Vegas oddsmaker: Keselowski new favorite to win Chase, Gordon and Harvick have second-best odds


We’re just two races into the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but original favorite Jeff Gordon is not the favorite any longer.

At least that’s what one of the biggest Las Vegas oddsmakers in the business says.

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has taken down Gordon from the top spot and anointed Chicagoland Chase opening winner Brad Keselowski as the driver to beat for this year’s championship.

Keselowski, according to a story by, is now a 3-1 favorite to win it all in 2014.

Don’t be too worried, Gordon fans. His “Drive For Five (championships)” is very much alive according to Westgate, coming in tied for the second-best odds of winning the championship with Kevin Harvick, with both drivers at 4-1.

You can draw your own conclusion that the drivers with the highest odds will also likely be among the four drivers that are eliminated from the Chase after Dover.

Here’s how the Chase championship odds stack up heading into Dover:

Brad Keselowski 3-1

Kevin Harvick 4-1

Jeff Gordon 4-1

Jimmie Johnson 9-2

Joey Logano 7-1

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 8-1

Kyle Busch 12-1

Matt Kenseth 12-1

Denny Hamlin 20-1

Kasey Kahne 30-1

Kurt Busch 40-1

Ryan Newman 300-1

Carl Edwards 300-1

Greg Biffle 500-1

AJ Allmendinger 500-1

Aric Almirola 500-1

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