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Best picks for DraftKings $10,000 Royal Rumble Pool

WrestleMania Season starts tonight! Who are the best choices to head home with the title shots and the titles themselves? Make your picks and win $10000 from DraftKings!

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It’s Point To The WrestleMania Sign Season! Tonight the road to Tampa and WrestleMania 37 at Raymond James Stadium begins just 25 minutes down I-275 at Tropicana Field WWE ThunderDome in St. Petersburg.

And DraftKings Sportsbook is helping break in the most exciting time of the year for pro graps fans across the world with a $10,000 2021 Royal Rumble pool that’s free for all to enter. Just pick the winners of the key matches and how they get there, and you’ll win your share of the cash.

There’s no pay-per-view that ends up having more surprises each year than The Rumble, which is usually the setup for what storylines we’ll see play out at WrestleMania. And with The Showcase of the Immortals playing out over two nights this year, there’s even more time to put together more intricate layers of drama.

So keeping all this in mind... here’s our picks for the 2021 Royal Rumble Pool at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Who will win the Men’s Royal Rumble match?

  • A.J. Styles
  • Edge
  • Big E
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Daniel Bryan
  • Any Other Superstar

It’s his time. The Master of the Five Count has been part of what might be the best tag team in the history of the business for seven years, and he’s a fantastic worker that might be ready to be the champion. Plus it’s a home game for him, as he’s from Tampa Bay which hosts both the Rumble and WrestleMania this year. No hometown curse here, as Langston points at the sign when it’s all over.

PS: Why would Brock Lesnar be here?

Entrant Number of Men’s Royal Rumble Winner

  • Over 15.5
  • Under 15.5

Just doesn’t seem like the right year to have someone make a Shawn Michaels or Ric Flair run to the title shot. And as much as we love Big E... he’s a big dude and that’s a lot of ring time.

How many superstars will Otis eliminate?

  • Over 4.5
  • Under 4.5

It’s easy to forget Otis was actually a Pan Am Games medalist in real life when he breaks out the Kool-Aid-like “Ohhh YEAAA.” We love his gimmick and he’s built for the Rumble, but five is a LOT of people to take out. We’ll go under here.

Who will win the Women’s Royal Rumble match?

  • Bayley
  • Rhea Ripley
  • Bianca Belair
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Alexa Bliss
  • Any Other Superstar

The EST: Extra Special Treatment ahead of ‘Mania. The rocket on Belair’s back is heavy, but it’s fueled with more charisma and athleticism than anyone in the business right now. If you could draw up a 21st Century Superstar in a lab, it’d be the former All-SEC and All-American hurdler at Tennessee.

PS: Why would Ronda Rousey be here? Are they going to waste that heat where there’s no crowd?

Entrant Number of Women’s Royal Rumble Winner

  • Over 15.5
  • Under 15.5

Belair comes in late because she’s earned as much with her in-ring performances as of late.

Who will win the WWE Universal Championship match?

  • Roman Reigns
  • Kevin Owens

It’s his yard, and as good as KO is, they’ll want The Big Dog holding the belt at ‘Mania. He just looks better on the posters, and they’ve got too much invested in him to this point.

Who will win the WWE Championship match?

  • Drew McIntyre
  • Goldberg

Consider this more of a prayer than a prediction. Please, please, please don’t screw this up, Vincent Kennedy McMahon. If you put a 54-year-old over one of your best natural talents ahead of Mania, and continue to wonder why ratings are falling... look deep inside you.

McIntyre is also a St. Pete resident, and can walk to ThunderDome from his house. Having him lose to an AARP member at home would be just awful. Just don’t do this. Don’t even think about it.

Who will win the Women’s Tag Team Championship match?

  • Asuka & Charlotte Flair
  • Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler

They’re not having the two best women in the division ahead of Mania do the job this close to Mania, with Peacock now a part of the equation.

Will The Miz cash in the Money in the Bank Contract during the PPV?

  • Yes
  • No

This is a pretty packed show anyway, there might not be time for yet another title change.

How many NXT superstars will participate in the Men’s & Women’s Royal Rumble matches combined?

  • Over 5.5
  • Under 5.5

The Rumbles continue to be a platform for introducing young talent, and there’s no reason superstars such as Adam Cole, Austin Theory, Drake Maverick and more won’t join locks such as Rhea Ripley and Finn Balor to be here.