American Idol Betting Odds Preview

Candice Glover is favored over Kree Harrison at the sportsbooks to pay out on the American Idol betting odds this month as Season 12 of the singing competition comes to a close.


Glover is the 5/9 favorite at Sportsbook over the 7/5 Harrison with the finals of the show on tap for this week. A female hasn't won American Idol since Jordin Sparks back in Season 6.


As well, Selena Gomez is the 2/1 favorite at Sportsbook on the odds to be named the first new judge for Season 13 of American Idol, as the show shakes up its panel to try to improve its ratings. Miley Cyrus is at 4/1 odds on that list, with Justin Bieber holding down 5/1 odds.

Season 12 American Idol Odds at Sportsbook:

Candice Glover 5/9
Kree Harrison 7/5

Who will be the first new judge named to American Idol for Season 13?

Selena Gomez 2/1
Miley Cyrus 4/1
Justin Bieber 5/1
Pink 5/1
P Diddy 5/1
Jennifer Lopez 7/1
Jimmy Iovine 10/1
Kelly Clarkson 15/1

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With just five contestants left on American Idol it's Kree Harrison who sits as the favorite at the sportsbooks to win the singing competition this season. Harrison is the 8/5 chalk to be crowned the Season 12 American Idol champion in May.

After Harrison it's Candice Glover at 2/1 odds at Sportsbook, followed by Angela Miller at 9/4, Amber Holcomb at 12/1, and Janelle Arthur at 15/1. The final male contestant on the show, Lazaro Arbos, was eliminated on April 11.

Season 12 American Idol Odds at Sportsbook:

Kree Harrison 8/5
Candice Glover 2/1
Angela Miller 9/4
Amber Holcomb 12/1
Janelle Arthur 15/1



A male contestant has come out on top on the odds to win American Idol five seasons in a row, but it's the female contestants that sit as the favorites at the sportsbooks to claim the title heading into the semifinal round of the competition this week.

Angela Miller is the 7/2 favorite on the odds to win American Idol at Sportsbook with the semifinals of the show on tap for this week, with Kree Harrison at 17/4, Aubrey Cleland at 11/2, and Janelle Arthur at 6/1 to round out the top of that odds list.

The rest of the female semifinalists are Amber Holcomb (14/1), Candice Glover (20/1), Breanna Steer (20/1), Adriana Latonio (25/1), Tenna Torres (30/1), and Zoanette Johnson (40/1).

Jordin Sparks (Season 6) was the last female to win American Idol. Kelly Clarkson (Season 1), Fantasia Barrino (Season 3), and Carrie Underwood (Season 4) also claimed the title.

Burnell Taylor then leads the male contestants at 14/1 on the odds to win Season 12 of American Idol at Sportsbook, with Lazaro Arbos and Paul Jolley both pegged at 15/1 on that list. Devin Velez sits at 20/1 on the odds to win American Idol heading into the semifinal round.

The rest of the male semifinalists are Curtis Finch Jr. (25/1), Vincent Powell (25/1), Cortez Shaw (30/1), Elijah Liu (30/1), Nick Boddington (30/1), and Charlie Askew (40/1).

Phillip Phillips (Season 11), Scotty McCreery (Season 10), Lee Dewyze (Season 9), Kris Allen (Season 8), and David Cook (Season 7) were the last five Sportsbooks of American Idol. Taylor Hicks was the champion in Season 5, and Ruben Studdard was the Season 2 Sportsbook.

Season 12 American Idol Odds at Sportsbook:

Angela Miller 7/2
Kree Harrison 17/4
Aubrey Cleland 11/2
Janelle Arthur 6/1
Amber Holcomb 14/1
Candice Glover 20/1
Breanna Steer 20/1
Adriana Latonio 25/1
Tenna Torres 30/1
Zoanette Johnson 40/1

Burnell Taylor 14/1
Lazaro Arbos 15/1
Paul Jolley 15/1
Devin Velez 20/1
Curtis Finch Jr. 25/1
Vincent Powell 25/1
Cortez Shaw 30/1
Elijah Liu 30/1
Nick Boddington 30/1
Charlie Askew 40/1

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