Late Rally Lifts Chiefs, Coach Reid to Super Bowl Victory

February 2, 2020
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Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on Feb. 02, 2020 in Miami, Fla. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Game completed Sunday:

KC 31 SF 20
9 players had game winner correct

Our Game:

Congratulations to Wes, as his Chiefs win prediction maintained his first place position, with no changes on the podium for Michael, Sheryl and John, respectively. Wes’s NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! win was his first.

I hope all players enjoyed this NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other football fans! Thank you for playing! ~ Michael

For download (PDF): NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2020

Prizes
🥇 $65.00 🥈 $32.50 🥉 $19.50 💰 $13.00

Overall
🥇 Wes Zetaruk 259
🥈 Michael Poplawski 258
🥉 Sheryl Johnson 249
💰 John Lo 235
5 Casey Farrell 205
6 Edward Mick 197
7 Joel Palmer 196
8 John Woycheshin 133
9 Shaun Johnson 130
10 Logan Zetaruk 119
11 Ed Ho 110
12 Petr Havlik 109
13 Terry Appleby 98
Super Bowl
1 Logan Zetaruk 90
2 Casey Farrell 85
3 Sheryl Johnson 75
4 Joel Palmer 70
5 John Lo 65
6 Wes Zetaruk 60
Michael Poplawski 60
8 Edward Mick 55
Terry Appleby 55
10 Petr Havlik 0
Ed Ho 0
John Woycheshin 0
Shaun Johnson 0
Conference Championships
1 Sheryl Johnson 86
2 Casey Farrell 80
3 Wes Zetaruk 78
Shaun Johnson 78
5 Michael Poplawski 76
6 John Lo 74
7 Edward Mick 62
8 Petr Havlik 48
9 John Woycheshin 46
10 Joel Palmer 44
11 Ed Ho 26
12 Terry Appleby 0
Logan Zetaruk 0
Divisional Playoffs
1 Sheryl Johnson 55
2 John Woycheshin 53
3 Michael Poplawski 52
4 Edward Mick 49
Wes Zetaruk 49
Ed Ho 49
7 Joel Palmer 48
8 Shaun Johnson 33
9 Terry Appleby 26
10 Logan Zetaruk 25
11 Casey Farrell 24
12 John Lo 22
13 Petr Havlik 12
Wild Card Games
1 John Lo 74
2 Wes Zetaruk 72
3 Michael Poplawski 70
4 Petr Havlik 49
5 Ed Ho 35
6 Joel Palmer 34
John Woycheshin 34
8 Sheryl Johnson 33
9 Edward Mick 31
10 Shaun Johnson 19
11 Terry Appleby 17
12 Casey Farrell 16
13 Logan Zetaruk 4

NFL Playoffs


Djokovic Comes Back Against Thiem to Secure 8th Australian and 17th Major

February 2, 2020
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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Austria’s Dominic Thiem in the men’s singles final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on Sunday. (Dita Alangkara/The Associated Press)

Match completed Sunday (Australian time):

DJO 3 THI 2
5 players had match winner correct
2 players (John, Ed) had match score correct

Our Game

Congratulations to John upon winning his third straight tennis Prediction Challenge! (The upcoming French Open might make it a Prediction Challenge Slam!) John’s perfect Men’s Final prediction sealed his lead entering the match. Ed also predicted the final exactly correctly to finish second, while Michael rounded out the podium in third.

I hope all players enjoyed this Australian Open Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other tennis fans! Thank you for playing! ~ Michael

For download (PDF): Australian Open Prediction Challenge! 2020

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50

Overall
🥇 John Lo 283
🥈 Ed Mick 250
🥉 Michael Poplawski 219
4 Serene Ford 198
5 Eva Kafkova 191
6 Wes Zetaruk 115
7 Petr Havlik 68
Men’s Final
1 Serene Ford 100
John Lo 100
Ed Mick 100
4 Michael Poplawski 85
5 Eva Kafkova 70
6 Wes Zetaruk 5
7 Petr Havlik 0
Women’s Final
1 John Lo 100
2 Ed Mick 70
Eva Kafkova 70
4 Michael Poplawski 0
Wes Zetaruk 0
Serene Ford 0
Petr Havlik 0
Semifinals
1 Wes Zetaruk 60
2 John Lo 47
3 Serene Ford 44
Michael Poplawski 44
Ed Mick 44
6 Petr Havlik 18
7 Eva Kafkova 1
Quarterfinals
1 Michael Poplawski 90
2 Serene Ford 54
3 Petr Havlik 50
Eva Kafkova 50
Wes Zetaruk 50
6 John Lo 36
Ed Mick 36


Super Bowl Predictions

February 2, 2020

Super_Bowl_LIVThe Chiefs are the overwhelming favourite of our players in our game with the four players in prize spots picking them to win, and nine of our thirteen players overall.

Good luck, and enjoy the game!

Overall Standings through Conference Championships Super Bowl LIV Prediction
1 Wes Zetaruk 199 KC by 3
2 Michael Poplawski 198 KC by 3
3 Sheryl Johnson 174 KC by 6
4 John Lo 170 KC by 4
5 Edward Mick 142 KC by 2
6 John Woycheshin 133 SF by 10
7 Shaun Johnson 130 SF by 10
8 Joel Palmer 126 KC by 17
9 Casey Farrell 120 KC by 14
10 Ed Ho 110 SF by 10
11 Petr Havlik 109 SF by 31
12 Terry Appleby 43 KC by 2
13 Logan Zetaruk 29 KC by 9

Prizes
🥇 $65.00 🥈 $32.50 🥉 $19.50 🍍 $13.00

For download (PDF): NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2020 Super Bowl Predictions

NFL Playoffs


Men’s Final Predictions

February 1, 2020

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Novak Djokovic is our strong favourite to capture his eighth Australian Open championship Sunday.

Good luck, and enjoy the match!

For download (PDF): Australian Open Prediction Challenge! 2020 Men’s Final Predictions

Match Picks Average # of Sets
THI 2 DJO 5 4.14

 


Kenin Wins First Major at Age 21

February 1, 2020
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday. (Lee Jin-man/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Saturday (Australian time):

KEN 2 MUG 0
3 players had match winner correct
1 player (John) had match score correct

Our Game

John’s correct prediction of Saturday’s Women’s Final has put him into the lead in our game. Ed has now moved into second place with Kenin’s win, while Michael still holds on to a podium spot in third place.

For download (PDF): Australian Open Prediction Challenge! 2020 Women’s Final

Overall
1 John Lo 183
2 Ed Mick 150
3 Michael Poplawski 134
4 Eva Kafkova 121
5 Wes Zetaruk 110
6 Serene Ford 98
7 Petr Havlik 68
Women’s Final
1 John Lo 100
2 Ed Mick 70
Eva Kafkova 70
4 Michael Poplawski 0
Wes Zetaruk 0
Serene Ford 0
Petr Havlik 0
Semifinals
1 Wes Zetaruk 60
2 John Lo 47
3 Serene Ford 44
Michael Poplawski 44
Ed Mick 44
6 Petr Havlik 18
7 Eva Kafkova 1
Quarterfinals
1 Michael Poplawski 90
2 Serene Ford 54
3 Petr Havlik 50
Eva Kafkova 50
Wes Zetaruk 50
6 John Lo 36
Ed Mick 36

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50


Women’s Final Predictions

January 31, 2020

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The Women’s Final promises some intrigue, reflected well in our predictions, as all four possible outcomes are represented.

Good luck, and enjoy the matches!

For download (PDF): Australian Open Prediction Challenge! 2020 Women’s Final Predictions

Match Picks Average # of Sets
KEN 3 MUG 4 2.43

 


Super Bowl Prediction Form Now Available

January 31, 2020

Image result for SUPER BOWL LIV LOGOThe Super Bowl Prediction Form is now available; please submit your prediction by 10 AM on Super Bowl Sunday.

Good luck!


Semifinals Results: Thiem to Meet Djokovic Sunday

January 31, 2020
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Austria’s Dominic Thiem celebrates after defeating Germany’s Alexander Zverev in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (Lee Jin-man/AP)

Matches completed Friday (Australian time):

THI 3 ZVE 1
Five players had match winner correct
Four players had match score correct

Our Game

Wes was the winner of the second round of four in our game, having two match winners correct and the scores matching up in both cases. Michael continues to lead our game overall while Serene continues to occupy a podium spot.

For download (PDF): Australian Open Prediction Challenge! 2020 Semifinals

Overall
1 Michael Poplawski 134
2 Wes Zetaruk 110
3 Serene Ford 98
4 John Lo 83
5 Ed Mick 80
6 Petr Havlik 68
7 Eva Kafkova 51
Semifinals
Men Women
THI 3-1 ZVE BAR 0-2 KEN
FED 0-3 DJO HAL 0-2 MUG
1 Wes Zetaruk 60
2 John Lo 47
3 Serene Ford 44
Michael Poplawski 44
Ed Mick 44
6 Petr Havlik 18
7 Eva Kafkova 1
Quarterfinals
1 Michael Poplawski 90
2 Serene Ford 54
3 Petr Havlik 50
Eva Kafkova 50
Wes Zetaruk 50
6 John Lo 36
Ed Mick 36

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50


Women’s Final and Men’s Final Prediction Forms are Now Available

January 30, 2020

Australian Open LogoThe Women’s Final Prediction Form and the Men’s Final Prediction Form are now available. (The Men’s Final Prediction Form will be updated as the winner of the last semifinal is confirmed.)

Please submit your predictions before the deadlines shown on each form.

The Prediction Challenges web site will be updated with results and standings information as the tournament continues to proceed.  (The last submission of a form will be the one used if you submit more than once.)

Good luck, and enjoy the tennis!


Semifinals Thursday: Kenin to Meet Muguruza, Djokovic dismisses Federer

January 30, 2020
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Switzerland’s Roger Federer, right, congratulates Serbia’s Novak Djokovic on winning their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday. (Andy Brownbill/The Associated Press)

Matches completed Thursday (Australian time):

KEN 2 BAR 0
No players had match winner correct
No players had match score correct

MUG 2 HAL 0
One player (Michael) had match winner correct
No players had match score correct

DJO 3 FED 0
Five players had match winner correct
One player (Wes) had match score correct

For download (PDF): Australian Open Prediction Challenge! 2020 Semifinals Thursday

Overall
1 Michael Poplawski 114
2 Wes Zetaruk 90
3 Serene Ford 81
4 Petr Havlik 77
5 John Lo 63
6 Ed Mick 60
7 Eva Kafkova 50
Semifinals
Men Women
THI – ZVE BAR 0-2 KEN
FED 0-3 DJO HAL 0-2 MUG
1 Wes Zetaruk 40
2 Serene Ford 27
Petr Havlik 27
John Lo 27
5 Michael Poplawski 24
Ed Mick 24
7 Eva Kafkova 0

Prizes
🥇 $35.00 🥈 $24.50 🥉 $10.50