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'Strictly Come Dancing' 2016 Odds Reveal Early Favourite To Win New Series

We haven't even seen the contestants dance yet.

23/08/2016 12:56 | Updated 23 August 2016

Strictly Come Dancing’ hasn’t even started yet, but already the bookies think they know who is going to win this year’s series. 

After Greg Rutherford, Tameka Empson and Lesley Joseph became the last three contestants to be announced for the BBC ballroom competition on Monday (22 August), bookies were able to name their early favourite.

Olympic gymnast Claudia Fragapane looks most likely to walk away with the Glitterball Trophy at this point, with bookmakers William Hill giving her odds of 7/2.

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Claudia Fragapane could vault her way to victory on 'Strictly Come Dancing'

She is closely followed by original ‘Pop Idol’ winner Will Young at 5/1 and former ‘Hollyoaks’ actor Danny Mac at 6/1. 

At the bottom of the pile are ‘Birds Of A Feather’ star Lesley Joseph at 50/1 and former MP Ed Balls at 66/1, despite the fact we know that he has some moves up his sleeve.

Check out the full ‘Strictly’ odds below...

  • 7/2 Claudia Fragapane
  • 5/1 Will Young
  • 6/1 Danny Mac
  • 8/1 Laura Whitmore
  • 9/1 Daisy Lowe
  • 10/1 Louise Redknapp
  • 12/1 Ore Oduba
  • 16/1 Greg Rutherford
  • 16/1 Melvin Odoom
  • 20/1 Judge Rinder
  • 20/1 Anastacia
  • 20/1 Naga Munchetty
  • 25/1 Tameka Empson
  • 50/1 Leslie Joseph
  • 66/1 Ed Balls

The new series of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ begins with a special launch show on 3 September, where the new contestants will discover who their professional partner will be, before they all take to the floor for the first time to perform a group dance. 

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