Supercomputer Predicts Final Premier League Standings After Arsenal and Man United Won Derbies

Supercomputer Predicts Final Premier League Standings After Arsenal and Man United Won Derbies

  • Arsenal are currently the favourites to win the Premier League after a bright start to the season
  • The Gunners are currently enjoying an eight-point lead at the top of the standings
  • According to a supercomputer prediction, Arteta's men look set to end the season with 87 points
  • Man City are predicted to finish second ahead of Man United, with Newcastle settling for the fourth spot

A supercomputer has made a prediction of the final Premier League standings after Arsenal and Manchester United won their derbies.

The Gunners and United were the biggest gainers of matchweek 20, with the former seeing off Tottenham in the North London derby to open an eight-point lead at the top of the standings.

The Red Devils, meanwhile, stunned rivals Man City 2-1 at Old Trafford to narrow the gap between them and the reigning champions to just a point.

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Eddie Nketiah and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrate after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Photo by David Price.
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Newcastle United are the other team in the top four, with the Magpies currently placed third with 38 points following their 1-0 hard-fought win over Fulham.

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Supercomputer makes EPL prediction

And with the Premier League title race taking shape, teams battling to secure a Champions League spot, and others fighting to survive relegation, a supercomputer has predicted how things could pan out at the end of the season.

According to Boffins and brainiacs over at bettingexpert, Arsenal are set to be crowned Premier League champions for the first time since 2004.

The Gunners are predicted to finish the season with 87 points, six points ahead of Man City, who have been backed to secure a second-place spot.

Man United have been tipped to finish third with 74 points, with Newcastle settling for the last Champions League spot.

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Such a scenario would see both Liverpool and Chelsea miss out on Champions League football, with the Blues predicted to finish ninth.

Meanwhile, Southampton have been backed to survive relegation by a whisker, with Wolves, Everton, and Bournemouth dropping to Championship.

Arsenal warned about Man United

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Patrick Vieira has backed Manchester United to challenge Arsenal and Man City for the Premier League title this season.

City and Arsenal had initially been touted as the two favourites to win the domestic crown this season.

However, United have fought their way to the top, with Erik ten Hag's men trailing second-placed City by just a point.