Day: September 14, 2016

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Guest Predictions: How did Jim Smallman do?

We asked writer and stand-up comedian Jim Smallman to predict the results of the weekend’s fixtures. The results are in, so let’s have a look at how he did.

10 points are awarded for getting the result bang on the money, 5 points for predicting the correct winner and 2 bonus points for getting within 5% of the score (Only if the correct winner is predicted).

 

Rupert Murdoch vs Melanie Phillips

Jim’s prediction: Murdoch 72% – 28% Phillips

Correct score: Murdoch 92% – 8% Phillips

Correct winner: 5 points

Philip Hammond vs Iain Duncan Smith

Jim’s prediction: Hammond 49% – 51% IDS

Correct score: Hammond 11% – 89% IDS

Correct winner: 5 points

Louise Mensch vs Liam Fox

Jim’s prediction: Mensch 58% – 42% Fox

Correct score: Mensch 56% – 44% Fox

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Paul Dacre vs Theresa May

Jim’s prediction: Dacre 35% – 65% May

Correct score: Dacre 60% – 40% May

Nil points

Michael Gove vs Boris Johnson

Jim’s prediction: Gove 57% – 43% Johnson

Correct score: Gove 65% – 35% Johnson

Correct winner: 5 points

Katie Hopkins vs Richard Littlejohn

Jim’s prediction: Hopkins 71% – 29% Littlejohn

Correct score: Hopkins 84% – 16% Littlejohn

Correct winner: 5 points

Kelvin MacKenzie vs Toby Young

Jim’s prediction: MacKenzie 90% – 10% Young

Correct score: MacKenzie 84% 16% Young

Correct winner: 5 points

Mike Ashley vs Nigel Farage

Jim’s prediction: Ashley 38% – 62% Farage

Correct score: Ashley 20% – 80% Farage

Correct winner: 5 points

Piers Morgan vs Jeremy Hunt

Jim’s prediction: Morgan 51% – 49% Hunt

Correct score: Morgan 32% – 68% Hunt

Nil points

Tony Blair vs Rebekah Brooks

Jim’s prediction: Blair 67% – 33% Brooks

Correct score: Blair 43% – 57% Brooks

Nil points

Jim scores 37 points!

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