Data experts 'predict result' of Sheffield Wednesday's tricky clash with Birmingham City

Will Sheffield Wednesday get the win they desperately need?Will Sheffield Wednesday get the win they desperately need?
Will Sheffield Wednesday get the win they desperately need?
Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk faces a reunion with former colleague Pep Clotet as the Owls take on Birmingham City.

Sheffield Wednesday face a tough trip to face Birmingham City at St Andrew’s at the weekend.

Garry Monk and opposite number Pep Clotet famously don’t get along after previously working together at the Blues, and ahead of their latest reunion, the form of the two sides couldn't be more different.

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Whilst the Owls are in a real rut, Clotet’s men are unbeaten in seven games, and will approach the clash with real confidence.

Data experts FiveThirtyEight use a sophisticated model to predict where each Championship team will finish in the table, and also to predict each round of results.

Based on the matches so far this season, they are making Birmingham City strong favourites for the match on Saturday, giving the Blues a 46% chance of victory.

Sheffield Wednesday are given a 25% chance of victory, with a 28% chance of a draw.

For any of you who fancy a flutter this weekend, the model states that Leeds United are the banker of the weekend, with the Whites given a whopping 69% chance of beating Reading at Elland Road.

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