|2012 NASCAR Odds – STP 300 – Kyle Busch Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 July 2012 08:59|
STP 300 Odds
JOLIET, IL (TheSpread) – The 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series gets the spotlight of Sunday driving this week as it heads to Chicagoland Speedway for the STP 300.
This race is in just its second year of existence. According to oddsmakers, Kyle Busch is the favorite to win this race, as he has 11/5 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (14/5), Austin Dillon (11/2), Elliott Sadler (27/4).
Busch didn’t compete in this race last year. He has struggled in his Nationwide appearances this year. In 9 races, he has no wins and just two top 5’s. His average finish on the year is 15.9. He has finished outside the top 20 in his last two Nationwide appearances.
Stenhouse placed 14th in last year’s race. Stenhouse Jr. is third in the Nationwide standings. He is 16 points outside of the lead and has three wins with nine top 5’s on the year.
Dillon didn’t compete in this race last year. Dillon sits second in the series standings, 3 points behind Sadler for first. He has one win and a series-best 10 top 5’s on the year.
Sadler was 14th in the 2011 race. He is the current Nationwide points leader and has two wins and six top 5’s on the season. He also has 13 top 10’s, which is tied for the most of any driver.
The STP 300 will take place Sunday, July 22 from Chicagoland Speedway at 3:16PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.
Odds to win the STP 300 – 2012 STP 300 – Chicagoland Speedway – Sunday, July 22, 2012
Kyle Busch 11/5
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 14/5
Austin Dillon 11/2
Elliott Sadler 27/4
Justin Allgaier 13/1
Sam Hornish Jr. 13/1
Ryan Truex 15/1
Parker Kligerman 16/1
Brendan Gaughan 16/1
Danica Patrick 30/1
Cole Whitt 33/1
Travis Pastrana 35/1
Field (Any Other Driver) 17/2
2012 STP 300 Information
Race Date: Sunday, July 22
Location: Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL
Pre-Race: 2:30PM ET
Green Flag: Approx. 3:16PM ET
TV Coverage: ESPN
Radio Coverage: MRN
Track Type: Speedway (200 laps)