Lesley Joseph’s odds slashed for Strictly Come Dancing glory

Lesley Joseph is being backed to win Strictly Come Dancing like she’s going out of fashion and our traders are running scared. 

The Birds of a Feather star is clearly reaping the rewards of being partnered with the housewives’ favourite, Anton Du Beke.

Her odds of winning the show have crashed in half to 50/1 (from 100/1) following huge support in the last 24 hours.

Will Young remains at the head of the market as a 3/1 shot, followed by Claudia Fragapane (9/2) and Ore Oduba (6/1).

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “Lesley’s already benefiting from the Anton effect, and if punters continue to back her it won’t be long before her odds shorten once again. Support for the couple could see Anton make the final three for only the second time since Strictly’s launch in 2004.”

Ladbrokes latest betting:

Strictly Come Dancing winner 2016

Will Young 3/1

Claudia Fragapane 9/2

Ore Oduba 6/1

Louise Redknapp 7/1

Laura Whitmore 10/1

Danny Mac 10/1

Robert Rinder 10/1

Naga Munchetty 16/1

Greg Rutherford 16/1

Daisy Lowe 20/1

Melvin Odoom 25/1

Tameka Empson 25/1

Anastasia Newkirk 33/1

Lesley Joseph 50/1

Ed Balls 100/1

Keep checking back for the latest Strictly Come Dancing betting news and insight from our TV and Showbiz team.

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

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Having graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Wales, Bangor, 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.