STP 500 Betting Odds
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is back in action this Sunday after taking a week off, with drivers competing in the STP 500. Here’s a look at the odds to win.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Jimmie Johnson is the slight favorite this week, as he has 7/2 odds to win. Other short odds to prevail are Denny Hamlin (11/2), Kevin Harvick (13/2) and Joey Logano (7/1). The STP 500 takes place on Sunday at 1:13PM ET from Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia.
Johnson is a three-time winner of this race, last claiming the victory in 2013. He has a total of 8 wins at Martinsville in his career. His average finish at the track is 7.5 and his driver rating is 118.4, which is the best in the field by a wide margin.
Hamlin is a three-time winner of this race as well and the defending champion. Hamlin now has five wins at Martinsville in his career. His average finish at the track is 8.0 and his driver rating is 110.6, which ranks second in the field.
Harvick won this race in 2011. His average finish at Martinsville is 15.9 while his driver rating there is 94.6, which ranks fifth in the field.
Logano has never won this particular event, but he has four top-5 finishes. His average finish at the track is 14.9 and his driver rating is 89.7, which ranks seventh in the field.