NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Odds

NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship OddsNASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Preview…The ten-race chase to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship begins today when the green flag drops to start the Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Race at New Hampshire Speedway in Loudon, N.H.

Kyle Busch, of Joe Gibbs Racing , is the current point’s leader and -180 odds favorite to win the Sprint Cup points championship. Jimmie Johnson, of Hendrick Motorsports, and Carl Edwards of Roush-Fenway Racing, equally have the second best odds to win the championship at +300.

If oddsmakers are correct, Johnson could get a jump on Busch in the points standings if he wins today’s Sylvania 300. Oddsmakers at online sportsbook have installed Johnson at +350 odds to win the race. Busch is installed at +550, second best of the field.

[pictured: Kyle Busch, winner of eight Sprint Cup Races in 2008, is the odds favorite to win the Sprint Cup Points Championship.]

All 12 drivers who qualified for the ‘Chase’, are only separated by 80-points in the standings. So this chase could come down to the final lap in the last race at Homestead in November.

The 12 drivers and their odds of winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship

Driver                         Points           Odds

1. Kyle Busch             5080               +180

2. Carl Edwards          5030             +300

3. Jimmie Johnson      5040           +300

4. Dale Earnhardt Jr.   5010           +900

5. Clint Bowyer           5010             +6000

6. Denny Hamlin         5010             +2000

7. Jeff Burton               5010             +3500

8. Tony Stewart           5000             +1500

9. Greg Biffle              5000             +1800

10. Jeff Gordon             5000             +2000                        

11. Kevin Harvick       5000             +3500

12. Matt Kenseth         5000             +2000