Odds to Win The NASCAR Dickies 500 from Texas – Edwards Favored Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Sunday, 02 November 2008 01:50

Dickies 500 Odds

Texas, TX - For the second week in a row, oddsmakers have made Carl Edwards the favorite to win this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race.

Oddsmakers from online sports books SBG Global and Sportsbook.com have made Edwards a 3.25/1 odds to win favorite for this weekends Dickies 500 from Texas Motor Speedway. Edwards was also the oddsmakers favorite last week for the Pep Boys 500 which he won.

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In seven career starts at Texas, Edwards has two wins, two top 5’s, two top 10’s and an average finish of 15.7. Edwards is currently second in the Sprint Cup Standings, 183 points behind Jimmie Johnson.

Behind Edwards in the odds to win the 2008 Dickies 500 is Sprint Cup is point’s leader Jimmie Johnson. Johnson is currently listed as a 4/1 favorite according to oddsmakers.

Johnson only has one previous Texas win and that came in last years fall Texas race. Despite only winning once Johnson has a strong record at Texas. He has accumulated five top 5’s, eight top 10’s and an average finish of 8.5 in 10 career starts.

Rounding out the top five favorites to win the 2008 Dickies 500 from Texas Motor Speedway are Kyle Busch at 7/1, Greg Biffle at 8/1 and Matt Kenseth at 9/1.

Kyle Busch has never won at Texas in seven career starts. He has three top 5’s and an average finish of 17.7.

Greg Biffle is a previous Texas winner (2005) but overall has poor record at Texas with only two top 10’s and an average finish of 26.1 in 9 career starts.

In 13 career starts at Texas Motor Speedway Tony Stewart has one win, three top 5’s, eight top 10’s and an average finish of 13.0.

Odds to Win The Dickies 500 – 2008 Dickies 500 Odds

Carl Edwards +325

Jimmie Johnson +400

Kyle Busch +700

Greg Biffle +800

Matt Kenseth +900

Jeff Gordon +1200

Dale Earnhardt Jr. +1200

Tony Stewart +1200

Denny Hamlin +1400

Jeff Burton +1800

Kasey Kahne +2000

Kurt Busch +2500

Brian Vickers +3000

Mark Martin +3000

Kevin Harvick +3000

Clint Bowyer +3000

David Ragan +3000

Martin Truex Jr. +4000

Jamie McMurray +4000

Ryan Newman +5000

Elliott Sadler +7500

Scott Riggs +10000

Scott Speed +10000

Tony Raines +10000

Travis Kvapil +10000

Michael Waltrip +10000

Sam Hornish Jr. +10000

Reed Sorenson +10000

Paul Menard +10000

Robby Gordon +10000

Regan Smith +10000

Joey Logano +10000

Chad McCumbee +10000

Dave Blaney +10000

Casey Mears +10000

Bobby Labonte +10000

Bill Elliott +10000

David Gilliland +10000

David Reutimann +10000

Ken Schrader +10000

Marcos Ambrose +10000

Juan Pablo Montoya +10000

Joe Nemechek +10000

AJ Allmendinger +10000

Max Papis +15000

Brad Keselowski +15000

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2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Dickies 500 Race Information

Race Date: Sunday November 2, 2008

Location: Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, Texas

Pre-Race: 3PM Eastern

Green Flag: Approx. 4:15PM eastern

TV Coverage: ABC & ABC HD

Radio Coverage: MRN (Motor Racing Network)

Race Distance: 500 miles/334 laps

Track Type: 1.5 mile quad oval 24 degree banking

Defending Race Winner: Jimmie Johnson

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