Kenseth wins Homestead pole

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HOMESTEAD, FL (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth helped his chances to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 by winning the pole on Friday. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kenseth is still the favorite to win this race, as he has 11/4 odds. Other short odds to win are Kyle Busch (6/1) and Kevin Harvick (7/1).

Kenseth sits second in points, 28 points behind Jimmie Johnson for first. Kenseth likely needs a win for any hope of winning the points title. Kenseth has seven wins and 11 top 5s this year. Kenseth has one win and three top 5s at Homestead. His average finish there is 17.6, while his driver rating is 106.0, which ranks third in the series.

Busch is fourth in the point standings, 57 points out of first. Busch has four wins and 16 top 5s this year. Busch has one top 5, but no wins at Homestead. His average finish there is 23.1, while his driver rating there is just 91.5. Busch will start 11th on Sunday

Harvick is third in the point standings. He can still possibly win the championship, but would need a lot to happen. He has four wins and nine top 5s on the year. Harvick has never won at Homestead, but has an average finish of 7.9 there. His driver rating at the track is 100.1, which ranks fourth. Harvick qualified sixth for this race.

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The Ford EcoBoost 400 will take place Sunday, November 17 at 3:15PM ET from Homestead-Miami Speedway. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 – 2013 Ford EcoBoost 400 – Homestead-Miami Speedway – Sunday, November 17

Matt Kenseth 11/4

Kyle Busch 6/1

Kevin Harvick 7/1

Joey Logano 8/1

Brad Keselowski 8/1

Jimmie Johnson 9/1

Kasey Kahne 10/1

Denny Hamlin 10/1

Kurt Busch 12/1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 15/1

Carl Edwards 15/1

Jeff Gordon 18/1

Martin Truex Jr 20/1

Greg Biffle 25/1

Ryan Newman 30/1

Clint Bowyer 30/1

Ricky Stenhouse 60/1

Kyle Larson 100/1

Danica Patrick 100/1

Jamie McMurray 100/1

Juan Montoya 100/1

Paul Menard 100/1

Jeff Burton 100/1

Mark Martin 100/1

Elliott Sadler 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

AJ Allmendinger 100/1

Trevor Bayne 100/1

Marcos Ambrose 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 100/1

Qualifying Results

1. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 177.667 mph.

2. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 177.445.

3. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 177.282.

4. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 177.061.

5. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 176.846.

6. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 176.655.

7. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 176.598.

8. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 176.436.

9. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 176.436.

10. (55) Elliott Sadler, Toyota, 176.413.

11. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 176.355.

12. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 176.355.

13. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 176.304.

14. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 175.747.

15. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 175.73.

16. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 175.69.

17. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 175.507.

18. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 175.433.

19. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 175.376.

20. (51) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 175.353.

21. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 175.347.

22. (14) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 175.273.

23. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 175.109.

24. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 175.092.

25. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 174.78.

26. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 174.61.

27. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 174.537.

28. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 174.329.

29. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 174.317.

30. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 173.171.

31. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 173.099.

32. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, 172.563.

33. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 172.287.

34. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 172.26.

35. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, 172.046.

36. (47) A J Allmendinger, Toyota, 171.734.

37. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

38. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

39. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

40. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, Owner Points.

41. (32) Ken Schrader, Ford, Owner Points.

42. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points.

43. (40) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, Owner Points.

2013 Ford EcoBoost 400 Information

Race Date: Sunday, November 17

Location: Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL

Pre-Race: 2PM ET

Green Flag: 3:15PM ET

TV Coverage: ESPN

Track Type: Speedway (267 laps)

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