What is the supercomputer predicting for Newcastle United this season? (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Supercomputer predicts close race for Premier League survival with contrasting fortunes for Newcastle United, Everton, Leeds United and Watford

Victory over Brighton made it eight games unbeaten for Eddie Howe’s side and results elsewhere have aided their survival hopes.

By Joe Buck
Tuesday, 8th March 2022, 3:08 pm

Wins for Newcastle and Brentford did their survival hopes the world of good at the weekend, whilst defeats for Everton and Leeds United will have compounded their ever-increasing relegation worries.

The current bottom three, Burnley, Norwich City and Watford, also suffered defeats this weekend as yet another round of Premier League action transformed the relegation picture once again.

The business end of the season is nigh and because of postponements earlier in the season, games are coming thick-and-fast for a lot of sides and the picture at the top and bottom of the table could be altered greatly in the next few weeks.

Here, we take a look at how the supercomputer, courtesy of FiveThirtyEight, predicts the 2021/22 Premier League table will look like and whether or not Eddie Howe’s side will do enough to drag themselves out of relegation danger:

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