The 11 ‘Game of Thrones’ characters most likely to die next, ranked

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow.
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“Game of Thrones” has a reputation for startling penultimate episodes. With season six’s ninth episode, “Battle of the Bastards,” approaching this weekend, all signs point toward a few bloody goodbyes.

Who will fall in the war for the North between Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon)? With trial by combat banned, will Cersei (Lena Headey) be sentenced to death by the Faith Militant or does she have something else in mind? And who will be lost in the siege on Meereen?

Betting site BoyleSports has assigned the odds of dying for several fan-favorite “Thrones” characters.

Here are the 11 characters BoyleSports ranked most likely to kick the bucket on this weekend’s episode:


11. Theon Greyjoy (16/1)

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Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy.
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HBO

Reunited with his sister, odds are looking good for Theon.


10. Tyrion Lannister (16/1)

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Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister.
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HBO

With Dany’s last-minute arrival to Meereen, Tyrion looks safe for now.


9. Jaime Lannister (10/1)

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jamie Lannister.
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Macall B. Polay/HBO

The odds are in Jaime Lannister’s favor after seizing Riverrun.


8. Jon Snow (9/1)

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow.
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HBO

Jon Snow is riding into the Battle of the Bastards as the favorite.


7. Bronn (9/1)

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Jerome Flynn as Bronn.
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HBO

Bronn would seem in the clear now that Riverrun has fallen to the Lannisters, but things can change quickly in Westeros.


6. Margaery Tyrell (8/1)

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Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell.
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Is Margaery playing a dangerous game with the Faith Militant?


5. Melisandre (11/2)

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Carice Van Houten as Melisandre.
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HBO

Staying in the shadows since bringing Jon Snow back from death, Melisandre might be primed to give up the necklace and die a natural death. That would certainly wrap up the shocking opening of the season.


4. Tommen Baratheon (9/2)

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Dean-Charles Chapman as Tommen.
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HBO

What can befall a king who double-crosses his own mother? A lot.


3. Brienne of Tarth (9/2)

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Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth.
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Helen Sloan/HBO

Will she ultimately give her life to the Starks in the Battle of the Bastards?


2. Cersei Lannister (11/4)

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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister.
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Helen Sloan/HBO

Will her trial end in death? That’s certainly where it seems headed, though Cersei has been an ace at surviving so far.


1. Ramsay Bolton (1/3)

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Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton.
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HBO

Will he feel the cold steel of Jon Snow’s blade during the Battle of the Bastards? Given the immense fan hatred for the sadistic character, it would certainly be applauded.

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