"It's so interesting not being a part of the show anymore, so it's interesting looking at it from an outside perspective, but I love Lindsey Stirling," he told ET's Courtney Tezeno. "I think she's the most amazing down to earth girl and so, I'm really rooting for her."
Another fave from the dancing pro?
"Jordan Fisher's fantastic," he said.
But, he remained cautious in his picks.
"But you never know, you know?" he mused. "You never know until you see them for the first time."
"They're adjusting to [married life] fantastically," he dished. "When I mean adjusting, like, you know how people say, 'Does life change when you get married?' In their case, it has and for the absolute better."
As for Hough, who received his ninth Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography for DWTS, he's looking forward to the next season of World of Dance.