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As far as I know, both are grammatically correct, so which one is best to use?

My predictions of the future

Or:

My predictions for the future

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You should use predictions of the future. Also some people use "about" after prediction. We use "prediction for" usually before an event.

Example:

Predictions of the future are not reliable.

2011 Predictions for world events.

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