here’s who NBC’s writers think will win today’s race at Martinsville Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC).

Dustin Long

Joey Logano punches his ticket to Miami.

Nate Ryan

Denny Hamlin. Continuing his recent Round of 12 surge, he extends his streak of winning seasons to 13.

Daniel McFadin

Aric Almirola picks up his second win of the playoffs.

Dan Beaver

Winning is just as important for the Big 3 this week as the remainder of the playoff contenders: Kyle Busch gets his fourth short track win of 2018.