Gambling Site Names Lopez "Dancing" Favorite

8/16/2006 3:20 PM PDT

Gambling Site Names Lopez "Dancing" Favorite lists "Saved by the Bell" alum Mario Lopez the favorite to win this season's edition of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." Lopez opens up the betting with 3/1 odds (win $3 for every $1 bet).

Vivica A. Fox has the second-best odds at 4/1, followed closely by Monique Coleman of "High School Musical" fame at 9/2. One of television's greatest teen idols and most recognizable kid stars, Joey Lawrence, stands at 6/1 to win ABC's celebrity dance-off.

Shanna Moakler and Tucker Carlson have the second worst odds at 20/1. But it's talk show host Jerry Springer who has been named the biggest long shot -- his odds are 49/1.

"Dancing With the Stars" premieres September 12 at 8PM ET/PT.