Jimmie Johnson favored at Shelby American

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls into Sin City this weekend for the Shelby American race.

betED.com has NASCAR Betting Odds for all the top drivers for Sunday's race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (3 pm ET, FOX).

Jimmie Johnson, who got off to a rough start this season with a 35th-place showing in the Daytona 500, is favored to win the Shelby American, at +450.

Johnson, the four-time defending Sprint Cup champion, moved up to 12th in the Sprint Cup Standings after winning the Auto Club 500 at California last week.

Johnson won three-straight races at the 1.5-mile oval LVMS from 2005 to 2007, including the first race at the track after it underwent a major renovation in 2006, which included increasing banking in the turns from 12 degrees to 20.

Kyle Busch, who won the race last year, is next at +650 in Auto Racing Betting at betED.com. Busch, a Las Vegas native who is right behind Johnson in 13th place, was able to get past Clint Bowyer and Jeff Burton in a three-lap shootout for his first win at his home track last year.

Mark Martin, who is 6th in the standings, 34 points behind leader Kevin Harvick, is next at +700

Jeff Gordon and Denny Hamlin round out the top five favorites to win the Shelby American, at +1000.

Burton has had a lot of success at Las Vegas, but is far back among the favorites at +1500. He finished second in the first Las Vegas race in 1998, and then came back with consecutive wins at LVMS in 1999 and 2000. He finished third in last year's race.

Check out Racing Odds at betED.com for a full list of drivers.

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