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More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/9/17)

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Last season the Octopus feature was a late arrival for the Championship - it was off having its tentacles given a Brazilian for all I know.

Then again I still don't know why I call a number crunching supercomputer an Octopus but some things are probably best left unasked.

In any event here are the updated Championship predictions for the season of 2017/18 after most sides have played at least eight games of the campaign.

Who goes down?! Who is the current favourite to lift the title this year?

Well you don't have to guess.

With most playing eight games in the Championship in the season of 2017/18, the current favourite to lift the title are Leeds United, but they are closely followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers, missing out by only three points.

The Play Off spots are also pretty nailed on if the predictions are to be believed - Preston North End, Ipswich Town, Middlesbrough and Cardiff City are all four points or more ahead of the nearest challenger in seventh place.

At the other end of the table it also pretty nailed on with Sunderland, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanders all predicted to fail to reach 30 points for the campaign. The table predicts Brentford will be in 21st spot but 18 points clear of the relegation zone.

The one thing that can't be ignored though is there is a hell of a lot of football still to be played and sides start well and fade away and others find form as the months tick by, but this is a bit of fun - I wouldn't bet your house on it!

The predictions are a reflection on the season so far, and absolutely nothing more, and in most cases the next fixture weekend could cause wholescale changes to the table.



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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday September 20 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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