Guest Predictions: How did Rich Smith do?

We asked NewsThump editor Rich Smith 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).

Nigel Farage vs Rebekah Brooks

Rich’s Prediction: Farage 70%- 30% Brooks

Correct score: Farage 86% – 14% Brooks

Correct winner: 5 points

Rupert Murdoch vs Kelvin MacKenzie

Rich’s prediction: Murdoch 75% – 25% Mackenzie

Correct score: Murdoch 72% – 28% MacKenzie

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Louise Mensch vs Philip Hammond

Rich’s prediction: Mensch 80% – 20% Hammond

Correct Score: Mensch 88%- 12% Hammond

Correct winner: 5 points

Liam Fox vs Richard Littlejohn

Rich’s prediction: Fox 40% – 60% Littlejohn

Correct score: Fox 45% – 55% Littlejohn

Correct winner: 5 points

Piers Morgan vs Tony Blair

Rich’s Prediction: Morgan 65% – 35% Blair

Correct score: Morgan 72% – 28% Blair

Correct winner: 5 points

Theresa May vs Boris Johnson

Rich’s Prediction May 55% – 45% Johnson

Correct score: May 39% – 61% Johnson

Nil points

Jeremy Hunt vs Iain Duncan Smith

Rich’s prediction: Hunt 60% – 40% IDS

Correct score: Hunt 61% – 39% IDS

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Michael Gove vs Toby Young

Rich’s prediction: Gove 80% – 20% Young

Correct score: Gove 78% – 22% Young

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Melanie Phillips vs Katie Hopkins

Rich’s prediction: Phillips 20% – 80% Hopkins

Correct score: Phillips 9% – 91% Hopkins

Correct winner: 5 points

Paul Dacre vs Mike Ashley

Rich’s prediction: Dacre 65% – 35% Ashley

Correct score: Dacre 72% – 28% Ashley

Correct winner: 5 points

Rich scores 51 points!

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Predictions League Standings

1. xxxy 59

2. Unnamed Insider 54

3. Paul Auntie 53

4. Rich Smith 51

5. Jason Spacey 48

6. Summer Ray 46

7. The Sun Apologies 41

7. Gary Stanton 41

8. Oonagh Keating 37

8. Jim Smallman 37

8. Sir Michael 37

9. Professor Jack Darcy 35

10. Doc Hackenbush 32

11. Tiernan Douieb 24

12. Otto English 22

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