Run in Analysis

A month ago we looked doomed. Couldn’t score let alone win. Well, things have changed thanks to the Monky Man! After 3 games, 5 goals, none conceded and 9 points – we have our fate in our own hands. So how does the remainder of the season look for those teams in the fight to stay up.

Remaining Games and Possible Results:

24th Burton Albion P 40 with 31 Pts

Blues A Defeat

Hull H Defeat

Derby H Draw

Sunderland A Defeat

Bolton H Draw

Preston A Defeat

Relegated bottom of the league 33 points

23rd Sunderland P 40 31 Points

Remaining Games and Possible Results:

Leeds A Defeat

Norwich H Win

Reading A Draw

Burton H Win

Fulham H Defeat

Wolves H Win

Finish on 41 Points

22nd Barnsley P39 34 Points

Sheff Utd H Defeat

Ipswich A Defeat

Bolton H Win

Leeds A Defeat

Forest A Draw

Brentford H Win

Derby A Defeat

Finish on 41 Points

21st Blues P 40 39 Points

Burton H Win

Bristol City A Draw

Wolves A Defeat

Sheff Utd H Draw

QPR A Defeat

Fulham H Draw

Finish on 45 Points – Safe

20th Bolton P 40 39 Points

Derby A Defeat

Millwall H Defeat

Barnsley A Defeat

Wolves H Defeat

Burton A Draw

Forest H Win

Finish on 43 Points – Just Safe

19th Reading P 40 39 Points

Preston H Draw

Fulham A Defeat

Sunderland H Draw

Sheff Wed A Defeat

Ipswich H Draw

Cardiff A Defeat

Finish on 42 Points – Just Safe

So from my predictions the bottom 3 will finish as they are, with Blues, Bolton and Reading surviving. However out of those 3, I would say Reading have the toughest run in and it is a possibility that they could be caught. For us 3 teams, anything over 44 points would almost definitely confirm safety. So with all 3 on 39 points, 2 wins or a win and 2 draws will probably be sufficient.

The unknowns are the games against relegation candidates. For that reason, Sunderland still have an outside chance with games left against Reading and Burton, however they have probably now left themselves too much to do.

The good news for us is, 2 wins and we are probably safe. Watch us lose on Saturday now and mess up my prediction!

Kev

 

 

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