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Dover International Speedway
Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 11:45 am (PT)
Rating Driver Odds Practice 2 Practice 3 Start Pos. Dover May*
1. Kevin Harvick 9/2 4th 1st 15th 2nd
No wins in 29 career starts, but needs one here to keep championship repeat hopes alive.
2. Jimmie Johnson 4/1 8th 8th 5th 1st
Track record 10 wins and 2,999 laps led in 27 starts; no wins since last Dover race in May.
3. Matt Kenseth 7/1 9th 13th 1st 39th
Two-time winner; 15 top-five finishes in 33 starts. Four wins in past eight races on schedule.
4. Carl Edwards 10/1 2nd 2nd 3rd 19th
2007 winner with 10.6 average finish in 22 starts, which is second-best behind Johnson (7.8).
5. Brad Keselowski 8/1 6th 6th 8th 12th
2012 winner; runner-up in both races last season. Tough, physical track suits his style well.
6.Kurt Busch 15/1 7th 4th 7th 31st
2011 winner, his last top-10 finish there. Best 10-consecutive lap average in final practice.
7. Joey Logano 7/1 13th 9th 4th 11th
Eleventh or better in past seven Dover starts; won at similar Bristol half-mile layout last month.
8. Kasey Kahne 50/1 1st 3rd 17th 4th
Second career top-five finish (23 starts) in May; best 10-consecutive lap average in early practice.
9. Kyle Busch 7/1 19th 7th 13th 36th
Two-time winner; sits one point behind 12th-place Chase transfer position. Needs strong finish.
10. Denny Hamlin 8/1 3rd 15th 2nd 21st
Not his best track (19.3 average), but did lead 118 laps in May race and now has no pressure.
Note: Rain washed away Friday's scheduled practice and qualifying. Starting lineup was set by driver points.
* Results from the May 31, 2015 FedEx 400 at Dover.
Odds courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas Super Book.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director, has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994. Follow him on twitter @MicahRoberts7