Preview: Dotter enters the Melodifestivalen as the Hot Favourite

(This post is in collaboration with ESCDaily)

According to the editors of  Eurovision Union, ESCDaily and the bookmakers, the final of Melodifestivalen 2020 will be won by Dotter and her song ‘Bulletproof’. The bookmakers even scale her winning chances as high as 46 percent.

Check out the performance of the predicted winner in Sweden below:

The final of Melodifestivalen 2020 takes place in the Friends Arena in Stockholm this Saturday. It is the 60th edition of the Swedish music competition. Last week the final field was completed after Andra Chansen took place.

Below you can see the running order for the final. Click on the link of the song title to watch the performance.

01. Victor Crone – Troubled waters
02. Paul Rey – Talking in my sleep
03. The Mamas – Move
04. Mohombi – Winners
05. Hanna Ferm – Brave
06. Méndez feat. Alvaro Estrella – Vamos Amigos
07. Dotter – Bulletproof
08. Robin Bengtsson – Take a chance
09. Mariette – Shout it out
10. Felix Sandman – Boys with emotions
11. Anna Bergendahl – Kingdom come
12. Anis don Demina – Vem e som oss

Bookmakers say: Dotter for Sweden at Eurovision 2020

The bookmakers have a clear favourite for the final: Dotter. The qualifier from the second heat in Sweden is on top of their list, followed by Anna Bergendahl (Eurovision 2010) and The Mamas, who performed together on stage with John Lundvik in 2019.

Other notable names in the line-up are show opener Victor Crone, who represented Estonia in 2019 and Robin Bengtsson, the Swedish participant in 2017.

The opinion of the editors of Eurovision Union and ESCDaily

Each member of team Eurovision Union and ESCDaily gave their predicted top-3 for the final in Sweden. The outcome? Five out of the six editors that submitted their vote also think Dotter will win. Anna Bergendahl got the remaining vote. Here is our ranking based on the amount of times our team predicted a top-3 result for each artist:

#1 Dotter – Bulletproof (6 votes)
#2 Anna Bergendahl – Kingdom Come (5 votes)
#3 The Mamas – Move (2 votes)
#4 Felix Sandman – Boys with emotions (2 votes)
#5 Hanna Ferm – Brave (2 votes)
#6 Paul Rey – Talking in my sleep (1 vote)

Who do you think will win Melodifestivalen 2020 and represent Sweden at Eurovision? Do you think the bookmakers have it right?

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