Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Who will be the first celebrity to leave?

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This weekend Strictly Come Dancing 2016 will say goodbye to its very first celebrity.

Last week the 15 all star couples performed live for the first time and while the judges' marked each dance there was no elimination.

Now those scores carry forward to this week where, together with the first public vote of the series, they will determine which two celebs face the dance off.

There the judges will decide who will be the first celebrity going home.

Ahead of Saturday's live performances, Ed Balls and Melvin Odoom are the favourites to waltz out of Strictly Come Dancing this weekend according to bookies Ladbrokes.

Melvin has seemingly struggled to win over fans and is now heavily fancied to leave the competition on Sunday evening at odds of 7/4, despite Ed being chalked up as the odds-on favourite to go at 4/5.

It's a 7/1 shot that Lesley is given her marching orders, and the same price is on offer than any other contest finds themselves as a shock evictee.

At the other end of the market Danny Mac remains the red-hot favourite for glory at 3/1, followed by Will and Louise who are rated as 5/1 shots.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "It's early days but it already looks like time's ticking for Melvin. Ed might not be the most natural dancer to grace the Strictly ballroom floor, but as this year's novelty act it wouldn't be a huge surprise to see him upset the elimination odds for some time yet."

Vote for your current favourite of the Strictly Come Dancing contestants in our poll below...

Strictly Come Dancing's live shows continue this Saturday night on BBC One.

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