call one's shot

[call one's shot] {v. phr.} 1. To tell before firing where a bullet will hit.

An expert rifleman can call his shot regularly.

The wind was strong and John couldn't call his shots.

2. or [call the turn] To tell in advance the result of something before you do it.

Mary won three games in a row, just as she said she would. She called her turns well.

Nothing ever happens as Tom says it will. He is very poor at calling his turns.