Kobalt Tools 500 Odds
The odds are out for the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway. As we predicted in our UAW Dodge 400 betting recap this Sunday, last weeks winner Carl Edwards tops the board as the favorite to win the 2008 Kobalt Tools 500 according to oddsmakers at online sports book Bodog. Edwards paid bettors 6/1 with his victory last week in Las Vegas.
Edwards opens the betting for the Kobalt Tools 500 as a 5/1 odds to win favorite. Those betting on Edwards would win $500 for every $100 wagered if Edwards was able to win this year’s Kobalt Tools 500. Edwards has two previous Cup Series victories at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Both came in 2005 when he swept the spring and fall races there.
Despite having a rough start to the 2008 season Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon again find themselves hanging around the top of the odds to win board this week. Johnson at 5.5/1 and Gordon at 6.5/1 round out the top 3 betting favorites for this weekends race in HotLanta.
47 individual drivers have been listed with odds to win for the 2008 Kobalt Tools 500 according to Bodog oddsmakers. Drivers not listed with individual odds who will make up the 42 car starting grid for Sunday’s race will be part of the “Field” betting odds. Field bet odds are currently listed at 40/1. If one of the drivers listed in the field pool of drivers was able to win Sunday’s race bettors would see a $4,000 return for every $100 bet.
Bodog oddsmakers have listed 23 drivers that could be considered long shots this weekend. Drivers considered long shots will have odds to win ranging from 100/1 to 200/1.
Here are the complete betting odds to win the 2008 Kobalt Tools 500. Please keep in mind these are opening odds, these odds will update after qualifying on Friday. Depending on how drivers place on the grid some odds will improve, some will go south.
2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt Tools 500 Odds to Win – Sunday March 9th Atlanta Motor Speedway – Atlanta, Georgia