NASCAR Betting Odds

nflThough there are many races throughout the year, you will always be able to find what you need through the latest NASCAR betting odds. Whether you are a fan of the sport or simply looking for a way to make a quick buck, these betting odds will provide you with a great deal of fun and entertainment. The latest NASCAR betting lines can be found through most online sportsbooks, though each one will carry a different set of odds. When you take up our sportsbooks, know that you will find yourself playing with some of the best possible odds on the Internet.

This Week In NASCAR 

The NASCAR circuit moves to Kentucky Speedway for the running of the 2012 Quaker State 400. Jimmie Johnson comes in set as the overall favorite to win the race on Sprint Cup betting lines, going off at 5/1. Just behind Johnson is the defending champion at this race in Kyle Busch, set at 7/1. The 2012 Quaker State 400 will take place in prime time under the light on Saturday night beginning at 7:30 pm ET. Coverage of the race can be seen on TNT. Below, we have listed for you the full-field odds to win at Kentucky Speedway on the lines available at Bovada.

Odds To Win The 2012 Pocono 400   – Found At Bovada Sportsbook 6/29/2012

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Understanding The NASCAR Betting Odds

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Betting Odds To Win The NASCAR Race – Every week there is a NASCAR race, oddsmakers will issue odds for each driver to win that race. They take into account previous races both at the track and in the previous weeks, as well as several other factors to formulate their lines. This is probably when oddsmakers are the least accurate as it is very difficult to predict the winner in a race with 43 different competitors. It is not unlikely for the winner tocome from back of the pack, and to have not been considered in the top 3 favorites to win before the race. The point being is that this type of betting is tough, but you should also know that it can really pay well too!

Odds To Win 2011 Daytona 500 (Only Listing Top 5 & Winner)
Kevin Harvick 8/1
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 9/1
Kurt Busch 10/1
Kyle Busch 10/1
Tony Stewart 10/1
Trevor Bayne 60/1

As we all know, what seemed to be impossible happened in the 2011 Daytona 500… Trevor Bayne won the biggest prize in the sport. Bayne was barely even on the radar but somehow managed to take down the biggest names in the sport. Bayne held off Carl Edwards and took the top prize all while winning 60/1 for anyone who somehow had the insight to wager on him. With those odds, a single bet of $1 would have paid $60 plus the original investment. This obviously doesn’t happen every race and you can see what kind of odds the favorites get. It’s not often you can bet the favorite and get 8/1 odds like you would have had with taking Kevin Harvick.

Additionally, oddsmakers issue similar odds but for top 3, top 5, and top 10 finishes. Obviously, they don’t pay quite as well as betting the winner, but it gives you more leeway with where your driver can finish. Not mentioning names, but someone very close to this article bet the winner earlier this year, only to have his driver end up in second place. That really hurt but it could have been avoided by betting top 3 instead. Just keep in mind that you do not have to go for the gusto in order to win money betting on NASCAR.

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NASCAR Head To Head Betting Odds – This is a really fun, and potentially very profitable form of wagering on NASCAR. Oddsmakers will pair two comparable drivers together to compete against each other during any given race throughout the year. If Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch are consistently running well at Dover, oddsmakers will put them head to head against each other when that race rolls around. In general, these odds are fairly close to each other however it can swing depending on how oddsmakers view the bet, and how hard other NASCAR bettors are wagering on a particular side. Look below to see an example:

NASCAR H2H Odds – Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway
Kevin Harvick -115
Dale Earnhardt Jr. -115

Simply put, whichever one finishes the race first, wins. This is great because you don’t have to worry about everyone else, just these two drivers. Another great thing is that the odds are even. Both sides pay equally however these two drivers/cars could be anything but. If you find yourself on the right side of the bet, you could stand to win some very easy money. In this particular bet, whichever driver wins, their bettors earn $1 for every $1.15 wagered.

NASCAR Group Betting Odds – Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway
Dale Earnhardt Jr. +300
Kevin Harvick +300
Jeff Gordon +350
Kyle Busch +350
Tony Stewart +350

This is just like the bet above but instead of 2 drivers, there are essentially 5 drivers going head to head. With more possibilities, the odds get better. Before, Harvick’s head to head odds paid less than 1 to 1, but in group betting he is getting 3 to 1. Oddsmakers usually have several groups available to bet on if you feel inclined.

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NASCAR Future Betting Odds – NASCAR futures are just like futures in any other sport… you bet on the winner of the championship. In this case, you are betting on who will win the Sprint Cup. These odds are available all throughout the season and even before the season though lately there hasn’t been any point in betting on anybody other than Jimmie Johnson, though they may change soon.

Odds To Win 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup (Only Top 5 Listed)
Carl Edwards 3/1
Kyle Busch 4/1
Jimmie Johnson 5/1
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 7/1
Matt Kenseth 15/2

These are the exact odds that Bovada offered during the 2011 NASCAR season going into the month of July. Because he’s had a strong season, Carl Edwards was favored over the field, including Jimmie Johnson. His odds, months before the season ends, were at 3 to 1, or win $3 for every $1 wagered. Reigning champion Jimmie Johnson was getting 5/1 odds at the time even if only for his experience and knowledge of what it takes to win a championship… after all he has won the last five Sprint Cup championships.

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