‘Big Brother’ WTF moment: Should Shelli Poole be evicted for throwing HOH comp?

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If Shelli Poole gets evicted this week on “Big Brother,” as 43% of our readers predict, she has only herself to blame. After winning Head of Household twice, this ultra competitor decided to throw this week’s HOH comp because she didn’t want to be seen as a threat. Will this move cost her the game? Hurry — make your predictions for the rest of Week 6 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 who’ll be evicted next.

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According to Week 6’s exclusive Gold Derby odds that are derived from the predictions made by users like you, Shelli has the best chance of being evicted at 27/10 odds. Second place goes to her partner in crime Clay Honeycutt, who has 17/10 odds of going home.

Fellow Sixth Senser Austin Matelson comes in third place to get the boot with odds of 6/1, followed by Gold Derby’s predicted winner Vanessa Rousso in fourth place at 25/1 odds.

Shelli could have avoided this disaster by winning the HOH competition, but she threw the challenge on purpose because she didn’t want to be seen as a physical threat. She had made a public deal with James Huling that she and Clay wouldn’t go up on the block, but James revoked the deal during the ceremony when he nominated them both.

Check out the overall Season 17 leaderboard to the right. Currently our #1 “Big Brother” predictor is Eeric with overall 84% accuracy and 99,515 points, but there are still many weeks left to play in our contest and be eligible to win our weekly and overall season prizes. See our contest rules.

Will James’ plan of splitting up Clelli work, or will Shelli or Clay win the Veto competition and mess up his plans?

In our “Big Brother” predictions center, you get to answer the following questions for the rest of Week 6:

Who will win the Veto competition?

Will the Veto be used?

Which houseguest will be evicted?

Who will win ‘Big Brother’?

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 “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Survivor.”

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 “Big Brother” button, you’ll see something like this:

To vote for who you think will be eliminated next, drag your chosen contestant over from the left to the right. For example, if you think Shelli will get the boot, make sure you put her in first place.

Every time someone logs their predictions, the racetrack odds of the contestants are automatically updated. If the majority of users think Shelli will go home, that means she’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.

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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 houseguest will be eliminated next. And be sure to sound off on the current season of “Big Brother” in Gold Derby’s reality TV forum.


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