2013 AUTO CLUB 400 ODDS

Kasey Kahne is officially a contender.Kahne’s win a Bristol may have cost me 50 fake dollars, but it put Kahne into a different stratosphere with those predicting Sprint Cup success, one that might change how you watch Sunday’s Auto Club 400.Kahne has excelled on bigger faster tracks. The fact he won at Bristol shows Kahne’s game is more rounded. Oddsmakers have since taken notice.Even at tracks where Kahne does well, rarely he is lower than 10/1. This week, only Jimmie Johnson ...

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2013 DAYTONA 500 ODDS

We’re talking about testing man. Testing.Who knew Allen Iverson could get you into the mood for the 2013 Sprint Cup schedule? But with testing complete and 2013 Daytona odds out, there are some interesting trends to wet your appetite for NASCAR’s biggest race. Ford ValueMatt Kenseth and Greg Biffle had two of the three best average finishes at restrictor plate tracks in 2012.  Sure, we’re talking about a new car. But all bets aren’t off, especially when coupled wi ...

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BANK OF AMERICA 500 ODDS

My picks stink.As the worst losing streak of my careers continues, let’s not worry about fake picks that haven’t been entertaining (at least not for me) and get Bert Convy on the biggest story in motorsports: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the concussion crisis in NASCAR. Win: Dale Earnhardt Jr.So the #88 won’t win the Sprint Cup. He wasn’t going to anyway. I remember interviewing him a few years back and was amazed at how well he was able to take information, reflect and grow ...

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TOYOTA SAVE MART 350 ODDS

Road racing. It’s either loved or hated.Those making the odds need extra heartburn medicine, because this track causes more stress than any other stop on the 2012 Sprint Cup tour. Here’s why: Numbers get big:Dale Earnhardt Jr. is 50/1. This is the same person people are flocking to pick as Sprint Cup champion. Numbers get bigger:Matt Kenseth is 75/1. Isn’t he leading the points? Names creep up:Those making the numbers won’t let Marcos Ambrose make me look smart. 4/1 is ...

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