Wednesday, November 9, 2016

So, How Are My 2016 Predictions Going?

Here are my 2016 predictions I made in January 2016 and how they are turning out, especially after the presidential elections:

So, with a couple beers in the tummy and a blank crystal ball and brain, I make the following predications for 2016:
1.  The Carolina Panthers will win the 50th Super Bowl.  False
2.  They will cover the point spread. False

3.  If you take the "over" in the number of points scored for the game, you will win. False 
4.  Payton Manning will announce his retirement in 2016. True
5.  Cam Newton wins the Super bowl MVP. False 
6.  My team, the Milwaukee Bucks will make the NBA playoffs but will go out in the first round.  False 
7.  Golden state wins the NBA championship. False
8. Stephen Curry is the NBA MVP True
9.  My team, the Milwaukee Brewers will not make the playoffs. True
10.  The Milwaukee Brewers will win 76 games, give or take 5 games on either end. True
11. the Kansas Royals will not repeat as World Series champs.
12.Another small market team will win the World Series. False
13. Donald Trump will not win the GOP nomination. False
14.  Marco Rubio will. False
15.  Hillary Clinton will be indicted on misdemeanors relating to her e-mail scandal. False 
16.  Hillary will plead guilty to 1-3 misdemeanors and  does not go to jail. False 
17.  She will not drop out the presidential race. True
18.  She wins the Democrat nomination for president. True
19.  President Rubio. False 
20.  Dr. Joe Heck will win another term in the U.S. house of Representatives.  False
21.  A Republican will replace senile/liar/coward  Harry Reid as Senator in Nevada. False
22. Oil prices will go down to $22 give or take a barrel before they start going up again. False
23.  Average gas prices will fall to about $1.65 a gallon in the U.S.. false
24.  1 former president of the U.S. will die this year. False so far
25. 1 Pope will die this year. False so far
26.  Kmart/Sears will close at least 25 stores this year. True
27.  The GOP will continue to hold the U.S. House. True
28.  The GOP will retain the U.S. Senate. True
29.  The Simpsons TV show will announce they will be ending the show in the near future. False
30.   Kyle Busch wins the NASCAR Sprint cup title again this year. N/A
Matt Kenseth wins at least 3 races this year. False  so far
31. The Supreme Court knocks down at least 1 provision of ObamaCare. True
32. "The View" TV squawk show will be cancelled this year. False so far 
33.  There will no credible 3rd party Michael Bloomberg. True
34,  The Sierra Nevada's mountain range in California and Nevada will have at least 150% of normal snowpack this year.(2015-2016 winter) true
35. ISIS will lose ground in 2016 in their terrorism fight. True
35.  There will at least 1 terrorism attack in the U.S. when 20 or more people are killed due to Muslim terrorism. True
36.  There be at least 1 Muslim terrorist attack in Europe that kills more than 50 people. True
37.  Chicago will have over 300 murders this year. True
38.  The number police officers shot and killed on duty, based on the Officer Down Memorial Page will increase over 2015. True
So far, I am not owing as well compared to the past few years, but I still have about a month and a half.

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