Were you surprised by any of the eliminations on “America’s Got Talent” Wednesday night? Gold Derby users weren’t, as they correctly predicted all five castoffs. After reading our analysis below, go and make your predictions for next week and you could win our prize of a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It’s fun and easy, so start now by scrolling down and predicting the lucky seven that will get the go-ahead on next Wednesday’s show.
According to exclusive Gold Derby odds that are derived from the predictions made by users like you, the five acts with lowly 100/1 odds to advance to the next round were:
All five were eliminated Wednesday night.
This user correctly predicted the seven acts that would go through: Piff the Magic Dragon, Siro-A, Benton Blount, Samantha Johnson, Paul Zerdin, Drew Lynch and Alondra Santos. Bird also predicted that Howard Stern and Howie Mandel would hit their X’s and that Heidi Klum would not hit her X. He only missed out on calling that Mel B would hit her X — he guessed no, but she did buzz Triple Threat.
Twelve new acts will perform next week on “AGT.” You can already start predicting which seven will advance from this new group, which consists of:
In our “America’s Got Talent” predictions center, you get to answer the following questions each week:
Which 7 acts will advance to next round?
Will Howard Stern hit his X?
Will Heidi Klum hit her X?
Will Mel B hit her X?
Will Howie Mandel hit his X?
Who will win ‘America’s Got Talent’?
Every week, the eligible user with the highest prediction accuracy and most points will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate, so it’s beneficial to keep coming back often and making/updating your predictions. The “AGT” performance shows air Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on NBC, while the results shows are scheduled for Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Making your predictions is fun and easy. Just log into your Gold Derby account, or you can register for a free account via Facebook, Twitter or Google.
After logging in, click on the “Predictions” button found at the top-right of every page. That will bring you to a list of every event currently being predicted at Gold Derby — everything from the Emmys and Television Critics Association Awards to “Big Brother” and “So You Think You Can Dance.”
Click on any box and then scroll down to start making your predictions. For each TV show, cast your votes on several different questions relating to the upcoming episode.
If you click on the “America’s Got Talent” button, you’ll see something like this:
To vote for who you think will advance to the next round, drag your chosen contestants over from the left to the right and arrange them in your predicted order.
Every time someone logs their predictions, the racetrack odds of the contestants are automatically updated. If the majority of users think Ira will go through, that means he’ll have the best odds and will go to the front of the pack. Conversely, the contestants who don’t receive many predictions have the worst odds and will go to the bottom of the pile.
Remember that coming out on top doesn’t just mean answering that week’s questions correctly. You also have to use your three big bets (500 points and two of 200 points) strategically to score the most game points. If you bet on a longshot who pulls off an upset, you can really rack up the points, so don’t take them for granted.
Average Gold Derby users just like YOU often turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, so it’s important that you give us your predictions. You can continue to update and change your predictions throughout the week, just click “Save Predictions” when you’ve settled on your choice.
Get started by making your prediction as to which dancer will be eliminated next. And be sure to sound off on the current season of “America’s Got Talent” in Gold Derby’s reality TV forum.
Photo: The Gentlemen and Triple Threat. Credit: NBC