BGT: Has Simon Got Soft Spot For Shaughnessy?
Bookies William Hill are gearing up for what will be the biggest reality TV betting day of 2012 as BGT comes to an end and the Voice reaches the business end. As things stand, Jonathan & Charlotte are the odds-on favourites to win BGT at 4/5 but face stiff competition from Ashleigh & Pudsey at 2/1, Loveable Rogues 10/1 and the biggest mover of the week Ryan O'Shaughnessy is now 7/1 from 20/1 just two days ago.
"There are rumours going around that Simon is desperate for Ryan O'Shaughnessy to win as he is perhaps the most marketable act in the competition. Having said that, Jonathan & Charlotte are going to be very hard to beat and you cannot rule out Ashleigh & Pudsey," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
Hills predict that up to a million pounds could be wagered across the industry on finals night and will be offering odds throughout the live final and with punters able to keep up to date with their mobile phones, Hills predict that Saturday will be the biggest night in mobile reality television betting history.
Highest Viewing Figures Saturday: 1/16 BGT, 7/1 The Voice.
William Hill Britain's Got Talent: 4/5 Jonathan & Charlotte, 2/1 Ashleigh & Pudsey, 7/1 Ryan O'Shaughnessy, 10/1 Loveable Rogues, 20/1 Onlt Boys Aloud, 50/1 Sam Kelly, 50/1 Molly Rainford, 80/1 Aquabatique, 100/1 Kai & Natalia, 100/1 Nu Skool.
The Voice: 9/4 Ruth Brown, 11/4 Jaz Ellington, 8/1 Vince Kidd, 8/1 Becky Hill, 10/1 David Julien, 12/1 Tyler James, 14/1 Max Milner, 14/1 Bo Bruce, 25/1 Aleks Josh, 50/1 Frances Wood, 50/1 Toni Warne, 50/1 Joelle Moses, 50/1 Leanne Mitchell, 80/1 Adam Isaac, 80/1 Cassius Henry, 150/1 Matt and Sueleen.
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