|2012 IRL Odds: MAVTV 500 – Will Power Favored By Oddsmakers|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 13 September 2012 09:45|
MAVTV 500 Odds
FONTANA, CA (TheSpread) – The 2012 IRL Season concludes on Saturday night, with the running of the MAVTV 500 from Auto Club Speedway.
This is the first running of this event since 2005. According to oddsmakers, Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti are the favorites to win this race, as each has 9/2 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Helio Castroneves (5/1) and Will Power (7/1).
Dixon is currently fourth in the point standings. He has two wins on the year. He is not in the running to win the season championship, but is still a strong contender to win the race.
Franchitti actually won this event when it was last held in 2005. This year, Franchitti has just one win. He is currently back in ninth in the point standings.
Castroneves is one point ahead of Dixon in the standings. He has two wins on the year and is out of the running for the season title.
Power is leading the points standings by 17 points. He has three wins on the year, but you have to expect him to play it safe as he tries to hold onto the season title.
The MAVTV 500 will take place Saturday, September 15 from Auto Club Speedway at 7:30 ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.
Odds to win the MAVTV 500 – 2012 MAVTV 500 – Auto Club Speedway – Saturday, September 15, 2012
Scott Dixon 9/2
Dario Franchitti 9/2
Helio Castroneves 5/1
Will Power 7/1
Ryan Briscoe 8/1
Ryan Hunter-Reay 8/1
Marco Andretti 12/1
Tony Kanaan 12/1
James Hinchcliffe 25/1
JR Hildebrand 30/1
Takuma Sato 30/1
Justin Wilson 30/1
Graham Rahal 30/1
Ed Carpenter 50/1
Rubens Barrichello 50/1
Alex Tagliani 50/1
Simon Pagenaud 50/1
Oriol Servia 60/1
EJ Viso 100/1
Field (Any Other Driver) 15/1
2012 MAVTV 500 Information
Race Date: Saturday, September 15
Location: Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, California
Green Flag: 7:30PM ET
TV Coverage: NBC Sports Network
Track Type: Speedway (250 laps)