Stats gurus tell us where Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland and Ipswich Town will finish - and on how many points

It’s been a long and winding road to this stage of the League One season. And we’re entering crunch time.

Monday, 28th March 2022, 4:07 pm

After a promising start to the campaign and a wobble or two, Sheffield Wednesday have stabilised to go sixth with seven matches remaining, with the nature of recent wins over Burton Albion, Cambridge United and Cheltenham Town further maintaining fan hopes they’ll stop there.

But the competition in the top third is fierce and if they are able to grab a playoff spot, the Owls will be made to work for it.

After that 4-1 Cheltenham win, what do the numbers say on where they will finish, and what about the relegation battle and the likes of Sunderland, Ipswich and Plymouth Argyle?

The number crunchers at world-renowned statistics outlet FiveThirtyEight have put the remaining fixtures, form guides and the quality of squad through the supercomputer. Here’s what the numbers say.

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