updated 05/23/2011 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 05/23/2011 AT 11:15 AM ET
Burke, a co-host of ABC’s hit show, handicaps the finale for PEOPLE.com, and says that each performer has unique strengths.
Ward, paired with Kim Johnson, is “infectious, he’s lovable, he’s emotionally connected, he’s got rhythm, he’s fun to watch,” says Burke. In addition, he’s got a big fan base that should help him out.