Way-too-early odds for 2023 Indy 500 race

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The 107th running of the Indy 500 is more than four and a half months away, but early odds for the race have already been revealed.

The start of the 2023 IndyCar season is still two months away, and as the sixth of 17 races on the schedule, the 107th running of the Indy 500 isn’t scheduled to take place until more than two and a half months into the season.

Yet WynnBET has already released odds for this year’s running of the 200-lap “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at the four-turn, 2.5-mile (4.023-kilometer) Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval in Speedway, Indiana.

For the fourth consecutive year, 2008 Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon is the favorite. Unfortunately for the driver of Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 9 Honda, he hasn’t been able to capitalize in any of the last three years.

In 2020, Dixon dominated the race but finished in second place behind Takuma Sato under caution. Had the caution flag not come out, or had the race been red flagged, many believed Sato didn’t have enough fuel to make it to the end.

In 2021, Dixon was unable to recover from running out of fuel during the first sequence of pit stops when a caution came out, thus closing the pits and trapping him on the track. He finished in 17th place.

Then in 2022, Dixon dominated again, becoming the race’s all-time leader in laps led in the process. But a late pit road speeding penalty mired him in the back of the field, and he finished in 21st place.

Reigning winner Marcus Ericsson, who became Chip Ganassi Racing’s first Indy 500 winner in a decade, is listed in a fifth place tie at +1000.

Here are the full odds to win the 2023 Indy 500, provided by WynnBET.

NOTE: Not all drivers are confirmed on the Indy 500 entry list for 2023. Drivers not confirmed do not have team names listed beside them. +600 means a successful $100 bet wins $600 ($700 payout).

  • Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing: +600
  • Pato O’Ward, Arrow McLaren: +700
  • Colton Herta, Andretti Autosport: +800
  • Josef Newgarden, Team Penske: +850
  • Marcus Ericsson, Chip Ganassi Racing: +1000
  • Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske: +1000
  • Alex Palou, Chip Ganassi Racing: +1000
  • Will Power, Team Penske: +1000
  • Tony Kanaan, Arrow McLaren: +1500
  • Takuma Sato: +1750
  • Alexander Rossi, Arrow McLaren: +2000
  • Rinus VeeKay, Ed Carpenter Racing: +2000
  • Ed Carpenter, Ed Carpenter Racing: +2000
  • Helio Castroneves, Meyer Shank Racing: +2500
  • Simon Pagenaud, Meyer Shank Racing: +2500
  • Graham Rahal, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: +2500
  • Conor Daly, Ed Carpenter Racing: +3000
  • Romain Grosjean, Andretti Autosport: +3000
  • Felix Rosenqvist, Arrow McLaren: +3000
  • Marco Andretti, Andretti Autosport: +5000
  • Santino Ferrucci, A.J. Foyt Enterprises: +5000
  • Kyle Kirkwood, Andretti Autosport: +5000
  • Christian Lundgaard, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: +5000
  • David Malukas, Dale Coyne Racing with HMD Motorsports: +5000
  • Stefan Wilson, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing: +5000
  • Jack Harvey, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: +7500
  • Devlin DeFrancesco, Andretti Autosport: +10000
  • Callum Ilott, Juncos Hollinger Racing: +15000
  • Benjamin Pedersen, A.J. Foyt Enterprises: +15000

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The 107th running of the Indy 500 is set to be broadcast live on NBC from Indianapolis Motor Speedway beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, May 28.