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Only the Young favourites to follow Jack’s footsteps

| 01.11.2014

Jack Walton was well backed this evening to be the next eliminated act from X Factor in which punters got it right as the Mel B’s contestant was smashed into 8-13 (from 13-8) with bookmaker Coral to leave on Saturday night.

Coral is also betting on who will go next in the second elimination of the weekend on Sunday evening. The firm make Only the Young the favourite to walk at 2-1, while Lola Saunders is second in the market at 3-1.

“Punters were convinced that Jack Walton’s time on X Factor was going to come to an abrupt end and they got it spot on as the odds-on favourite waived goodbye to the show,” said Coral’s John Hill.

“We’ve reopened betting on the next elimination on Sunday evening and the odds suggest Only the Young and Lola Saunders could be under the most pressure,” added Hill.

Meanwhile, in the outright betting, Andrea Faustini remains the favourite at 6-4 to win the show, while Lauren Platt is second best at 10-3.

**X Factor winner

6-4 Andrea Faustini, 10-3 Lauren Platt, 6-1 Fleur East, 8-1 Ben Haenow, 14-1 Jay James, 18-1 Paul Akister, 18-1 Stereo Kicks, 33-1 Lola Saunders, 66-1 Only the Young, Stevi Ritchie.

**Next elimination

2-1 Only the Young, 3-1 Lola Saunders, 9-2 Stevi Ritche, 5-1 Paul Akister, 7-1 Stereo Kicks, 16 Jay James, 16-1 Fleur East, 16-1 Ben Haenow, 20-1 Lauren Platt, 66-1 Andrea Faustini


Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.