‘American Idol’ predictions: La’Porsha Renae has 9-to-10 odds to win farewell season

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According to exclusive Gold Derby odds that are derived from the predictions made by readers like you, La’Porsha Renae will be the final “American Idol” champion. But could one of the other two singers rally enough support to take down the frontrunner? Hurry — make your “American Idol” predictions for a chance to top our famous leaderboards and win a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It’s fun and easy, so start now by scrolling down to predict which singer will win Season 15

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As of this writing, La’Porsha has leading 9/10 odds (53% chance) to win this farewell season. A triumph for La’Porsha would put her in the company of five other female champs from years past: Kelly Clarkson (Season 1), Fantasia Barrino (Season 3), Carrie Underwood (Season 4), Jordin Sparks (Season 6) and Candice Glover (Season 12). Scroll through our photo gallery below to see all past winners.

Meanwhile, Dalton Rapattoni and Trent Harmon are essentially tied for second place, say our contest entrants. Both male singers currently have 4/1 odds to win, though Dalton’s percentage (20%) is just slightly higher than Trent’s (19%).

Of the Final 3, it’s worth noting that Dalton was in America’s bottom two last week, while La’Porsha appeared in the bottom two yesterday. Could that mean that our third-place pick Trent actually has the most support from America overall? Either way, this final week of “Idol” is sure to be a nailbiter.

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Can YOU take down our top-scoring reader Benutty to earn bragging rights and a place on our Season 15 leaderboard? For the entire season so far, he has leading 87% accuracy and 18,905 points, but there is still time left to play in our contest.

In our “American Idol” predictions center, you get to answer the following questions before the series finale airs on Fox Thursday at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET.:

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At the end of the season, 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.

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.

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Who will win Season 15? Making your “American Idol” predictions is fun and easy. Just log into your Gold Derby account (or you can register for a free account via Facebook) and then start casting your votes to the right or at the bottom of this post.

Gold Derby readers 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 forecasts throughout the week, just click “Save Predictions” when you’ve settled on your choice.

You’ll compete to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate and a place of honor on our leaderboard. Be sure to read our contest rules and sound off on the current season of “American Idol” in Gold Derby’s reality TV forum.

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