Arsenal's Chances of Winning Premier League Rated by Supercomputer

Arsenal's Chances of Winning Premier League Rated by Supercomputer

  • A supercomputer has given Arsenal a mere 14% chance of winning the Premier League title
  • This is despite the Gunners’ impressive start to the league campaign
  • Mikel Arteta’s side are top of the pile with 28 points from 11 games

Arsenal have been handed just a 14% chance of winning the Premier League title despite exerting their credentials onto their rivals this season.

The Premier League leaders have surprised everyone so far this season, exceeding expectation and staying on top of the table after 11 games.

But according to a supercomputer affiliated to FiveThirtyEight, Manchester City are better placd to clinch the title for a third straight season.

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The Arsenal team line up before the UEFA Europa League group A match between PSV Eindhoven and Arsenal FC at Phillips Stadium on October 27, 2022. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane.
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With 26 games of the campaign to go, the supercomputer crunched down the numbers to determine where each Premier League side would finish in May.

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It is however not all gloom for the Gunners fans as they have been tipped to finish second in the league.

So if the predictions are anything to go by, Arsenal will wait longer for their first title since 2003/2004, but a second-place finish would be their best since 2016.

Liverpool have been tipped to finish in third place despite their horrible start to the season, while Chelsea have will round up the top four as per the supercomputer.

Manchester United, who have proven to be capable of taking on the big guns in the Premier League so far, have been tipped to end the season in fifth.

At the bottom of the table, Wolves, Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest are the sides who have been tipped to suffer the dreaded drop back to the Championship.

Meanwhile, Antonio Conte’s Tottenham, who have had mixed fortunes this season, are set to finish in sixth as per the predictions.

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Elsewhere, Sports Brief also reported on Guardiola’s recent sentiments amid Manchester United’s ecent run of form.

Ten Hag took over the hot seat at Old Trafford in the summer following a calamitous season that saw the club change managers mid-season.

The former Ajax manager oversaw a busy transfer window that saw the arrivals of high-profile players in Christian Eriksen, Casemiro, Antony and Tyrell Malacia. He has also had to hold down the fort over the contentious Cristiano Ronaldo saga that saw the acclaimed striker almost leave before throwing tantrums thereafter.

Guardiola has revealed that he is a big admirer of the work Erik ten Hag is doing at Manchester United this season