Kenseth wins AAA Texas 500 Pole

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FORT WORTH, TX (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth claimed the pole for the AAA Texas 500 on Friday night. Here is an updated look at the odds to win this race.

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According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Kevin Harvick is still favored to win the race, as he has 9/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Jeff Gordon, Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson, who each have 6/1 odds.

Harvick is eighth in the point standings, 33 points out of first place. He has three wins and 11 top 5s this year. Harvick is winless at Texas, but has an average finish of 13.6. His driver rating at the track is 83.3, which ranks 14th amongst current drivers. Harvick will start fifth on Sunday.

Gordon is the points leader by 3 on the field. Gordon has four wins and 13 top 5s this year. Gordon has one win at Texas, with an average finish of 17.2 there and a driver rating of 92.3 at the track. His driver rating at Texas ranks ninth in the series. He qualified second for this race.

Keselowski is seventh in the standings, 31 points out of first. He has six wins and 14 top 5s this year. Keselowski has never won at Texas. His average finish there is 19.5 and his driver rating at the track is 78.8, which ranks 18th in the series. Keselowski will start from the 26th position.

Johnson qualified third for this race. Johnson is not in the final eight contending for the Chase. He has three wins and 10 top 5s this year. Johnson is a three-time winner at Texas Motor Speedway. His average finish there is 9.5, while his driver rating is 103.6, which ranks second in this field.

Bet on NASCAR Odds

The AAA Texas 500 will take place Sunday, November 2 at 3:16PM ET from Texas Motor Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the AAA Texas 500 – 2014 AAA Texas 500 – Texas Motor Speedway – Sunday, November 2

Kevin Harvick 9/2

Brad Keselowski 6/1

Jeff Gordon 6/1

Jimmie Johnson 6/1

Matt Kenseth 7/1

Joey Logano 8/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 12/1

Kyle Busch 12/1

Kyle Larson 15/1

Denny Hamlin 20/1

Tony Stewart 20/1

Carl Edwards 25/1

Greg Biffle 25/1

Kasey Kahne 25/1

Kurt Busch 25/1

Jamie McMurray 30/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Brian Vickers 40/1

Clint Bowyer 50/1

Martin Truex Jr 60/1

Paul Menard 75/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Austin Dillon 100/1

Casey Mears 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Ricky Stenhouse 100/1

Trevor Bayne 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 199.299 mph.

2. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 199.291.

3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 198.983.

4. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 198.91.

5. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 198.836.

6. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 198.508.

7. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 198.5.

8. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 198.398.

9. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 198.333.

10. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 198.071.

11. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 198.042.

12. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 197.744.

13. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 198.646.

14. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 198.632.

15. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 198.515.

16. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 198.493.

17. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 198.354.

18. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 198.311.

19. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 198.129.

20. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 197.773.

21. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 197.751.

22. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 197.477.

23. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 197.087.

24. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 196.707.

25. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 197.571.

26. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 197.181.

27. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 196.822.

28. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 196.685.

29. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 196.635.

30. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 196.385.

31. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 196.364.

32. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 195.986.

33. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 195.751.

34. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 195.744.

35. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 195.659.

36. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 195.503.

37. (34) David Ragan, Ford, Owner Points.

38. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

39. (83) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, Owner Points.

40. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, Owner Points.

41. (66) Brett Moffitt, Toyota, Owner Points.

42. (33) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

43. (32) Joey Gase, Ford, Owner Points.

2014 AAA Texas 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, November 2

Location: Texas Motor Speedway; Fort Worth, TX

Pre-Race: 2:30PM ET

Green Flag: 3:16PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (334 laps)

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