BANK OF AMERICA 500 ODDS

Dear Tony Stewart,I want you to know this will be harder on me than it is for you.First of all, I want to congratulate you on your big win last week in California. Yes, it cost me 50 fake dollars. But I’m OK, still up 20 fake bucks for the year.I’ll use that money to buy some Mobil 1. What a great job getting those guys into NASCAR as a sponsor, especially in this economy. Wait, Mobil 1 is already in NASCAR? Sam Hornish Jr.? He’s still racing?Anyway, I hope your newfound succes ...

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PEPSI MAX 400 ODDS

It’s about time.Greg Biffle wins at Kansas. I win my second race in a row. And for the first time in the history of ever, I’m up fake money picking every race this year. Seventy dollars may not mean much to you. Especially when it’s not real. But wow does it feel great to be ahead, even if it’s in my own mind. The logical person would quit writing this column to avoid potential humiliation or sing songs of self-praise as to how they climbed from the abyss. But as it turns ...

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PRICE CHOPPER 400 ODDS

Don’t call it a comeback.Fine words from L.L. Cool J. A finer way to explain what to expect in this year’s Chase. I’ll allow you to ponder while watching one of the best performances is “MTV Unplugged” history. History shows if you’re not fourth place or better after Kansas, you have no chance of winning the title, at least since NASCAR switched the points system. And since NASCAR has no plans to randomly change the point structure during the Chase this ...

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AAA 400 ODDS

The first race of The Chase tells a story. But even this one seems stunning for Hollywood.After Tony Stewart’s fuel mileage cost me 50 fakes dollars, leaving me down a fake 130 bucks for the season, we know there are drivers who seem to be on the outside looking in. Others find themselves in thin ice. Some are looking awfully good. Who fits is what’s surprising. Outside Looking InIn theory, Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth and Tony Stewart are toast. Someone tenth or worse in the standi ...

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SYLVANIA 300 ODDS

Playoffs. The second season kicks off Sunday in New Hampshire, and that means a different way of seeing how you see the races, especially down a mere fake 80 bucks heading into The Chase. It’s also an excuse for me to use a great rant from a great man. Cue the wild and wacky music inside your head. Here’s my simple approach for thinking about The Chase.I won’t bet on anyone not in The Chase. The track record is dreadful, especially when you take out Talladega, which sho ...

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AIR GUARD 400 ODDS

What if?It’s a question we all ask. For the sake of this column, it’s the difference between being up gobbs of fake cash and being down just 30 fake dollars after last week’s win at Atlanta. Fun. I hope. Life altering?  Not unless my editor fires me for losing too much.   For Joe Gibbs, the words “what” and “ if”  could impact whether or not his team takes home the 2010 Sprint Cup. Follow me through the following question: What if Joe ...

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EMORY HEALTHCARE 500 ODDS

Labor Day weekend.It’s a chance for most to reflect on all the hard work we do through the consumption of red meat and carbonated beverages that rhyme with “Diller Night.”For this working man, there’s no time to slack, not when we’re 2/3 of the way through the Sprint Cup season. As an homage to said working man, I decided to show you some point totals from 2010 to 2009. Take a look at the numbers, then some thoughts on what they all mean. 1    Kevi ...

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NASCAR PROP BETS

No race. No problem.Kyle Busch didn’t just make history Saturday night in Bristol. He made me a winner.  Down a mere 105 fake dollars heading into the off week, I had two choices.Intense analysis that offers keen insight on the rest of the 2010 season.  Goofy prop bets that allow me to spend some time outside with the newborn.Prop bets, here we come. Odds a Roush Fenway Racing driver wins the 2010 Sprint Cup: 15/12010 has been a debacle for Jack Roush. They weren’t compe ...

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CARFAX 400 ODDS

Jack Roush lives in Michigan. Jack Roush loves Michigan. Jack Roush needs the Carfax 400 Sunday. Dude survived a plane crash. He also saw a Toyota win at MIS in June, which stunk for me having written a patriotic column that week.  Down a fake $175 after my Watkins Glen plan went astray, I need the Carfax 400 as well.  And since I believe in karma, I believe good things will happen for a Michigan man at Michigan International Speedway. Here’s where my fake American paper notes ar ...

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BRICKYARD 400 ODDS

He was a Cougar before Eva Longoria made it cool.He was a Mellencamp before most of us were born.He was a Cougar Mellencamp when he became famous enough to force the record company to add his real last name.John “Insert whatever name you want right now” is the pride of Indiana, where the Brickyard 400 just so happens to be this Sunday. He also sold a song to Chevy for one of the most overplayed set of commercials ever. And with me down a fake 325 dollars, I needed some American music ...

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