Statisticians found they came out the victors in 527 run-throughs of the season.
That’s a whopping 46.6% of the 1,000 Championship matches.
Behind the magpies – by quite some way – was fellow Premier League drop out, Aston Villa, who came second winning 369 times. That’s only 32.6% of attempts.
Norwich City were third, winning the league 113 or in 10% of the management game simulations.
Will Grigg of Wigan Athletic is expected to be top scorer across the Championship in 16.6% of the title run-throughs.
Just behind Grigg in second was Norwich City’s Steven Naismith with 14.7%