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Odds for King or Queen of Westeros at the end of Game of Thrones

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Odds for King or Queen of Westeros at the end of Game of ThronesThe final seven episodes of Game of Thrones will kick off on April 14, and let me tell you, I’m excited. After reading the books the show is based on, I could not wait to see how the story turned out. Because George R.R. Martin is too busy counting his money to finish writing the story, we’ll have to depend on the hit HBO show to wrap up the story for us. For those who want to make the show more interesting, we have odds from Bodog on who will finish the show on the throne.

High up in the odds are all of the remaining Stark children. Bran, or as he prefers to be called, the new Three Eyed Raven, is the odds on favorite to be King of Westeros at 2/3 odds. Some theories have it that he and the Night King (10/1) are one and the same, or that he will use his ability to warg to take control of the situation. Considering his impressive abilities, he’s a solid bet, if he decides to give up his day job as a creepy teenager.

The other Stark kids, Jon Snow (6/1), Sansa Stark (8/1) and Arya Stark (18/1) also come in with high odds. They’ve all had very different paths to get to get to season 8, and really good cases could be made for the current King in the North and the classic hero in Jon, or the rising politician in Sansa. Arya seems more likely to go off and become a serial killer, so maybe not her.

Oddsshark has made a case for Gendry (15/1), the alleged bastard son of the late king Robert Baratheon. It would come out of left field to have a character who’s been absent for four season become king, but it also wouldn’t be the biggest twist the story has seen.

Tyrion Lannister (10/1) comes in at better odds. Let’s be honest though, as much as it would make people happy, good things don’t often happen often on this show for good people, so he’s not a likely king at all.

Which brings us to his sister and the current queen, Cersei Lannister (25/1). She’s the longest odds I’ll bother to comment on, but she would also be my bet. Game of Thrones is famously a subversion of fantasy tropes, killing off heroes unexpectedly and sending viewers down paths they didn’t really want to go. Martin told the showrunners how the story is supposed to end, and they are supposedly sticking to it, mostly. If I learned anything from the books and the show, it’s that I can expect the most miserable ending imaginable. That would mean Cersei surviving the war with the Night King, when everyone else falls.

Bodog has odds for basically every other character still alive on the show, which you can see below in full.

Who Will Rule Westeros At The End Of Season 8 Of Game Of Thrones?

Bran Stark 2/3
Jon Snow 6/1
Sansa Stark 8/1
Jon and Daenerys’ Child 10/1
The Night King 10/1
Tyrion Lannister 10/1
Daenerys Targaryen 12/1
Gendry 15/1
Arya Stark 18/1
Cersei Lannister 25/1
Samwell Tarly 33/1
Jaime Lannister 40/1
Davos 80/1
Euron Greyjoy 100/1
Varys 100/1
Beric Dondarrion 100/1
Brienne of Tarth 100/1
Bronn 100/1
Daario Naharis 100/1
Jaqun H’ghar 100/1
Jorah Mormont 100/1
Melisandre 100/1
Petyr Baelish 100/1
The Hound 100/1
Theon Greyjoy 100/1
Yara Greyjoy 100/1
Tormund Giantsbane 125/1
Gilly 150/1
The Mountain 150/1

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