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2012 NASCAR Odds – Good Sam 500 – Three Drivers Favored

2012 NASCAR Odds – Good Sam 500 – Three Drivers Favored

2012 NASCAR Odds – Good Sam 500 – Three Drivers Favored
By Drew Sharper

TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the fast track of Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday for the Good Sam 500.

According to oddsmakers at, three drivers are favored to win this event, as each have 10/1 odds. Those drivers are Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth, and Kyle Busch.

Earnhardt Jr. is seventh in the current point standings, 39 points out of first. He has one win and 10 top 5’s on the year. Earnhardt has won five times at Talladega and has an average finish of 14.8 at this track. His driver rating there is 90.0, which ranks second in the series.

Kenseth is 12th in the point standings. He is 72 points out of first place. Kenseth has one win and 10 top 5’s as well. Kenseth has never won at this track, but has four top 5’s and an average finish of 18.6. His driver rating is 86.7, which ranks seventh in the series.

Busch is not in the Chase for the Championship. He is 13th overall with one win and seven top 5’s this year. Busch has one win at Talladega and typically runs well in restrictor plate races.

Bet on NASCAR Odds

The Good Sam 500 will take place Sunday, October 7 from Talladega Superspeedway at 2:20PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Good Sam 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr 10/1
Matt Kenseth 10/1
Kyle Busch 10/1
Jimmie Johnson 12/1
Kevin Harvick 12/1
Brad Keselowski 12/1
Denny Hamlin 12/1
Greg Biffle 15/1
Carl Edwards 15/1
Clint Bowyer 15/1
Tony Stewart 15/1
Jeff Gordon 15/1
Kasey Kahne 15/1
Martin Truex Jr 18/1
Joey Logano 20/1
Jeff Burton 25/1
Jamie McMurray 30/1
Marcos Ambrose 40/1
Paul Menard 40/1
Michael Waltrip 40/1
Trevor Bayne 50/1
Juan Montoya 50/1
Ryan Newman 50/1
Kurt Busch 50/1
Sam Hornish Jr 60/1
Regan Smith 75/1
Aric Almirola 75/1
Bobby Labonte 100/1
David Ragan 100/1
Dave Blaney 100/1
David Gilliland 100/1
Field (Any Other Driver) 30/1

2012 Good Sam 500 Information

Race Date:
Sunday, October 7

Location: Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL

Pre-Race: 1:30PM ET

Green Flag: 2:20PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Super Speedway (188 laps)

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