|2010 NASCAR Odds - Royal Purple 200 – Kyle Busch Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:36|
Royal Purple 200 Odds
The 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series drives under the lights Friday night for the 2010 Royal Purple 200 from Darlington Raceway.
The defending series champion, Kyle Busch, is favored to win this event.
Busch has been given 9/4 odds to win the race according to odds makers at the online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com. Other short odds to win are Brad Keselowski (7/2), Denny Hamlin (9/2), and Kevin Harvick (9/2).
Busch trails Keselowski by 84 points in the standings. He has three wins on the year and has finished in the top five in five of his last six races. Busch finished 16th in this race a year ago and 31st two years ago.
Keselowski leads the series by 59 points over Harvick. Keselowski has won the last two Nationwide events and finished in the top five in the last eight events. Keselowski has finished outside the top 10 in this event the last three years.
Hamlin has raced in one event this year in the Nationwide series. He finished second in the Sam’s Town 300. Hamlin won this event in 2007 and 2006.
Harvick sits second in the point standings and has two wins on the year with seven top 5’s in nine races. Harvick didn’t compete in this even last year but finished 10th in 2007 and seventh in 2006.
Three-time event winner, Matt Kenseth, has 8/1 odds to win the race.
The Royal Purple 200 will take place Saturday, May 8 from Darlington Raceway at 7:45PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.
Odds to win the Royal Purple 200 – 2010 Royal Purple 200 –
Kyle Busch 9/4
Brad Keselowski 7/2
Denny Hamlin 9/2
Kevin Harvick 9/2
Carl Edwards 6/1
Matt Kenseth 8/1
Clint Bowyer 12/1
Kasey Kahne 12/1
Brian Vickers 12/1
Greg Biffle 15/1
Justin Allgaier 15/1
Jamie McMurray 15/1
2010 Royal Purple 200 Information
Race Date: Friday, May 7
Location: Darlington Raceway,
Pre-Race: 7PM ET
Green Flag: Approx. 7:45PM ET
TV Coverage: ESPN2
Radio Coverage: MRN
Track Type: Oval (147 laps)
Posted: 5/6/10 4:36PM ET