GEICO 500 Free Picks
TALLADEGA, AL (ATS Consultants) – The 2015 GEICO 500 is set to take place this afternoon. Here are some drivers we like to win this race.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is listed as a 13/2 favorite to win today, while Jimmie Johnson has 9/1 odds and Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch each have 10/1 odds. The GEICO 500 takes place today at 1:19PM ET from Talladega Superspeedway
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a strong play today. He is the favorite for a reason, because he excels on these types of tracks. He will start fourth today and he is a five-time winner at this track. His average finish at Talladega is 15.5 and his driver rating is 90.7, which is second-best in the field.
Jeff Gordon has the pole position for this race and he is a six-time winner at Talladega. He has an average finish of 17.0 at the track while his driver rating here is 79.1. Gordon needs a strong showing today, as his final season hasn’t gotten off to a great start. With a strong history at the track, look for him to contend for the win.
Greg Biffle has 25/1 odds to win today. He will start from the 20th position. He is another driver that is desperate, as he has just an average finish of 21.7 this year. Biffle has tended to do well in fast tracks like this, so look for him to be aggressive today, knowing this is a golden shot at a win that he must get this season.