15 contestants, 57 odds, and only a few weeks left to pick. As a warm up to the legendary TV show’s return in September, we collected the bookies’ favorites to win Strictly Come Dancing 2017. Underdogs, fan favorites, and in between, there’s an odd for everybody.
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At this point, September is synonymous with Strictly Come Dancing. Though the air date hasn’t been confirmed yet, we all know that 2017’s glitter overload is on its way. If you’re feel excited for the new season to kick off, you must be one of the 13 million people who tuned in for last season’s finale and made it the most watched episode ever. This years’ lineup, revealed only a few days ago, punches with actors, pop stars, a chef and even a priest. If you’d like to raise the excitement levels with a bet on Strictly Come Dancing, choose from the bookies’ best odds!
Strictly Come Dancing 2017 will be hosted by the magical duo of Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, while the post of main judge has been occupied by Shirley Ballas. Probably you are familiar with the faces and names of the contestants, but we’ll make sure to brush up your memory of the bookies’ favorites to win Strictly Come Dancing 2017.
Bookies Favorites to Win Strictly Come Dancing 2017
1. Aston Merrygold – the most likely winner?
The handsome X-Factor alumni, Aston Merrygold was announced as a contestant on the 11th of August, causing a mild uproar among the show’s fans. The 29-year-old singer is well-known for his energetic dance routines, which granted him a place in the judge’s panel of Got to Dance. You might think it’s unfair to cast him on Strictly Come Dancing, but that didn’t stop bookmakers to award him with the best odds.
2. Mollie King – there’s always place for some glamour!
The next ‘The Saturdays’ band member after Frankie Bridge to appear on Strictly Come Dancing is Mollie King. The gorgeous and talented King has high expectations to come up to, as her bandmate made it to the final in 2014. Besides being one of the fan favorites, she has been given plenty of trust by bookmakers as well.
3. Alexandra Burke – last but definitely not least.
Alexandra Burke was the final contestant to be announced for the 2017’s season of Strictly Come Dancing. It will be interesting to see show’s ratings will end up, in comparison with X-Factor, the show that made Alexandra Burke famous, which will run in the same time slot. “I am very nervous as I am a singer not a dancer, but I am going to give this my absolute everything and try my best to make everyone proud,” she said to the Mirror.
Jonnie Peacock – the Editor’s pick
Jonnie Peacock might not be an experienced dancer, but he’s an olympian, which means that he has the stamina to go all the way.