'Super computer' predicts where Middlesbrough will finish in the Championship this season

A 'super computer' has predicted where each of the 24 Championship teams will finish - and it's brilliant reading for Middlesbrough fans.

Thursday, 6th September 2018, 10:02 am
Updated Thursday, 6th September 2018, 10:11 am
Britt Assombalonga and Stewart Downing picture in friendly against Sunderland.

The season is barely six games old and the calculators have been out again crunching the numbers on how the Championship table will shape up come May.

Unbeaten Boro and Leeds currently occupy the top two - but will Tony Pulis' men finish?

Well, Boro fans, come May, you'll be celebrating your Championship title win on your return to the Premier League - tipping The Whites to the league title. That's according to TalkSports' 'super computer'.

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We can pray it's correct, but these prediction things aren't usually reliable, are they?

Predicted Championship table in full:

24. Reading (relegated)

23. Queens Park Rangers (relegated)

22. Hull City (relegated)

21. Rotherham United

20. Ipswich Town

19. Birmingham City

18. Norwich City

17. Millwall

16. Bolton Wanderers

15. Sheffield Wednesday

14. Blackburn Rovers

13. Bristol City

12. Wigan Athletic

11. Aston Villa

10. Nottingham Forest

9. Preston North End

8. Stoke City

7. Sheffield United

6. Swansea City (play-offs)

5. Derby County (play-offs)

4. Brentford (play-offs)

3. West Bromwich Albion (play-offs)

2. Leeds United (automatic promotion)

1. Middlesbrough (champions)