It might be football season, but competition is competition regardless of the arena.
Proving that you can find a betting line on just about anything, the experts at www.SportsBettingDime.com have set their sights on Dancing with the Stars.
Season 23 begins Monday, Sept. 12, on ABC (WFAA/Channel 8).
In a nutshell, the experts say former Texas Governor Rick Perry has no chance.
Perry is paired with Emma Slater.
According to www.SportsBettingDime.com, Perry carries 6 to 1 odds of being the first contestant eliminated from the competition. Perry and Slater carry 50 to 1 odds of winning the event, the highest among all contestants.
Gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez and partner Val Chmerkovskiy are the favorites to win the event with 9 to 2 odds. Recently retired NFL great Calvin Johnson and partner Lindsay Arnold are picked second at 6 to 1.
Dance the night away
Here are the odds to win the 23rd season of Dancing With The Stars, according to www.SportsBettingDime.com:
Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy= 9/2
Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold= 6/1
Vanilla Ice and Witney Carson= 9/1
Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy= 9/1
James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess= 12/1
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Allison Holker= 14/1
Jana Kramer and Gleb Savchenko= 14/1
Marilu Henner and Derek Hough= 16/1
Jake T. Austin and Jenna Johnson= 16/1
Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke= 18/1
Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev= 25/1
Terra Jolé and Sasha Farber= 25/1
Rick Perry and Emma Slater= 50/1
Odds to be the first contestant eliminated
Rick Perry= 6/1
Marilu Henner= 19/2
Maureen McCormick= 9/1
Ryan Lochte= 10/1
Terra Jolé= 10/1
Jake T. Austin= 10/1
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds= 12/1
Jana Kramer= 12/1
James Hinchcliffe= 15/1
Amber Rose= 15/1
Vanilla Ice= 25/1
Calvin Johnson= 25/1
Laurie Hernandez= 30/1