Josh & Elyse Firm in The Block Betting

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  • Ladbrokes’ The Block 2017 betting market changes after Josh and Elyse win bathroom week
  • Youngest couple now $3 favourite, Sticks and Wombat firm onto third line of betting ($4.50)

Josh and Elyse have firmed into $3 odds to win The Block 2017 at Ladbrokes following bathroom reveals on Sunday night.

The youngest couple on this series of the popular reality show, Josh and Elyse have shown ability by the barrowful in the first two weeks of competition and their well-designed and executed bathroom heralded a total of 27 of 30 possible points from the judges.

Not a lot was expected of New South Wales south coasters Sticks and Wombat when they made their way onto The Block, but they have already made a big impact on the competition and were unlucky not win bathroom week; finishing half a point behind Josh and Elyse.

The popular mates’ unique style was a little too much for the judges in week 1, but they managed to work their enigmatic designs to their favour this week and have subsequently firmed onto the third line of The Block 2017 betting at $4.50 odds.

Week 1 winners Ronnie and Georgia were again right in the mix, but only managed to produce the third-best bathroom and have eased slightly on the second line to $3.60 odds to win the series.

Ronnie and Georgia have spent big during the first two weeks of The Block 2017 and there is value to be taken in betting around the West Australians, when considering how budgets may be stretched in the late stages of the series.

Hannah and Clint became the first couple not to complete a room and despite running a distant fifth in bathroom week, remain firm on the fourth line of betting at $5 odds, while Jason and Sarah round out the field at a current $6 quote.