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Ore Oduba’s Strictly odds slashed following top peformance

| 17.10.2016

Ore Oduba is now a serious contender to be Strictly Come Dancing champion following his top score of 39 in Week Four.

The BBC presenter had been a 20/1 shot in the run up to the latest live show but after wowing the judges his odds have collapsed to just 7/2, making him the clear second favourite behind Danny Mac, ousting Louise Redknapp in the process.

Despite coming bottom of the score charts, 100/1 outsider Ed Balls avoided elimination for another week.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “We’d written Ore off but following his stunning 39 he now has to be considered a major player for the Glitterball Trophy. Another couple of weeks like that and he may even get the better of long-term favourite Danny Mac.”

Meanwhile, Ore is 9/4 to be the best of the boys with Danny Mac 8/15 in the same market.

The bookies certainly think that the gents have this year’s show wrapped up with odds of just 4/11 offered for a Male winner.

Ladbrokes latest betting:

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Danny Mac – 5/4

Ore Oduba – 7/2

Louise Redknapp – 5/1

Claudia Fragapane – 7/1

Greg Rutherford – 16/1

Robert Rinder – 16/1

Daisy Lowe – 16/1

Laura Whitmore – 25/1

Lesley Joseph – 100/1

Ed Balls – 100/1

Anastasia Newkirk – 100/1

Click here for the latest Strictly Come Dancing odds.

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



William Geldart

William contributed to a number of online football blogs before finally finding his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow alongside the rest of the Ladbrokes News team. Now indulging passions for football, horse racing, greyhounds, boxing and political betting. Supports Wycombe Wanderers and can be spotted at various lower league and non-league grounds across the country.