The eleventh event in the Cageside Seats Pay-Per-View Pick 'Em Game is upon us. It's WWE Elimination Chamber 2013 and it goes down this Sun., Feb. 17, 2013, from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The game is simple. We list the match-ups in this post, you pick who you think is going to win, post it in the comments section of this thread, and we'll tally the standings, which will be posted the Monday following the event.
For each correct prediction of the undercard matches, you get one point and for correctly predicting the main event (whichever match goes on last), you get two points.
This continues for every WWE and TNA PPV event until the end of the season, which culminates just before SummerSlam 2013, when the points will be added and a winner crowned. Your prize will be The Big Gold Belt, so make your picks count, folks.
NOTE: There are special bonus points available for this event, and also points penalties this time around as well; seeing as the Elimination Chamber is all about elimination, and success against the odds. Your GM and I talked about it last night, and here's what you'll need to pick and the bonus points or penalties you will be subject to:
2 point bonus - For every correct pick of each entrant's order of exit
(-1) point penalty - For every incorrect pick of each entrant's order of exit
0 point bonus/penalty - For opting NOT to pick the exit order of any participant. No risk = no gain
5 point bonus - For correctly picking the winner of the Elimination Chamber match
25 point bonus - For correctly picking every exit in the correct order AND the correct winner
Now, onto the line-up for Elimination Chamber:
- The Rock vs. CM Punk
- Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show
- The Shield vs. John Cena, Sheamus, Ryback
- Kaitlyn vs. Tamina Snuka
- Antonio Cesaro vs. The Miz
- Rhodes Scholars vs. Brodus Clay and Tensai
- Elimination Chamber match
This post will stay in the Cover (that thing at the top of the front page with the featured stories of the day) until Saturday night to allow ample time for everyone to get their picks in. The cutoff is midnight CT. Make your predictions for each match in the comments section below.
Here are the General's official picks for the event, and if you could enter yours in this manner, that would be preferable, although it's not required:
The Rock vs. CM Punk
Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show
The Shield vs. John Cena, Sheamus, Ryback
Kaitlyn vs. Tamina Snuka
Antonio Cesaro vs. Miz
Rhodes Scholars vs. Brodus Clay and Tensai
Mark Henry wins SmackDown Elimination Chamber
Elimination order: Jericho, Orton, Kane, Bryan, Swagger