PH bet Catriona Gray is the early favorite to win Miss Universe 2018 according to various pageant-related websites and YouTube channels.
Global Beauties is the first to release their list of favorites:
Other pageant-related sites and channels also picked the Philippine delegate as the front-runner:
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Miss Universe 2018 @sierabearchell 's Top 16 Pre-Arrival Picks! Siera competed in Miss Universe 2016 representing Canada 🇨🇦 where she finished in the Top 9. ✨. So she is someone who knows the game! Here is her Pre-Arrival list: 16| Australia 🇦🇺: @francesca.hung 15| Costa Rica 🇨🇷: @natalia.carvajal_ 14| Curacao 🇨🇼: @akiishaa 13| Spain 🇪🇸: @angelaponceofficial 12| Thailand 🇹🇭: @ningsophidaa 11| Venezuela 🇻🇪: @sthefanygutierrez1 10| Vietnam 🇻🇳: @hhennie.official 09| India 🇮🇳: @nehalchudasama9 08| Canada 🇨🇦: @stepien.magdalena 07| Ecuador 🇪🇨: @virginialimongis 06| South Africa 🇿🇦: @tamaryngreen 05| USA 🇺🇸: @sarahrosesummers 04| Peru 🇵🇪: @romilozano 03| Puerto Rico 🇵🇷: @kiara.lizpr 02| Colombia 🇨🇴: @valeriamoralesd 01| Philippines 🇵🇭: @catriona_gray Do you agree with her? Comment! #missuniverse #missuniverse2018 #pageantology
The 67th edition of the most prestigious pageant in the world is now happening in Bangkok, Thailand, as the candidates arrive one by one at the Suvarnabhumi Airport. The coronation night is scheduled on December 17, 2018, at Impact, Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok, where Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa will crown her successor.