Lee Johnson’s side failed to bounce back after last weekend’s loss against Charlton Athletic at the Stadium of Light.
The result disappointing result leaves the Black Cats’ automatic promotion hopes in tatters.
Indeed, Sunderland’s head coach admitted that Wigan Athletic deserved their victory as Sunderland's automatic promotion hopes suffered a major dent at the DW Stadium.
“Obviously, goals change games and it’s been another scenario where we haven’t defended a set-play," Johnson said.
"In the last ten games or so, there’s been too many of those. It’s disappointing because you can’t keep giving teams a leg-up, but I’ll be honest, I didn’t think we deserved it today."
But what are the data experts saying about the League One table and where are Sunderland predicted to finish following back-to-back losses?
Here, we take a look at the third-tier and every clubs predicted position and points totals: