Boro are currently 15th in the Championship table ahead of an important run of fixtures against teams below them in the division.
Boss Warnock has come in for criticism from sections of the supporters at the Riverside with the Teessiders closer to the relegation zone than the play-off places.
But how will the season pan out for Boro? Data experts FiveThirtyEight have already made their predictions and here we take a look.
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1. Peterborough United - 24th - relegated
Peterborough are set for an immediate return to League One with data experts FiveThirtyEight predicting the Posh to finish bottom of the Championship table with 42 points. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)
Photo: Harriet Lander
2. Derby County - 23rd - relegated
It's been a tumultuous time at Pride Park for Derby County fans and things are predicted to get worse by FiveThirtyEight who see the Rams being relegated with 42 points. (Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)
Photo: Ashley Allen
3. Hull City - 22nd - relegated
Another side being tipped for an immediate return to League One is Hull City. FiveThirtyEight predict the Tigers will claim the third and final relegation spot with 47 points. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Photo: George Wood
4. Barnsley - 21st
The Tykes reached the Championship play-offs last season but FiveThirtyEight predict Barnsley will only just scrape survival this time around with 52 points. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Photo: George Wood