WWE Elimination Chamber 2017 Match Predictions

WWE Smackdown Live's Elimination Chamber PPV is on this Sunday and there is a lot at stake here.

The winners have a chance to be included in featured matches at WrestleMania 33, while the losers might be relegated to the back of the line.

Predicting how WrestleMania 33 will be like has been very unpredictable this year thanks to Vince McMahon changing his mind on the match card.

However things are now starting to take shape, although WWE could always swerve us this Sunday. Let's go down the match card and see who might win.

Luke Harper vs. Randy Orton

The feud between Luke Harper and Randy Orton has been brewing for many weeks now thanks to Orton's newfound friendship with Bray Wyatt.

Bray Wyatt started to favor Orton more than Harper and Harper had enough of getting shafted. This is the first time Harper has been turned into a babyface.

Despite Harper getting a new direction in his career. it's highly unlikely WWE is going to book Orton to lose at Elimination Chamber.

After all, Orton is the 2017 Royal Rumble winner. Orton needs to stay strong so he will most likely get a clean victory over Harper with the RKO.

Apollo Crews and Kalisto vs. Dolph Ziggler

Sadly, these three men have been lost in the shuffle and have yet to make a real huge impact due to the recent brand split.

It appears as if the Smackdown Live writers had no idea what to do with these guys so they threw them all into his random handicap match.

Since Dolph Ziggler is now a heel, I'm guessing this match will end with a DQ with Ziggler going angry and hitting the pair with steel chairs again. Hopefully after WrestleMania 33, these three men have more to do.

Nikki Bella vs. Natalya

The beef between Nikki Bella and Natalya has been an interesting one. It's great to see the women in WWE actually getting storylines of their own. This is just one of three women's matches on the PPV card.

Anyway, Nikki Bella is due to retire next month and I don't see her losing this match easily.

She'll probably win this match in what could be her final victory in WWE. Usually in WWE, people who retire lose their last match.

Tag Team Turmoil

The Smackdown Live tag-team division is healthy as there are a lot of great teams on the roster.

American Alpha are the defending champions and they are going over pretty well with the crowd. I don't see the WWE halting their momentum anytime soon.

The only real threat to American Alpha are The Usos. The Usos have become cooler since they turned heel recently and there's an outside chance they can become the new tag-team champions at the PPV this Sunday.

Becky Lynch vs. Mickie James

This could be one of the best matches of the night.

You have Becky Lynch who is one of the best female wrestlers from the NXT generation vs. Mickie James who was one of the best from the Ruthless Aggression era.

Despite Mickie James being much older than Becky Lynch, she still looks good in the ring and can wrestle very good matches.

As for who might win this match, I'm giving the win to Becky Lynch. This is mainly because Mickie James was hired to make the new blood look good.

Smackdown Live Women's Title: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Naomi

Naomi is one of the most entertaining female wrestlers in recent memory, but sadly she's never had a chance to become a champion.

Alexa Bliss on the other hand has managed to be on top just mere months after making her main roster debut.

Since WrestleMania 33 takes place in Naomi's hometown of Orlando, Florida, I feel WWE might let her win the belt at that event instead.

This Sunday, I expect Alexa Bliss to retain her title possibly by cheating. We might see some interference from Mickie James.

WWE Title Elimination Chamber Match: John Cena (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz vs. Baron Corbin vs. Bray Wyatt

The main event is likely to be the most entertaining match on the entire card and many people are intrigued to see who wins.

The winner of this match goes on to face Randy Orton at WrestleMania 33 for the WWE title.

Everyone is hoping John Cena loses since we've seen him face Randy Orton many times before.

It's unlikely WWE will book these two again as we already saw them wrestle each other on this week's episode of Smackdown Live. John Cena is losing the belt on Sunday.

Dean Ambrose, The Miz and Baron Corbin are just there to fill in the numbers. I don't see any of them winning this match.

Dean Ambrose already held the title recently and it's a little too early to put Baron Corbin in a featured match at WrestleMania 33.

As for The Miz, he flopped the last time he was in the main event of WrestleMania and WWE won't want to make that mistake again.

All of the rumors suggest that Bray Wyatt will win in order to further his storyline with Randy Orton. This is the most likely scenario, although I want AJ Styles to win.

Styles in my opinion is a far better wrestler than Bray Wyatt. Styles vs. Orton at WrestleMania 33 could be a show stealer.

I'm hoping Styles is able to win this Sunday, but my gut feeling tells me that Wyatt will win. I don't hate Wyatt, but he's just not as stylish as Styles inside the wrestling ring.

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