X Factor 2012: Ella Henderson is favourite to win

Ella Henderson (X Factor 2012)

Ella Henderson is reigning supreme at the top of the X Factor betting according to Ladbrokes.

Since securing her place in the final 12 Henderson's odds have been cut by the bookies once again, and she's now chalked up at 11/8, leaving her head and shoulders above joint second favourites Jahmene Douglas and James Arthur at 7/1.

And upon the news that four wildcard acts will battle it out for a final spot in the live shows it's Christopher Maloney who's given the thumbs up by the firm at 2/1, or it's a 5/2 chance that either Amy Mottram or Times Red make the cut, leaving Adam Burridge as the 7/2 outsider.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "The odds suggest that Christopher Maloney will be given an eleventh hour lifeline by the public.

"Ella's level of popularity in the UK has gone through the roof and we might need to take bets on finishing second because she's such a certainty."

Young Ella said this week that she wasn't feeling the pressure of being favourite.

“I will be nervous before the live show but I don’t feel pressured," Ella said. "I’m just excited to think I’m still so young and I’m going to be able to keep pushing myself."

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