We hunkered down with our American Idol experts to look at the chances of eight favorite contestants. Don’t forget: Even if they’re voted off in their semifinal round, there’s always the wild card.
Allison Iraheta Sorry, Allison. Pink-haired ladies don’t fare well in Idol-land (see: Vanessa Olivarez).
Matt Giraud We like Matt Giraud, but Lil Rounds has gotten so much airtime she could kill a puppy and still make the top 12.
Anoop Desai Danny Gokey might be the judges’ fave, but Anoop’s got the chops and the best name since ”Ruuuben!”