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Posted: Wednesday June 9, 2010 8:21AM ; Updated: Friday May 27, 2011 3:33PM

SI Experts' Picks: 2010 World Cup

Sports Illustrated and SI.com polled its staff for their predictions on how the World Cup will play out. Spain and Brazil received the most votes as projected winners, while the U.S. is expected to qualify from Group C. Share your thoughts on how you think the U.S. will fare in South Africa.
 
Grant
WAHL
 
A Mexico
Uruguay
 
B Argentina
Nigeria
 
C England
USA
 
D Serbia
Germany
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Slovakia
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Serbia
 
3rd Place
Brazil
 
2nd Place
England
 
Champion
Spain
 
Gabriele
MARCOTTI
 
A Uruguay
Mexico
 
B Argentina
Nigeria
 
C England
USA
 
D Ghana
Germany
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Paraguay
Italy
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Cameroon
 
3rd Place
Brazil
 
2nd Place
England
 
Champion
Argentina
 
Steve
DAVIS
 
A Mexico
South Africa
 
B Nigeria
Argentina
 
C England
USA
 
D Germany
Serbia
 
E Netherlands
Denmark
 
F Paraguay
Italy
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Germany
 
2nd Place
Brazil
 
Champion
Spain
 
 
Sid
LOWE
 
A Uruguay
France
 
B Argentina
Nigeria
 
C USA
England
 
D Germany
Ghana
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Argentina
 
2nd Place
Brazil
 
Champion
Spain
 
Jonathan
WILSON
 
A France
Uruguay
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Serbia
Germany
 
E Netherlands
Denmark
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Serbia
 
3rd Place
England
 
2nd Place
Spain
 
Champion
Brazil
 
Jen
CHANG
 
A France
South Africa
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Germany
Serbia
 
E Denmark
Netherlands
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Germany
 
2nd Place
Brazil
 
Champion
Spain
 
 
Tim
VICKERY
 
A France
Uruguay
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Ghana
Germany
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Argentina
 
2nd Place
Spain
 
Champion
Brazil
 
Raphael
HONIGSTEIN
 
A Uruguay
France
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Serbia
Germany
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Switzerland
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Argentina
 
2nd Place
Spain
 
Champion
Brazil
 
Georgina
TURNER
 
A Mexico
France
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Germany
Serbia
 
E Netherlands
Denmark
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Spain
 
2nd Place
Brazil
 
Champion
Argentina
 
 
Mark
MRAVIC
 
A France
Mexico
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Serbia
Australia
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Honduras
 
4th Place
England
 
3rd Place
Serbia
 
2nd Place
Brazil
 
Champion
Italy
 
Marcela
MORA Y ARAUJO
 
A France
South Africa
 
B Argentina
Nigeria
 
C England
USA
 
D Germany
Ghana
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Slovakia
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
France
 
3rd Place
Ivory Coast
 
2nd Place
Netherlands
 
Champion
Argentina
 
Mark
Bechtel
 
A France
Mexico
 
B Argentina
Nigeria
 
C USA
Slovenia
 
D Serbia
Germany
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Ivory Coast
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Germany
 
3rd Place
Argentina
 
2nd Place
Brazil
 
Champion
Spain
 
 
George
DOHRMANN
 
A Mexico
South Africa
 
B Argentina
Nigeria
 
C England
Slovenia
 
D Germany
Ghana
 
E Netherlands
Denmark
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Netherlands
 
3rd Place
Argentina
 
2nd Place
England
 
Champion
Spain
 
Ben
REITER
 
A Mexico
France
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C England
USA
 
D Germany
Ghana
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Paraguay
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Germany
 
3rd Place
England
 
2nd Place
Spain
 
Champion
Brazil
 
Ben
LYTTLETON
 
A Mexico
Uruguay
 
B Argentina
South Korea
 
C USA
England
 
D Germany
Serbia
 
E Netherlands
Cameroon
 
F Italy
Slovakia
 
G Brazil
Portugal
 
H Spain
Chile
 
4th Place
Serbia
 
3rd Place
Spain
 
2nd Place
Argentina
 
Champion
Brazil
 
 

 
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