Britain's Got Talent 2017: Missing People Choir are the new favourites to win

Missing People Choir.

Missing People Choir have become the new favourites to win Britain's Got Talent 2017.

The second round of Britain’s Got Talent auditions aired at the weekend but the Missing People Choir from the first show remain are the ones to beat.

They were originally second favourites behind Simon Cowell's golden buzzer act Sarah Ikumu but have now overtaken the teenager in the odds.

On this weekend's show, Alesha Dixon hit her Golden Buzzer on Saturday for dance group Just Us, who are the strongest of the newcomers in the betting at 8/1.

Singer Reuben Gray, who performed original song ‘Lifeline’ and 8-year-old magician Issy Simpson also impressed and are both next at 10/1 to win.

Also making it through were married acrobats Gao Lin and Lin Xin who can be backed at 12/1 after their jaw-dropping routine saw them bag four yesses.

Comedian Jonny Awsum had a little help from Ant and Dec for his performance which saw him secure 4 yesses and a spot in the betting at 20/1 to win.

There rest of the successful hopefuls were Scooter stuntman Charley Dyson (50/1), father and son tap dancers John and Brandon Pohlhammer (66/1) and dance group QT Crew Father (66/1).

Aoife Heffron, Spokeswoman for BoyleSports commented “Despite the newcomers to the betting, punters can’t get enough of Missing People Choir from the first auditions. They came out in their droves on Saturday evening to show their support and forced us to slash their odds from 5/1 to the new 3/1 favourites to take the BGT title.”

She added “Of the newbies, Aleshia’s Golden Buzzer act Just Us are leading the charge as 8/1 third favourites, but Reuben Gray and little Issy Simpson are close behind at 10/1.”

Britain's Got Talent 2017 auditions continue this weekend on ITV.

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