MICAH ROBERTS’ SPRINT CUP DRIVER RATINGS

MICAH ROBERTS’ SPRINT CUP DRIVER RATINGS

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.

4 p.m. today, Speed (329); race starts at 4:30

Rating Driver Odds Practice 1 Qualified Las Vegas* Texas*

1. Kyle Busch 5/1 1st 5th 4th 1st

Four DNFs in seven starts, with two top-five finishes, but has one of fastest cars in race

2. Matt Kenseth 6/1 3rd 14th 1st 12th
2004 winner; best average finish (6.3) among active drivers in his 12 starts

3. Jimmie Johnson 5/1 6th 19th 6th 6th
Three-time winner, including 2012; second-fastest 10 consecutive lap average in practice

4. Kasey Kahne 8/1 13th 10th 2nd 11th
2008 winner; four other wins in Charlotte point races; using ninth-place Kansas chassis

5. Carl Edwards 12/1 7th 1st 5th 3rd
2011 winner; 11.3 average finish; using fourth-place Fontana chassis

6. Brad Keselowski 12/1 4th 13th 3rd 9th
On notch just below Busch, Kenseth on these type of tracks; using third-place Bristol chassis

7. Denny Hamlin 8/1 9th 18th 15th N/A
Two top-five finishes; 12.5 average; should be almost as good as teammates Busch, Kenseth

8. Martin Truex Jr. 20/1 6th N/A 8th 2nd
Eighth or better on all three 1.5-mile tracks this season

9. Clint Bowyer 20/1 8th 7th 27th 15th
No top-10 finishes in four starts; using new chassis

10. Kurt Busch 30/1 2nd 3rd 20th 37th
2010 winner; three other top-fives; had fastest 10 consecutive lap average in practice

Note: The All-Star race is a nonpoints race consisting of five segments totaling 90 laps. The first four segments are 20-lap dashes, followed by a final 10-lap sprint for a $1 million prize.

* Results from the March 10 Las Vegas race and April 13 Texas race, the most recent races run on tracks most similar to Charlotte’s 1.5-mile high-banked layout.

Odds courtesy of the LVH.

Micah Roberts, a former sports book director, has been setting NASCAR lines in Las Vegas since 1995. For more Roberts insights on the race, go to The Linemakers on SportingNews.com or follow on Twitter: MicahRoberts7.

ad-high_impact_4
Sports Betting Spotlight Videos
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL conference championships
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview the NFL’s conference championship games.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL divisional playoffs
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview the NFL divisional playoffs.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Football National Championship
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview Monday’s college football national championship.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Wild Card playoffs
Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology sports book vice president Matt Holt preview the NFL’s Wild Card playoff weekend.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 17
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Matt Holt go over their picks for week 17 of the NFL.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Bowls Week Three
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Matt Holt go over their picks for week three of the college bowl games.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Bowls Week 2
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Bernie Fratto and The Mirage sports book director Jeff Stoneback preview the college football bowls.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 16
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Bernie Fratto and The Mirage sports book director Jeff Stoneback preview Week 16 of the NFL season.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Football Bowl Edition
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Las Vegas Wynn Sports Book Director Johnny Avello go over their picks for the college bowl games.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 15
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Las Vegas Wynn Sports Book Director Johnny Avello go over their picks for week 15 of NFL football.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 14
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and TI sports book director Tony Nevill preview NFL Week 14.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 13
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and The Mirage sports book director Jeff Stoneback preview Week 13 of the NFL regular season. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sports Betting Spotlight: College football Week 14
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and The Mirage sports book director Jeff Stoneback preview Week 14 of the college football season. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Week 13
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Matt Holt give their picks for week 13 of college football.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 12
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Matt Holt give their picks for week 12 of NFL football.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College football Week 12
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Bob Scucci go over their picks for college football week 12.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 11
Todd Dewey, Kelly Stewart and Bob Scucci go over their picks for NFL football week 11.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 10
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology Sports Book Vice President Matt Holt preview Week 10 of the NFL.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Football Week 11
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and CG Technology Sports Book Vice President Matt Holt preview Week 11 of the college football season.
Sports Betting Spotlight: College Football Week 10
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and Boyd Gaming Sports Book Director Bob Scucci preview Week 10 of the college football season.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 9
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and Boyd Gaming Sports Book Director Bob Scucci preview Week 9 of the NFL season.
Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 8
Review-Journal reporter Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and The Mirage sports book director Jeff Stoneback preview Week 8 of the NFL season.
TOP NEWS
News Headlines
ad-infeed_1
ads_infeed_2
Local Spotlight
Events
Home Front Page Footer Listing
Circular
You May Like

You May Like