Kobalt Tools 500 Odds

Betting odds have been released for the 2009 Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway and Jimmie Johnson has been installed as the favorite.

Despite having a slow start to his 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, oddsmakers still believe Johnson is the man to beat. Johnson opened betting on the 2009 Kobalt Tools 500 as a 4.25/1 favorite according to oddsmakers at online sports betting site SBG Global.com.

Even though Johnson has only been able to crack the top 20 once this season, (9th at California) his average finish in 15 career starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway is 9.1 with three wins, nine top 5’s and 10 top 10’s. He also won the 2007 Kobalt Tools 500.

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Following Johnson in odds is Carl Edwards, who has been given 5/1 odds to win this weekend. The 2008 Kobalt Tools 500 winner, Kyle Busch, is listed right behind Johnson and Edwards at 6/1.

The 2009 Sprint Cup points leader, Jeff Gordon is a 7/1 long shot according to oddmakers. And despite posting wins at Daytona and Fontana this season, Matt Kenseth is an 8/1 long shot according to oddsmakers.

The 2009 Kobalt Tools 500 takes place on Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 1:30PM ET. The race will be televised live on FOX and FOX HD. For complete odds on all the drives, see below.

Odds to win Kobalt Tools 500 – 2009 Kobalt Tools 500

Jimmie Johnson +450

Carl Edwards +500

Kyle Busch +600

Jeff Gordon +700

Greg Biffle +800

Matt Kenseth +800

Kurt Busch +1500

Tony Stewart  +1800

Dale Earnhardt Jr. +1800

Mark Martin +2000

Denny Hamlin +2000

Kevin Harvick +3000

Brian Vickers +3000

Jeff Burton +3000

Jamie McMurray +3000

David Ragan+3000

Kasey Kahne +3500

Clint Bowyer +3500

Ryan Newman +6000

Martin Truex Jr. +6000

Joey Logano +7500

David Reutimann +7500

David Stremme +10000

Sam Hornish Jr. +10000

Scott Speed +10000

Reed Sorenson +10000

Casey Mears +10000

Paul Menard +10000

Bobby Labonte +10000

A.J. Allmendinger +10000

Elliott Sadler +10000

Michael Waltrip +10000

Juan Pablo Montoya +10000

Field (Any Other Driver) +3000

Odds Provided by SBGGLOBAL.COM

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2009 NASCAR Kobalt Tools 500 Race Information

Race Date: Sunday March 8, 2009

Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway – Atlanta, Georgia

Pre-Race: 11:30 AM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 1:30 PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX & FOX HD

Radio Coverage: MRN (Motor Racing Network)

Race Distance: 500 miles/250 laps

Track Type: Oval

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Posted: 3/4/09 5:00PM ET

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