‘Survivor 44’ winner predictions: Danny Massa takes the lead ahead of Episode 4

Who will win “Survivor 44”? The new season premiered Wednesday, March 1, 2023 on CBS with a two-hour episode that introduced the 18 castaways in three tribes competing for the title. All season long, Gold Derby readers will be making their “Survivor” winner predictions for which contestant they think will go the distance and claim the $1 million grand prize. Below, see a snapshot in time of our racetrack odds for Season 44, Episode 4.

As of this writing, firefighter Danny Massa is viewers’ early pick to win. He is fully engaged in his “Survivor” experience, finding a real idol in the bird cage and hiding a fake idol that was later discovered by Matt Blankinship. Per our users, Danny’s closest rivals at this early stage are Carson Garrett, Yamil ‘Yam Yam’ Arocho and Brandon Cottom.

#1. Danny Massa — 37/10 odds
32-year old firefighter from New York

#2. Carson Garrett — 39/10 odds
20-year old aerospace student from Atlanta

#3. Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho — 9/2 odds
32-year old firefighter from New York

#4. Brandon Cottom — 9/1 odds
30-year old security specialist from Pennsylvania

#5. Carolyn Wiger — 10/1 odds
35-year old drug counselor from Minnesota

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#6. Heidi Lagares-Greenblatt — 15/1 odds
43-year old engineer from Pittsburgh

#7. Matthew Grinstead-Mayle — 16/1 odds
43-year old barbershop owner from Ohio

#8. Frannie Marin — 25/1 odds
23-year old research coordinator from Boston

#9. Lauren Harpe — 48/1 odds
31-year old educator from Texas

#10. Matt Blankinship — 62/1 odds
27-year old software engineer from San Francisco

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#11. Jaime Lynn Ruiz — 100/1 odds
35-year old consultant and yogi from Arizona

#12. Kane Fritzler — 100/1 odds
25-year old law graduate from Canada

#13. Josh Wilder — 100/1 odds
34-year old surgeon from Atlanta

#14. Sarah Wade — 100/1 odds
27-year old consultant from Chicago

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