Strictly Come Dancing 2022 betting odds: Team GB Paralympic legend Ellie Simmonds could be a dark horse

Birmingham-born Paralympic GB star Ellie Simmonds could be a dark horse to win Series 20 of Strictly Come Dancing.

It’s that time of year again as the nation’s favourite ballroom and Latin dance competition returns to television screens up and down the country.

The show, which sees a whole host of celebrities team up with professional dance partners, is back for its 20th series starting this month.

The launch show, set to be aired on Friday 23 September, will reveal who pairs up with who. A day later - on Saturday 24 September - the competition will begin.

With the full line-up of celebrities already announced, many are already debating who is likeliest to be crowned champion in 2022, and Birmingham-born para-athlete Ellie Simmonds is among those who could win.

Betting company Betfair has revealed its latest odds ahead of the popular BBC One show and you may be surprised by those leading the way as favourites.


What are the odds for Ellie Simmonds to win Strictly Come Dancing 2022?

There are 15 celebrities set to take part in Series 20 of Strictly and Betfair lists Ellie Simmonds as 5th favourite.

At 9/1 odds, she could be a dark horse to win the competition.

Latest Strictly Come Dancing 2022 odds

Popular singer Fleur East is the early favourite to win the glitterball this year with TV presenter Helen Skelton narrowly in second.

Fleur East will take part in Strictly Come Dancing 2022.


Here are Betfair’s latest winners’ odds ahead of Strictly Come Dancing 2022:

  • Fleur East 7/2
  • Helen Skelton 7/2
  • Will Mellor 6/1
  • Matt Goss 7/1
  • Ellie Simmonds 9/1
  • Tyler West 10/1
  • Molly Rainford 12/1
  • Kym Marsh 16/1
  • Richie Anderson 16/1
  • Jayde Adams 20/1
  • Ellie Taylor 22/1
  • James Bye 25/1
  • Hamza Yassin 30/1
  • Tony Adams 40/1
  • Kaye Adams 50/1

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