Kyle Busch vs. Kurt Busch Odds
(The Spread) – Oddsmakers have released matchup odds for the 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 and have pitted brother against brother.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Bodog have made Kurt Busch a –160 money line favorite over Kyle Busch, who is +130 on the ML. These odds are based on who bettors believe will finish higher in Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400.
While looking at the stats for this race, it’s easy to see why Kurt would be favored to finish higher over his brother Kyle. At Michigan International Speedway, Kurt Busch has two victories, three top-5 finishes, eight top-10s and has now won the pole twice. Meanwhile, Kyle has finished in the top-5 once here, and in the top-10 three times.
What’s interesting, however, is Kyle (17.8) has a better average finish than Kyle (20.5) at Michigan. That said, Kurt’s driver rating of 95.3 is ninth-best at this track, while Kyle’s driver rating of 90.7 is 11th-best. Kurt’s fastest laps run of 122 is fifth-most, while Kyle’s fastest laps run of 75 is 12th-most.
Looking at the regular odds to win Sunday’s race, Kurt Busch is 7/1 to win the 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400, while Kyle Busch is 15/1 to win. The 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 will take place on Sunday, June 19 at 1:16PM ET. Coverage will begin on TNT at 12:00PM ET and the action will take place at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan.
2011 Nascar Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips 400 Matchup Odds
135 Kyle Busch +130
135 Kurt Busch –160