The remaining 13 Strictly Come Dancing contestants took to the dance floor to perform for the fourth time of the competition. It was a battle between Karim Zeroual and Kelvin Fletcher for the top spot but surprisingly, David James found himself not at the bottom of the leaderboard. Instead, it was occupied by Alex Scott and she is now the firm favourite to exit the show tomorrow night.
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Following an incredible show, where the judges awarded two tens to Karim and Amy Dowden for their incredible Tango, it was Alex and Neil Jones who found themselves with the lowest scores.
The football pundit also performed a Tango, but it did not impress the judges very much.
And the bookmakers have already revealed how she is in danger of going home.
Shirley Ballas was first to give feedback and she said: “I have to say, from last week to this week the frame is starting to get a little bit better.
“When you are on the floor there is a story and you tell it and presence. I just feel that you are being a little bit careful because you are trig to make everybody happy.”
The odds on Alex leaving the show tomorrow night are evens according to Coral.
“Alex Scott is under the most pressure to survive this weekend according to our odds,” spokesman John Hill said.
“The standard was incredible this weekend but it is Kelvin Fletcher who continues to shorten following the performance which left the judges hot under the collar.”
Emma Weymouth is also at risk of being in the dreaded dance off as she has odds of 4/1 to be eliminated.
However, viewers were quick to flood to social media and show Alex their support.
One said: “Have to say Neil and Alex have been shafted on #Strictly tonight. #SCD2019 #strictly2019.”
“I’m really hoping Alex can escape the dance-off tonight. I like her and I think she’s doing really well #Strictly,” another said.
Someone else commented: “Mike Bushell overmarked and Alex Scott massively under marked in my opinion #Strictly.”
“Are these judges kidding me with Alex and Neil and Dev and Dianne being last/low on the leaderboard? Yet Mike gets 9s and 8s??? #Strictly,” another wrote online.
One fan said: “i’m especially worried about Alex – I hope she stays on longer in the competition, you can just tell she’ll have a breakthrough in 1-2 weeks… #Strictly.”
Strictly Come Dancing returns tomorrow night for the result show on BBC One.
STRICTLY COME DANCING WINNERS: A TIMELINE
2004 winner: Natasha Kaplinsky
Newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky was the first celebrity to win the BBC dancing series, which originally aired in July of 2004. She was partnered with Brendan Cole. They finished 39 points ahead of competitor Christopher Parker.
2004 winner: Jill Halfpenny
Jill Halfpenny was the second star to impress the judges with her dancing skills. Partnered with Darren Bennett, the pair beat off competition from Julian Clary and Denise Lewis in December of 2004.
2005 winner: Darren Gough
Cricketer Darren Gough won the third series of Strictly. He and partner Lilia Kopylova wowed audiences but never once finished at the top of the leaderboard.
2006 winner: Mark Ramprakash
Mark Ramprakash was the fourth star to lift the Glitterball Trophy. He was partnered with Karen Hardy and they were the first couple to restart a routine after their initial attempt saw Mark’s mic get caught in Karen’s dress.
2007 winner: Alesha Dixon
Before becoming a Strictly judge, Alesha Dixon won the nation’s hearts and the Glitterball Trophy during the fifth series. She was partnered with professional dancer Matthew Cutler.
2008 winner: Tom Chambers
Holby City star Tom Chambers was partnered with Camilla Dallerup when he won the sixth series. He performed the Foxtrot and Salsa in the final week.
2009 winner: Chris Hollins
BBC Breakfast presenter Chris Hollins and his professional partner Ola Jordan surprised viewers when they beat Ricky Whittle and his partner Natalie Lowe in the final. They wowed with the Foxtrot, Charleston, Lindy Hop and Showdance.
2010 winner: Kara Tointon
Kara Tointon was the eighth celebrity to win Strictly. She danced with Artem Chigvintsev and failed to receive 40 points throughout her time on the show.
2011 winner: Harry Judd
Former McFly star Harry Judd was the ninth star to lift the Glitterball Trophy. He didn’t top the leaderboard until week seven but then scored 40 points twice in the final.
2012 winner: Louis Smith
The tenth series of the BBC show was won by Olympian Louis Smith. He danced his way to victory with professional partner Flavia Cacace. He faced competition from Kimberley Walsh, Denise Van Outen and Danni Harmer in the series finale.
2013 winner: Abbey Clancy
Model Abbey Clancy won series eleven of Strictly alongside partner Alijaz Skorjanec. She was called a “spectacular dancer” with “wonderful posture” by former head judge Len Goodman.
2014 winner: Caroline Flack
Love Island host Caroline Flack took to the dance floor in series 12 where she scooped the Glitterball Trophy with Pasha Kovalev.
2015 winner: Jay McGuiness
Jay McGuiness surprised viewers when he won the thirteenth series of the BBC dancing competition with Aliona Vilani. When he learned he’d won, he told host Tess Daly: “I feel spaced out – it’s really weird.”
2016 winner: Ore Oduba
Ore Oduba won the thirteenth series of the BBC dancing competition with Joanne Clifton.
The sports presenter broke down in tears after beating Danny Mac and Louise Redknapp.
2017 winner: Joe McFadden
Joe McFadden was victorious with professional dance partner Katya Jones. The Holby City star beat off competition from fan favourite Debbie McGee, Gemma Atkinson and Alexandra Burke.
2018 winner: Stacey Dooley
Documentary-maker Stacey fought off competition to make it to the Grand Final of Strictly Come Dancing with professional dance partner Kevin Clifton last year. When they won, Kevin described her as “the most wonderful person”.