Goody's 500 Odds
NASCAR goes back-to-back short track racing this week when the Sprint Cup Series heads to the “Paperclip” half mile at Martinsville.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook SBG Global have made Jimmie Johnson the pre-qualifying favorite to win the 2009 Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Johnson is currently listed at 3.5/1 odds to win the Goody’s Fast Relief 500.
In just 14 career Sprint Cup starts at Martinsville Johnson has one impressive resume with five wins, 10 top 5’s, 13 top 10’s and an average finish of 5.6. If that wasn’t good enough, in those 14 starts he has only finished outside the top 10 one time.
Right behind Johnson is his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon, who is currently listed at 4/1. Gordon leads all active drivers with seven Martinsville wins in 32 career starts. In that time he has also managed 20 top 5’s, 26 top 10’s and an average finish of just 6.9.
Last weeks Bristol winner Kyle Busch is also listed 4/1 according to SBG oddsmakers. Busch has never won at Martinsville in eight career starts and has three top 5’s, four top 10’s and an average finish of 18.2.
The defending race winner of this race, Denny Hamlin is currently listed 4.5/1. Hamlin has four top 5’s, six top 10’s and an average finish of 8.9.
Odds to Win Goody’s Fast Relief 500 – 2009 Goody’s Fast Relief 500 Odds
Jimmie Johnson +350
Jeff Gordon +400
Kyle Busch +400
Denny Hamlin +450
Carl Edwards +1350
Dale Earnhardt Jr. +1350
Kurt Busch +1350
Kevin Harvick +1700
Tony Stewart +1900
Kasey Kahne +1900
Clint Bowyer +1900
Matt Kenseth +2400
Greg Biffle +2400
Mark Martin +2400
Jeff Burton +2500
Ryan Newman +2500
Jamie McMurray +2500
David Ragan +5500
Brian Vickers +6500
Martin Truex Jr. +6500
Field (All Other Drivers) +2500
2009 NASCAR Goody’s Fast Relief 500 Race Information
Race Date: Sunday March 29, 2009
Location: Martinsville Speedway – Martinsville, Virginia
Pre-Race: 1:30PM ET
Green Flag: Approx. 2:15PM ET
TV Coverage: FOX & FOX HD
Radio Coverage: MRN (Motor Racing Network)
Race Distance: 500 miles/500 laps
Track Type: 0.526 Mile Oval
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Posted: 3/26/09 12:15AM