2008 Daytona 500 Odds

The ink is barely dry on the 2007 NASCAR season and oddsmakers from online sports book Bodog have already released odds on the 50th running of the NASCAR Daytona 500 February 17, 2008 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Three drivers lead the pack as early favorites to win the 2008 Daytona 500. Defending Nextel Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports Teammates Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are all listed as 5/1 favorites to win the 50th running of the Great American Race. 2008 will be Earnhardt Jr.'s first year with Hendrick Motorsports after leaving DEI at the conclusion of the 2007 season.

If Johnson, Gordon or Earnhardt Jr. were able to win the 2008 Daytona 500, bettors would win $5 for everyone $1 bet on the winning driver.

Tony Stewart at 7/1 odds to win and Kurt Busch at 12/1 odds to win, round out the top 5 favorites. In all, 33 individual drivers are listed with paying odds to win according to Bodog oddsmakers. The "Field" odds which include every driver not listed with individual odds is currently paying 30/1. There will be 43 cars in the 2008 Daytona 500.

Complete 2008 Daytona 500 Betting Line Odds

Jeff Gordon 5 - 1  

Jimmie Johnson 5 - 1

Dale Earnhardt Jr 5 - 1

Tony Stewart 7 - 1

Kurt Busch 12 - 1

Matt Kenseth 15 - 1

Carl Edwards 18 - 1

Kevin Harvick 18 - 1

Kyle Busch 20 - 1

Clint Bowyer 20 - 1

Martin Truex Jr 20 - 1

Mark Martin 25 - 1

Denny Hamlin 25 - 1

Jeff Burton 25 - 1

Casey Mears 30 - 1

Ryan Newman 30 - 1

Greg Biffle 30 - 1

Kasey Kahne 30 - 1

Jamie McMurray 40 - 1

Juan Pablo Montoya 50 - 1

David Gilliland 50 - 1

Sam Hornish Jr 100 - 1

Paul Menard 100 - 1

JJ Yeley 100 - 1

Robby Gordon 100 - 1

Dave Blaney 100 - 1

David Ragan 100 - 1

Elliott Sadler 100 - 1

Reed Sorenson 100 - 1

Bobby Labonte 100 - 1

Travis Kvapil 100 - 1

Dario Franchitti 100 - 1

Jacques Villeneuve 100 - 1

 

Field (Any Other Driver) 30 - 1

 

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