Indy 500 Odds, Starting Lineup: Will Power the 2019 Race Day Favorite
The 2019 Indy 500 will formally go green at 12:45 p.m. ET (NBC) today, and defending race winner Will Power is the favorite at 7-1 betting odds.
Power’s Team Penske teammates Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden, as well as 2016 Indy 500 champion Alexander Rossi, are just behind at 8-1.
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Read now Ed Jones and Sebastien Bourdais — equally available at 20-1 — have the worst chances among motorists beginning within the top 10.
Here’s a glance at Indy 500 chances from the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas as well as the starting grid for today’s race:
2019 Indy 500 Odds, Starting Lineup
Spencer Pigot and Colton Herta are notable movers after securing the third- and – fifth-place areas, respectively, on the starting grid.
Both drivers unloaded with rapid racecars and revealed that speed during the month of May, so it is no real surprise to see that their chances improve from 60-1 at the middle of April to 12-1 today.
Jones also rode a strong qualifying run to some fourth-place starting place, forcing oddsmakers to move his odds from 40-1 to 20-1.