Premier League table: Where each club is statistically most likely to finish according to computer calculations

21 Mar

The weekend saw several significant results as a fascinating Premier League season reaches its final straight.

Leicester City marched on towards what would be an utterly remarkable title success, while Tottenham – without a championship since 1961 – maintained their chase of the Foxes.

In the battle for the Champions League places, Manchester United kept themselves in the frame with a vital derby victory at struggling Man City.

West Ham, meanwhile, maintained their thrilling push for the top four, almost certainly killing off any faint hope Chelsea had of finishing fourth.

At the bottom, Norwich boosted their survival chances with a win against West Brom, while Newcastle and Sunderland fought for a point apiece in the Tyne-Wear derby.

So, where will these clubs (and the rest) finish at the end of the season?

The boffin behind Sports Club Stats, might be able to give us an idea.

Using a complex algorithm, involving millions of simulated fixtures – explained here – the website analyses the chances of a team finishing in each position.

And it’s thrown up some interesting numbers, which you can see by clicking the right arrow above.


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