Emmy experts: Jane Lynch (‘Hollywood Game Night’) will repeat as Best Reality Host

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Game on, Jane! According to Gold Derby's Emmy Experts, last year's Best Reality Host champ Jane Lynch will win again for NBC's "Hollywood Game Night." Are our odds-makers correct, or are they overestimating this TV academy favorite?

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The Experts give Lynch leading 9/10 odds to win her second Emmy for this popular game show. It would be her third career trophy after a 2010 victory as Best Comedy Supporting Actress for the first season of "Glee."

Five Experts predict Lynch will win the Emmy: Debra Birnbaum (Variety), Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Lynette Rice (Ent. Weekly), Matt Roush (TV Guide) and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby).

However, it's far from unanimous.

A trio of Experts are forecasting a win for Cat Deeley ("So You Think You Can Dance"): Matthew Jacobs (HuffPo), Ken Tucker (Yahoo) and Jarett Wieselman (Buzzfeed).

And one Emmyologist thinks Anthony Bourdain ("The Taste") will prevail: Eric Deggans (NPR).

The other Reality Host contenders in the running are former winners Heidi Klum/Tim Gunn ("Project Runway") and Tom Bergeron ("Dancing With the Stars").

Do you agree or disagree with the predictions of our Experts?

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Last year, our Experts had an accuracy rate of 58.62% when it came to predicting the Emmy winners. That score tied them with both Gold Derby's Editors and the Top 24 Users (those two dozen folks who did the best at predicting last year's Emmys). Our Users scored  51.72% (Click on any of these groups to see what they got right and wrong last year.)

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Photo: Jane Lynch 16 Aug 2014. Credit: Everett Collection/REX

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