Odds to Win the NASCAR Quaker State 400 – Jimmie Johnson Favored Again
NASCAR will race under the lights this Saturday night as the Sprint Cup Series heads to the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky for the Quaker State 400.
Jimmie Johnson is the favorite this week coming off of a 5th place finish in last week’s Toyota/ Save Mart 350. He is currently 4th in the point standings with 2 wins and nine top 5 finishes on the year. Unless there is a mishap I definitely see JJ in the top 5 again this week and possibly higher. Check the odds before the race for top 3 and top 5 finishes.
Kyle Busch is right behind Johnson at +600. Busch has 1 win this season and five top 5 finishes. Busch won this race the first year it was run. He finished in 17th last week and am not feeling him as one of the favorites this week. I don’t see him in the top 5 this week, but with his skills you never know.
Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth are next at +700. Kenseth is 1st and Biffle is second in the point standings. Kenseth has only 1 win on the year but an outstanding 11 top 5’s. Big news about Kenseth this week is that he will be leaving Roush at the end of the season. Biffle has 1 win and eight top 5’s so far. I can see a good finish for either or both of these drivers but I don’t see a win.
My pick this week is Tony Stewart at +900. He is running incredibly well and is due to take the checkered flag. He has 3 consecutive top 3 finishes and is 5th in the point standings. He has won 2 races in 2012 and has finished in the top 5 seven times. I am going with Smoke for the win on Saturday night and think he has a very good chance to win it all again this year.
Odds to win the Quaker State 400:
Jimmie Johnson +500
Kyle Busch +600
Greg Biffle +700
Matt Kenseth +700
Tony Stewart +900
Carl Edwards +900
Denny Hamlin +950
Kasey Kahne +1000
Dale Earnhardt Jr +1000
Kevin Harvick +1000
Jeff Gordon +1000
Brad Keselowski +1500
Clint Bowyer +2000
Martin Truex Jr +2000
Full odds at America's Bookie.
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