David Archuleta, David Cook, American Idol: Season 7

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If you've got some Benjamins riding on a David, be warned: Only one of them is Cooking. At least according to the bookies.

The online oddsmakers at BetCRIS.com have unveiled the favorite to take the American Idol crown...let's just say Papa Archuleta may have to be restrained.

Former bartender and Missouri's favorite rocking son David Cook is the odds-on pick to succeed Jordin Sparks during next week's finale, given a 74 percent chance of winning the whole shebang, per the online bookies.

Despite starting the season as the overwhelming favorite, tween dream David Archuleta has just a 32 percent possibility of becoming Simon Cowell's newest protégé, per the betting line.

Of course, last we checked, Gambling 101 was not a part of a grade-schooler's course load, meaning the actual voting demographic might not jibe with the oddsmaker's pick and it still could be anybody's contest.


Odds-On Idol Poll
Sure, the online bookies have weighed in, but we want to know: Which David is your Goliath?
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