After finishing just ahead of the eliminated team on last week’s episode of “The Amazing Race,” Shamir and Sara are back in the hot seat. This pairing is predicted to be last to the mat with 4/11 racetrack odds of being eliminated.
Who do you think will be eliminated next? There’s still time to make your predictions in our weekly event. Keep reading for my analysis of the teams and who you think will go home in “The Amazing Race” Season 29, Episode 3, “Bucket Lists.”
Shamir and Sara, #TheSandSExpress [Leg 1: 5th; Leg 2: 9th] – Odds of Elimination: 4/9
Wall Street banker Shamir Arzeno, 28, was on the lookout for a looker and went with Sara Fowler, a 27-year-old realtor from Baltimore
London and Logan, #TeamLoLo [Leg 1 Result: 8th; Leg 2: 8th] – Odds of Elimination: 12/1
Artist London Kaye, 27, found a perfect model in Logan Bauer, a medical devices salesman. They are the same age and their names start with the same two letters. Will LoLo end up in love?
Brooke and Scott, #TeamBrookeandScott [Leg 1: 4th; Leg 2: 6th] – Odds of Elimination: 12/1
Flanary, 34, may have known his way around the city but he took a misstep when he selected Brooke Camhi, 36, a high-powered criminal attorney. They rubbed each other the wrong way from minute one.
Liz and Michael, #TeamLizandMike [Leg 1: 10th; Leg 2: 1st] – Odds of Elimination: 12/1
Michael Radbo, 37, ditched corporate life to be a butcher. He liked the cut of Liz Espey, 24, a fifth generation livestock auctioneer.
Vanck and Ashton, #TeamVankandAston [Leg 1: 7th; Leg 2: 2nd] – Odds of Elimination: 14/1
Financial analyst Vanck Zhu, 28, opted for beauty to match his brains and picked Texas realtor Ashton Theiss, 25, who was obviously underwhelmed with her partner.
Tara and Joey, #TeamMomandDad [Leg 1: 6th; Leg 2: 7th] – Odds of Elimination: 25/1
Army officer Tara Carr, 38, threw Joey Covino, 46, a lifeline and picked him despite his being the last to qualify. They are the oldest contestants on the race.
Becca and Floyd, #TeamFun – 15% [Leg 1: 2nd; Leg 2: 5th] – Odds of Elimination: 33/1
Rock climbing instructor Rebecca Droz, 26, chose fellow Coloradan, Floyd Pierce who, at 21, is the youngest contestant on the race. She dubs this college student “Urkel” and he is the one who find the only Express Pass in his luggage.
Matt and Redmond, #TheBoys [Leg 1: 3rd; Leg 2: 3rd] – Odds of Elimination: 100/1
Matt Ladley, 25, is a professional snowboarder who won gold at the 2016 X-Games. He chose Redmond Ramos, a 28-year-old Navy vet who lost a leg to an IED in Afghanistan.
Seth and Olive, #TeamAmerica – [Leg 1: 1st; Leg 2: 4th] – Odds of Elimination: 100/1
Seth Tyler, 37, is a police officer in Bellevue, WA, who won the challenge at the outset. He chose Olive Beauregard, a 24-year-old firefighter from Providence, RI. They won the first leg but faltered in the second.
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