Sprint Cup driver ratings

MICAH ROBERTS’ SPRINT CUP DRIVER RATINGS

AdvoCare 500

Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga.

4:30 p.m. PDT today, ESPN (30)

Rating Driver Odds Practice 1 Practice 2 Qualified Charlotte*

1. Tony Stewart 10/1 14th 1st 20th 17th
Three-time winner; had best 10-consecutive-lap average in practice; using Las Vegas chassis

2. Brad Keselowski 15/1 1st 4th 14th 19th
Top performer in all practice session categories; hottest driver past four weeks

3. Matt Kenseth 7/1 12th 12th 6th 14th
Eight top-five finishes in 22 starts, with 13.0 average; led most laps at Charlotte

4. Carl Edwards 6/1 15th 7th 7th 16th
Three-time winner, four other top-five finishes in 13 starts; using fifth-place Kansas car

5. Clint Bowyer 30/1 3rd 3rd 2nd 15th
Career best of sixth place on four occasions in 10 starts; using eighth-place Michigan car

6. Kyle Busch 8/1 19th 9th 3rd 32nd
2008 winner; chassis will make second start — first was runner-up finish at Pocono

7. Jeff Gordon 10/1 27th 1st 5th 20th
Four-time winner, with last coming in 2003; 10.1 average finish over past 20 starts

8. Jimmie Johnson 8/1 9th 33rd 17th 28th
Three-time winner, with last coming in 2007; using fourth-place Pocono chassis

9. Kurt Busch 13/1 20th 11th 10th 4th
Three-time winner, including two of past four; returns same car from Coca-Cola 600

10. Kevin Harvick 15/1 26th 19th 21st 1st
Won 2001 event in third career start; using winning Coca-Cola 600 chassis

* Results from the Coca-Cola 600 held at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 29, the last high-banked 1.5-mile track used this season. Earlier races on the sister tracks of Las Vegas and Texas also are a good barometer to use for handicapping today’s race.

Odds courtesy of the Las Vegas Hilton Super Book.

Micah Roberts, a former race and sports director, has been setting NASCAR lines in Las Vegas since 1995. For more Roberts insights and post-practice analysis on the race, go to VegasInsider.com or follow MicahRoberts7 on Twitter.

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