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Jimmie Johnson will work with DAle Earnhardt Jr. this season.
Jimmie Johnson is the favorite to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup?
Obviously, Las Vegas is growing tired of booking bets from Jimmie Johnson fans and being forced to pay them every season. Jimmie Johnson is more heavily favored to win the championship than the New York Yankees in baseball, The Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat in basketball and the New England Patriots in football.
Las Vegas sportsbooks make it a point to invite action on all teams, golfers or drivers when it comes to future bets. With Jimmie Johnson, they have posted a number that will make it prohibitive to place a bet that will not be cashed for nine months. 5-2 is not worth placing a bet even if it is Jimmie Johnson.
This season, Johnson will not make it a six pack. There will be a concerted effort among drivers not to cut the No. 48 team as much slack as the first five title runs. If Jimmie Johnson can win the NASCAR Sprint Cup this season, it will be the single greatest accomplishment ever achieved in NASCAR history.
In other words it will not happen.