Congratulations to Brian Truitt (USA Today) for topping 14 Experts in predicting the 2015 SAG Awards film nominations on Wednesday. He had an accuracy score of 64% and a point total of 3,577 by using his 500 and 200 point bets wisely. Among our scoring champ’s best picks were “Trumbo” stars Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively.
Tariq Khan (Fox News) follows with 60% and then a tie between Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) at 57%. Just behind them are Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior) and Jack Mathews (Gold Derby) at 56%.
Up next is Nicole Sperling (Entertainment Weekly) with 53% right, and then a three-way tie for Thelma Adams (Gold Derby), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo), and Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood) at 52%. The final spot is held by Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) at 48%.
You can see how your score compares to theirs in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. Or you can find your score by clicking on “My Award Scores,” which appears in the gold menu bar when you’re signed in to your account.
Among the predictor groups, the best performance was by our Editors with 61% correct. The Top 24 Users (those two dozen folks who had done the best predicting last year’s winners) and overall Users tied with 56% accuracy. The Experts were last with 52% right. Click each link in the previous sentence or in our accuracy chart to see these scores for yourself.
Brian Truitt (USA Today)
Michael Hogan (Vanity Fair)
Tariq Khan (Fox News)
Nicole Sperling (Entertainment Weekly)
Sasha Stone (Awards Daily)
Make your SAG Awards winner predictions starting with Best Film Ensemble to the right or at the bottom of this post and earn a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting last year’s SAG champs). You can predict all six film categories (ensemble, two leads, two supportings, stunts) for this event.
As some of our Users turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, it’s important that you give us your predictions. Your picks influence our Users racetrack odds, which also factor into our official combined odds.