GEICO 500 Odds
TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the fast track of Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday for the GEICO 500. Here’s a look at the odds for this race.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the favorite to win this race, as he has 8/1 odds. There are seven other drivers listed with 12/1 odds. The GEICO 500 will take place from Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 3 at 1:19PM ET.
Earnhardt Jr. is eighth in the point standings, 86 points out of first place. He is winless on the year with four top 5s. Dale Jr. has five wins at Talladega with an average finish of 15.5 at the track. His driver rating here is 90.7, which is second-best of any driver in the field.
Of the drivers with 12/1 odds, Matt Kenseth comes in with the top numbers. He has won at this track before and has five top 5s. His average finish there is 17.8, while his driver rating is 89.9, which is third in the field.
Another driver with strong numbers at the track that has 12/1 odds is Brad Keselowski. He is a three-time winner at Talladega with four top 5s. His average finish at the track is 15.1 and his driver rating is 82.9.