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Dancing with the Stars winner tonight - Helio enters as favorite

Tonight viewers and bettors will find out who will win "Dancing with the Stars", Marie Osmond underdog.

Dancing with the Stars winner tonight - Helio enters as favorite The much anticipated "Dancing with the Stars" results show is tonight and one of the three remaining couples will win the dancing competition. The three celebrities to compete for the "Dancing with the Stars" victory are former Spice Girl Melanie Brown with pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves with partner Julianne Hough and entertainer Marie Osmond with Jonathan Roberts. The online sportsbook Bodog Sports has been posting odds on the winner of "Dancing with the Stars" for a long time and Helio Castroneves has always been the favorite to win the TV dance competition. The surprise come from the other two contestants, especially Marie Osmond, who has been overcoming underdog odds for weeks now. The last odds on winning "Dancing with the Stars" found Helio Castroneves still favorite at 10/11, followed by Melanie Brown at 3/2 and Marie Osmond with odds 2/1. Keep in mind that Marie Osmond was paying out 21/2 just a month ago and if she wins tonight, the early bettors are in position to seriously dent the bookies.

 After the performance round of "Dancing with the Stars" last night, many are calling Melanie Brown the favorite, entering the finale of the show. Mel and Maksim scored 55 out of a possible 60 points with their cha-cha and freestyle dances last night - the highest score. But Helio Castroneves and Julianne Hough were right behind them, getting 54 points for their performance. Marie Osmond shocked the judges with her "living doll" routine for her final number and got only 46 points. Still, Osmond has been supported by her fans throughout the competition and who will win "Dancing with the Stars" is turning into the one-million-dollar question. Each celebrity is still in the game and the winner of the "Dancing with the Stars" is far from obvious. Vote and tune in for the finale of "Dancing with the Stars" on Tuesday night (check your local listings for exact time).

 Published on 11/27/2007

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