Kendra Wilkinson deemed the favorite for 'Dancing with the Stars'
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 03/02/2011
Kendra Wilkinson is the early oddsmakers' favorite to take home Dancing with the Stars' twelfth-season mirror ball trophy.
Kendra and former The Girls Next Door star has received 3/1 odds to win Dancing with the Stars' twelfth season, according to gambling website Bodog.com.
Hot on Wilkinson's heels are actor and The Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio -- who received 7/2 odds -- and Disney Channel star Chelsea Kane, who received 4/1 odds.
NFL football star Hines Ward and rapper Romeo are neck and neck as they both received 11/2 odds, while retired boxer and former The Contender host Sugar Ray Leonard has 6/1 odds. Trailing next behind Leonard is daytime talk show host Wendy Williams, who received 7/1 odds.
Rounding out the twelfth-season cast are actress and former Kirstie Alley's Big Life star Kirstie Alley with 8/1 odds; WWE wrestler Chris Jericho with 10/1 odds; and Loveline radio show host Mike Catherwood with 12/1 odds.
Model and former A Model Life star Petra Nemcova is the longshot to take home the title, receiving 14/1 odds.
Dancing with the Stars' twelfth season will premiere with a two-hour performance episode on Monday, March 21 at 8PM ET/PT.
All 11 celebrities and their professional partners will perform a foxtrot or cha cha routine during the premiere, and the couple with the lowest combination of the judges' scores and home viewer votes will be eliminated the following week on Tuesday, March 29 at 9PM ET/PT during Dancing with the Stars' twelfth season's first one-hour live results show.