melanie amaro x factor desp 'X Factor': Melanie Amaro likely to win, according to oddsmakerWith just 10 acts left before “The X Factor” crowns its champ, fans of the show might be wondering who is the favorite to win the $5 million recording deal. Well, if you trust in the oddsmakers at Paddy Power, the answer is Melanie Amaro.

The 19-year-old Floridian, who could probably sing the phone book and make it sound beautiful, is a 2:1 favorite. She edges out 14-year-old Drew Ryniewicz who pays out at 5:2 and the soulful Josh Krajcik who comes in at 3:1.

The long shots include 60-year-old LeRoy Bell the country-pop group Lakoda Rayne. If either of them win, they both pay a whopping 40:1.

So Zappers, who is your favorite?

Following is a full list of the odds…

Melanie Amaro – 2:1
Drew Ryniewicz – 5:2
Josh Krajcik – 3:1
Rachel Crow – 8:1    
Brian (Astro) Bradley – 10:1
Chris Rene – 14:1
Marcus Canty – 14:1
Stacy Francis – 25:1
Lakoda Rayne – 40:1
LeRoy Bell – 40:1

Posted by:David Eckstein