Odds are incredibly good that at least one beloved character will die during Season 6 of Game of Thrones. In fact, if we're being honest, numerous people are going to die during Season 6, and some of those deaths will affect the audience more than others. Some of them will be gross, some will be horrific and some will be minor and quickly forgotten. But if you are wondering who might be most likely to die in the upcoming season, we can’t give you specifics, but we can give you gambling odds. Behold, the 10 most popular characters to bet on when thinking about Game of Thrones deaths.
Jorah Mormont: 1/1
Honestly, looking at these numbers I have to say, “What the fuck, gamblers?” Do you even watch Game of Thrones? Rickon and Osha haven’t even been around in forever. If they were to die, it would probably be a sidenote in a conversation that one more prominent character had with another. Sure, it's possible Rickon might be back this season, but should he be high on the list of people likely to die? I'd say not. Yet, even though there is literally only one
Some of these potential deaths, which come from Online Gambling, could very well happen. Roose Bolton’s chances of making it to the Game of Thrones finale seem slim. Ellaria Sand has been playing with fire (or poison, rather) for a while now. Then there’s Balon Greyjoy, a character who isn’t onscreen much but kind-of sucks. Now that his brothers are reportedly entering the picture, Season 6 could be the end for Theon’s nasty parent.
Like Tommen, there are a few other likely names that made their way onto this list, but who are considered more of longshots in terms of possible death...
Tommen Baratheon: 15/1
I’m pretty confident Sansa Stark is going to weather this storm of white walkers, not to mention the bullshit people she has had to deal with, but hey, that’s why you go for the big payoff, right?
We won’t have too much longer to wait to find out. Winter might be coming on the HBO drama, but it’s nearly over here, which means we only have a few short weeks before Game of Thrones hits the schedule on April 24 at 9 p.m. ET. Check out what we do know about the upcoming episodes, here.