GEICO 500 Odds


TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – The stakes are high this week in NASCAR, as the GEICO 500 is the final race of the second stage of the Chase for the Championship. Here is a look at the odds for this race.

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According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the favorite to win this race, as he has 10/1 odds to prevail. There are seven other drivers coming in with 12/1 odds to win.

Earnhardt Jr. is likely in a must-win scenario. He is 11th in the standings right now, 57 points out of first. He is 26 points out of the eighth position needed to advance to the next stage. A win will automatically move him into the next stage. Dale Jr. has won five times at Talladega with an average finish of 15.0 and a driver rating of 90.3, which ranks third amongst current drivers.

Jimmie Johnson is in the same position as Earnhardt Jr., as he is tied for 11th in the standings with him. Johnson is one of the drivers with 12/1 odds. He has two wins at this track with an average finish of 17.2. His driver rating at this track is 85.9, which ranks just seventh in the series.

Of the Chase drivers, Matt Kenseth has the top driver rating at this track, which is 90.9. He has one win there and an average finish of 18.3 at the track. Kenseth is currently in ninth in the points standings, one point from eighth and 32 points out of first. Kenseth also has 12/1 odds to win this race.

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The GEICO 500 will take place Sunday, October 19 at 2:20PM ET from Talladega Superspeedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the GEICO 500 – 2014 GEICO 500 – Talladega Superspeedway – Sunday, October 19

Dale Earnhardt Jr 10/1

Brad Keselowski 12/1

Denny Hamlin 12/1

Jeff Gordon 12/1

Jimmie Johnson 12/1

Joey Logano 12/1

Kevin Harvick 12/1

Matt Kenseth 12/1

Jamie McMurray 20/1

Kyle Busch 20/1

Austin Dillon 25/1

Brian Vickers 25/1

Carl Edwards 25/1

Clint Bowyer 25/1

Greg Biffle 25/1

Kasey Kahne 25/1

Kurt Busch 25/1

Kyle Larson 25/1

Paul Menard 25/1

Tony Stewart 25/1

Aric Almirola 30/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Ricky Stenhouse 30/1

Ryan Blaney 30/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Michael Waltrip 40/1

AJ Allmendinger 50/1

Danica Patrick 50/1

David Ragan 50/1

Marcos Ambrose 50/1

Trevor Bayne 60/1

Casey Mears 100/1

Justin Allgaier 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 30/1

2014 GEICO 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, October 19

Location: Talladega Superspeedway; Talladega, AL

Pre-Race: 1:30PM ET

Green Flag: 2:20PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Super Speedway (188 laps)

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