How has Newcastle United's victory over Wolves affected their survival hopes? (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Supercomputer predicts major transformation in Premier League relegation picture after crucial results involving Newcastle United, Everton, Leeds United and Burnley

Chris Wood’s penalty gave Newcastle victory against Wolves on Friday night – but how has that victory impacted their survival hopes?

By Joe Buck
Saturday, 9th April 2022, 11:23 am

The win under the lights at St James’s Park mean Newcastle ended the evening ten points above the relegation zone having taken 34 points from their 31 games thus far.

Wood’s strike also ended a run of three defeats in a row for Eddie Howe’s side and banished any demons from their big defeat at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last weekend.

But how has this win affected their survival hopes? And how have other huge games involving teams below them impacted the whole relegation race?

Newcastle have just seven games of the season left to play and here, courtesy of FiveThirtyEight, we take a look at the latest supercomputer predictions and how that rates Newcastle United’s chances of survival this season and how the Premier League table will look when it comes to its conclusion on May 22.

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