‘Survivor: Second Chance’: 3 dark horses to win are Tasha Fox, Keith Nale, Kimmi Kappenberg

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Of the 16 “Survivor: Second Chance” castaways still in the running to win the $1 million prize, Gold Derby’s readers predict that Kelley Wentworth will triumph. However, you’d be foolish to discount these three dark horse players who could win it all: Tasha Fox, Keith Nale and Kimmi Kappenberg. After reading my analysis below, go and make your “Survivor” predictions for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate each and every week. It’s fun and easy, so get started by scrolling down to predict which castaway will be kicked off the island next.

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Tasha Fox
Coming into the season Tasha seemed like an unlikely contender to win “Survivor: Second Chance” given her steep competition, but has truly returned to win it all. From the start of the season, Tasha has seemingly crafted a very social game like the one utilized by Sandra in both of her winning seasons. Saying that, Tasha has also proven herself to be a threat at challenges as well this season and is a team player in every sense of the phrase while creating a seemingly solid alliance that could go very far in this game. If she continues on this trajectory, she could easily find herself in the finale this season. In short, Tasha has become one to watch in Cambodia. Gold Derby odds to win: 100/1

Keith Nale
Another castaway that is flying under the radar thus far is Keith. While Keith may not be a powerhouse player at challenges and is not shown doing much at the camp, Keith is still around and seems to have bonded with his tribe. It is yet to be seen how strategic Keith’s gameplay is this season, but if it’s similar to his last appearance it could take him to the finale. Plus, if Keith finds an immunity idol like he did on “Survivor: San Juan del Sur,” it will provide greater longevity in the course of the season. In short, Keith might be one of the biggest surprise contenders if he plays his cards right. Gold Derby odds to win: 100/1

Kimmi Kappenberg
Last but not least we have Kimmi, who had been an early exit in her original season and mostly remembered for the argument with Alicia over poultry. That and her lively and emotional nature resulted in initial poor odds for her in this second chance. This season, Kimmi seemingly has embraced the importance of alliances and like many contestants has bonded with her tribe. Kimmi also has reigned in the unpredictability from her initial season, which has surprised fans thus far. Yet, one has to wonder when Bayon’s winning streak will end since the winning streak of her tribe in “Survivor: The Australian Outback” led to her elimination. Will history repeat itself? Gold Derby odds to win: 100/1

Check out the overall Season 31 leaderboard to the right. Currently our #1 “Survivor” predictor is Eeric with overall 88% accuracy and 19,821 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 here and don’t forget to update YOUR predictions here.

To vote for who you think will be voted out next, drag your chosen castaways 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 readers think Woo will be out, 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.

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

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Who’s going home next? Making your “Survivor” 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) and then start casting your votes.

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.

Get started by making your prediction as to which castaway will be voted off the island next by using our easy drag-and-drop menu below our podcast with the latest castoff. And be sure to sound off on the current season of “Survivor” in Gold Derby’s reality TV forum.

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