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Sheffield Wednesday: This is where a supercomputer thinks the Owls will finish this season based on the first ten matches

It looks like Sheffield Wednesday could be headed for a mid-table finish this season.

That’s according to the number crunchers at FiveThirtyEight.com, who reckon the Owls will finish in 13th place in the Championship at the end of the season.

Sheffield Wednesday are predicted to finish mid-table

Sheffield Wednesday are predicted to finish mid-table

The prediction, based on the results of the first ten matches and a rating system made from data and Soccer Power Index statistics, puts Jos Luhukay’s side just two places higher than where they finished last season.

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It has West Brom at the top of the table on 81 points and Middlesbrough as the second automatically promoted team with 78 points.

The Owls, who are currently 12th in the Championship table, are predicted to reach a tally of 60 points and currently have a 12% chance of reaching the play-offs according to the statistics.

Jos Luhukay’s side are anticipated to win 16 matches this season and draw 13 with 17 predicted defeats.

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The index goes as far as to calculate expected goal difference of -6 and an average number of goals scored and conceded per match, which are both 1.4 for Wednesday.

So far this season the Owls have won four of their ten league matches and sit on 15 points.

The full predicted Championship table is as follows:

1. West Brom – 81 pts

2. Middlesbrough – 78 pts

3. Leeds United – 76 pts

4. Brentford – 75 pts

5. Sheffield United – 74 pts

6. Stoke City – 70 pts

7. Aston Villa – 69 pts

8. Swansea City – 69 pts

9. Norwich City – 67 pts

10. Derby County – 66 pts

11. Bristol City – 66 pts

12. Nottingham Forest – 61 pts

13. Sheffield Wednesday 60 pts

14. Wigan Athletic – 59 pts

15. Birmingham City – 59 pts

16. Blackburn Rovers – 57 pts

17. Bolton Wanderers – 54 pts

18. QPR – 53 pts

19. Hull City – 53 pts

20. Millwall – 52 pts

21. Preston North End – 52 pts

22. Reading – 50 pts

23. Rotherham United – 48 pts

24. Ipswich Town – 45 pts