Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring their side's first goal with Joelinton during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Burnley at St. James Park on December 04, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Supercomputer predicts where Newcastle United, Leeds, Norwich and Burnley will finish in the Premier League relegation battle

Newcastle United moved off the bottom of the Premier League table following Saturday’s 1-0 win over Burnley – but how has that impacted the ‘data experts’’ calculations for the end of season standings?

Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 5:06 pm

The Magpies are hoping to do something no side has ever done before in the Premier League and stay up having failed to win any of their opening 14 games.

That first win finally came at the 15th attempted against Burnley as Callum Wilson’s 40th minute strike proved to be the difference between the sides.

Although the win lifted Eddie Howe’s side off the bottom of the table, they remain 19th and three points from safety with 23 top-flight matches remaining.

Following the weekend’s results, we’ve compiled data from FiveThirtyEight’s supercomputer, which has predicted the final 2021-22 Premier League standings using a range of statistical calculations, form guides and data analysis.

Here is the supercomputer prediction after 15 league matches…

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