A number of clubs, including Sheffield United, are in the race for the play-offs and hoping for a day out at Wembley at the end of this month (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Supercomputer predicts Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest, Luton Town, Middlesbrough and Millwall promotion chances

After nine months and 45 games, it all comes down to the final one for many clubs in the Championship promotion race.

Tuesday, 3rd May 2022, 4:03 pm

After Fulham wrapped up the title on Monday evening – and in some style too, hammering Luton Town 7-0 – all eyes now turn to the race for the play-offs and, depending on the outcome of Nottingham Forest’s huge clash with Bournemouth tonight, the potential battle for second place on the final day.

As things stand, Sheffield Unitedwho face champions Fulham on Saturday – are fifth in the Championship table, above Luton only on goal difference. Middlesbrough and Millwall are hoping to sneak into the top six on the final day.

After the 45th round of Championship games were completed, data experts at FiveThirtyEight crunched the numbers to predict how the promotion race will finish.

Here's how, in reverse order, they believe the Championship table will look come Saturday afternoon … will it play out that way?

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