Data analyst makes shock Premier League top four prediction after title race takes another twist

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title race took another extraordinary twist over the weekend - and a data analyst has predicted how that could change the complexion of the table come the season’s finale in May. With just nine games of the league campaign to go, things are certainly hotting up after another entertaining weekend of action. It’s now Manchester City who lead the way after Pep Guardiola’s men battled to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Bournemouth on Saturday. Riyad Mahrez’s second-half strike provide decisive at the Vitality Stadium, though Liverpool had a chance to move back above City on Sunday. Manchester City overcame Bournemouth at the weekend (Image: PA) Read MoreRelated ArticlesMan Utd missing 10 players for Champions League showdown against PSG However, Jurgen Klopp’s men were unable to overcome fierce rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby at Goodison

Park. That goalless draw means City now sit one point above Liverpool, having played the same number of games, and certainly makes for an exciting finish to what has been a memorable season. Tottenham , who drew 1-1 with Arsenal , are perhaps out of the title race now, sitting 10 points beh

ind the leaders. Manchester United currently occupy the last Champions League spot on 58 points, one point above fifth-placed Arsenal and two ahead of Chelsea in sixth. Liverpool were unable to overcome rivals Everton on Sunday (Image: PETER POWELL/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) How the data analyst predicts the title race (Image: Five Thirty Eight) Read MoreRelated ArticlesJamie Carragher criticises Jurgen Klopp for what he did during Everton draw So, is that how things will finish? According to world famous statistician Nate Silvers blog Five Thirty Eight , City will edge Liverpool to this season’s Premier League trophy. It’s predicted that City will finish the season on 93 points, two clear of the Reds, while Tottenham will finish in third, 16 points behind Guardiola’s men. Chelsea secured a much-needed win over Fulham (Image: Getty Images) According to Five Thirty Eight, Chelsea will fini

sh fourth (Image: Five Thirty Eight) Read MoreRelated ArticlesJamie Redknapp calls for two radical changes in football - and says fans would love it United may currently sit fourth, but


their superb form under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, they may not secure the final Champions League berth. Five Thirty Eight have made the shock prediction that Chelsea, who beat rivals Fulham on Sunday, will outdo the R

ed Devils and Arsenal to finish in fourth. At the other end of the table, Huddersfield , Fulham and Cardiff - the three teams currently in the relegation zone - are the trio predicted to drop down to the Championship. Five Thirty Eights full Premier League final t

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the most underrated players in world The Five Thirty Eight table in full 1. Manchester City 2. Liverpool 3. Tottenham 4. Chelsea 5. Arsenal 6. Manchester United 7. Watford 8. Wolves 9. West Ham 10. Everton 11. Leicester Cit

y 12. Bournemouth 13. Crystal Palace 14. Newcastle 15. Brighton 16. Burnley 17. Southampton 18. Cardiff City 19. Fulham 20. Huddersfield Read MoreMirror Footballs Top StoriesTransfer

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