Wendell Holland is readers’ pick to win ‘Survivor: Ghost Island’ after surviving Kellyn Bechtold’s attempted blindside

According to our exclusive “Survivor: Ghost Island” predictions, Wendell Holland will receive the $1 million check for Season 36 after surviving Kellyn Bechtold‘s attempted blindside in the most recent episode. Wendell currently tops our winners chart with leading 7/5 odds as we head into the final stretch of “Ghost Island” episodes. The penultimate hour, titled “Always Be Moving,” airs Wednesday, May 16 while the season finale and reunion show is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23.

Wendell’s time on the island nearly came to an end in the loved ones episode when Kellyn rallied the other Naviti girls to send him home after their original target, Domenick Abbate, wound up winning immunity. Kellyn, Angela Perkins and Chelsea Townsend feared that Wendell and Domenick were too powerful, and that one or both had hidden idols, which helped clinch their plan to vote for Wendell. However, things didn’t end up going according to plan.

Kellyn’s group failed to anticipate that Malolo swing voters Laurel Johnson and Donathan Hurley would betray the girls’ alliance and instead side with the three boys: Wendell, Domenick and Sebastian Noel. As Chelsea told us in our exit interview, “I hoped my pitch to them that Wendell was the biggest threat in the game and had an idol would speak to them. When Wendell didn’t play his idol I got super hopeful I had just pulled off an epic blindside, but unfortunately Laurel just couldn’t step up to the plate to make a big play.”

Following Wendell on our winner’s chart, Domenick comes in second place to win with 3/1 odds, followed by Laurel in third at 9/2 odds, Kellyn in fourth at 15/2 odds, and Donathan in fifth at 25/1 odds. (See more “Survivor” odds and rankings.) On the flip side, both Kellyn (8/5) and Sebastian (13/5) are in danger of being voted out in next Wednesday’s episode, say our readers. Do you agree or disagree with those predictions?

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