Updated Indy 500 Odds

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – The field is set and the running of the 2012 Indianapolis 500 takes place next Sunday. Here is a look at the latest odds for this event.

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According to oddsmakers, Dario Franchitti is the favorite to win this race, as he has 9/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Scott Dixon (5/1), Helio Castroneves (5/1), and Will Power (6/1).

Franchitti didn’t qualify well, as he will start 16th next Sunday. Franchitti is a two-time winner of the Indy 500. He claimed the win in 2007 and 2010. Franchitti is 10th in the current IRL standings. He is 98 points out of first and is winless on the year.

Dixon will start 15th, one spot ahead of Franchitti. Dixon won this race back in 2008. Dixon is sixth in the point standings. He is 71 points out of first and is winless on the year.

Castroneves will start sixth in the race. He has won the Indy 500 three times, the last of which came in 2009. Castroneve is second in the IRL standings. He has one win on the year.

Power qualified fifth for the race. Power has never won the Indy 500 in his career. His best finish in this race was fifth back in 2009. Power has a big lead in the IRL standings. He is 45 points ahead of Castrnoves for first and he has three wins on the year.

The Indianapolis 500 will take place Sunday, May 27 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Noon ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Indianapolis 500 – 2012 Indianapolis 500 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Sunday, May 27, 2012

Dario Franchitti 9/2

Scott Dixon 5/1

Helio Castroneves 5/1

Will Power 6/1

Ryan Briscoe 7/1

Tony Kanaan 12/1

Marco Andretti 12/1

Graham Rahal 20/1

Ryan Hunter-Reay 20/1

James Hinchcliffe 22/1

JR Hildebrand 28/1

Alex Tagliani 30/1

Oriol Servia 33/1

Ed Carpenter 40/1

Takuma Sato 40/1

Rubens Barrichello 40/1

Justin Wilson 50/1

Mike Conway 50/1

Simon Pagenaud 60/1

Sebastien Bourdais 80/1

Townsend Bell 100/1

EJ Viso 125/1

Wade Cunningham 125/1

Josef Newgarden 140/1

Bryan Clauson 150/1

Jean Alesi 150/1

Sebastian Saavedra 150/1

Charlie Kimball 175/1

James Jakes 200/1

Simona De Silvestro 200/1

Ana Beatriz 250/1

Katherine Legge 300/1

2012 Indianapolis 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, May 27

Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN

Green Flag: 12:12PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Track Type: Oval (200 laps)

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