|With the third season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ just under a month away, ABC has announced the celebrity contestants that will be participating, which has prompted PinnacleSports.com to offer early odds on potential winners of the show.|
ABC has confirmed that stars such as former ‘Saved by the Bell’ actor Mario Lopez, Hollywood actress Vivica A. Fox, and NFL legend Emmitt Smith are to be among the celebrity guests preparing to go toe-to-toe against one another, with the help of professional dancers, to be crowned ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champion.
PinnacleSports.com currently has Mario Lopez as a 3/1 favourite to win the latest series, with Hollywood actress Vivica A. Fox second favourite at 4/1, closely followed by Monique Coleman of High School Musical fame at 9/2, and Joey Lawrence at 6/1.
Simon Noble, spokesperson for the online sportsbook said, “We've seen a huge surge in betting on reality shows like 'Dancing with the Stars' and 'American Idol' as more people put their money behind the contestants they're voting for,” he explained.
Outside bets see self-proclaimed ‘bad girl of pop’ Willa Ford and country award-winner Sara Evans at 9/1, Emmitt Smith at14/1, former Miss USA, actress and 'Meet The Barkers' star Shanna Moakler at 20/1, while talk show host Jerry Springer is a 49/1 long shot to win the celebrity dance contest.